Volucris Avis Dirae​-​Arum

by Cuneiform Records

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    Pre-order of Volucris Avis Dirae-Arum. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
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    releases November 1, 2019

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It Takes A Nation Of Unicorns (To Hold Us Back)
A Quart Of Zolex
Night Of The Goblin
Valence Electrons
When Satan Ruled The Ocean, Jesus Made My Fish Tank Boil
The Court Of Zolex
Your Geometic Hyena
The Seventh Gateway of Ninib Called Adarj


"This, our fourth, is the first album we made with 2 drummers and unlike our last one, we fully embraced 'EPIC' as an overall theme and really stretched out more than ever w/ compositions and sound.
With 2 drummers + bass + Moog and guitar we separated the band into halves with the Moog highlighting whatever needed to be highlighted.
Every song has tons of polyrhythms and close interval tensions and we really came into our own here. All the songs are mid to long length and tried to break several rules per section. We even had songs people liked and asked us to play, which was a first...
Of people's favorites is, of course, the Goblin song from Dawn of the Dead which we combined with another Goblin song and Ballet Instructor which is basically classical math rock.
Other than these 2 songs I would say most everything is very challenging both sonically and compositionally. I believe we were trying to make music for the future, but it turns out the future is not as interesting as we hoped it would be; instead its just samples and dj's playing literal Doritos commercials on their laptops...now THAT would have been a shitty album...
Also this album was co-released by Planaria/Epicene which collectively released awesome shit like Octis / Z's / Extra Life / Time of Orchids / Mick Barr " – Paul Lai August 2019


releases November 1, 2019

Jesse Appelhans - drums
Derek Burns - drums
Eric Kiernowski - bass
Nick Lejejs - Moogs
Paul Lai - guitar


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