The Fountain of Perpetual Decrepitude

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DRKFLT002

Format: Cassette, Digital

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Savier’s debut proper for Darkfloor Sound is the eight shard doomtronic assault ‘The Fountain of Perpetual Decrepitude’. Having previously released with us one half of Savagen, on 2014’s ‘Practically Educated’, and one of 3 artists invited to remix ‘Aaleph’ – Mild Maynyrd’s commentary on US social ills at the end of 2016.

This release is split between one side of original content, and one of remixed material. Providing their ample skills on the remix tip we have versions from Submechanical (one half of 3by3’s much missed Cloaks), Acre Recordings’ C Mantle under his twisted beats guise Opine Kosinsky, the dark soundscape master Herd, Slowfoot and Projekt’s percussion maestro Robert Logan, cinematic industrialist Metalogue, Bombardier’s 5th of July project, and our own duo, A Vengeance.

Each compliment and disrupt Savier’s original material to great effect.

Release Date: 30.03.2018
Mastering by Black Monolith Studios
Artwork by makemassair

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Weight 60 kg
Format

Cassette, Digital

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Headphone Commute - "...On Arteater, fragments of memories get triggered with nearly recognizable sounds, and I’m floating on the edge of consciousness that only exists between a dream state and wakefulness. Eyes still open I begin to respond emotionally to images unheard and sounds unseen, patterns unlatched and voices unhinged. This is a bipolar trip into the sensory mind’s eye, where the soundscape of the untapped cognizance is only known to the very self – that twisted psyche of dreamscapes, explored and returned to in deadly flashbacks and lucid nightmares. This is the place that my inner architect has built, and Arteater is the soundtrack to these abstractions..."
- reviews.headphonecommute.com/2016/06/07/herd-arteater-darkfloor-sound

I Die You Die - "...UK producer Jason Thomson has been working in the same soundscape vein as the likes of Future Sound Of London (and has released material in conjunction with FSOL) for several years, whittling jet-black architecture and futuretek out of claustrophobic sweeps and clangs, pushing the idea of ambient techno to its very limits. Arteater reverse engineers the sort of sample-heavy urban noir worlds that Burial and others have constructed for themselves. While the latter might build entire rhythmic tracks out of a pair of metallic clangs or sound effects, Thomson sculpts individual sounds and passages, only to toss them about the mix with haphazard abandon, recreating a cluttered ambiance where others might seek to impose a more familiar and rhythmic order..."
- idieyoudie.com/2016/06/observer-june-15th-2016

Rivet - "EVIL"
- Kontra-Musik, Skudge

Sunil Sharpe - "Brilliant sound (s)! A record that I'll most likely be listening to than be playing out, but will find a way to fit it in. Nice work!"
- On The Hoof, Works The Long Nights

Bombardier - "Very cool"
- Division 13, Low Res, Void Tactical Media

David Meiser - "Nice EP. Once again pushing the boundaries of the pre-establish sound"
- Nachtstrom Schallplatten, Reloading Records

Swarm Intelligence - "Sounding great"
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Israel Vines - "Excellent stuff. This is a great sounding release. Looking forward to continued listens"
- Borrowed Language, Eye Teeth

Savier - "It's fucking class. Just what I needed."
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