The second Avidya release starts with Aphonia, L.A. based producer and sound designer Matia Simovich’s new solo (ad)venture. ‘Burning Fields’ jacking schematics were conceived of and from the severity of the California wildfires. Industrial, metallic, lo-fi Angels Of Pompeii are a by-product of Montreal’s Italian diaspora, an assemblage of Matt D’Alessio (Temple Records) and Anthony Gallati (Solitary Dancer), who pay homage to the motherland’s electronic pioneers like Kirlian Camera and Victrola. Moscow’s sons, Odopt (Discos Capablanca / Hivern Discs) explore cavernous, virulent techno and soporific atmospherics and tonality in Athma. Finally, St Petersburg’s Linja offers ‘Retreat’, a brooding aura of slo-mo-proto trance to wrap within the first essence of Avidya’s crown.
The second release by Serenades features a magical adventure created by two talented artists from Russia and Greece. Believe it or not, with LINJA’s beckoning modular foghorn, you will find yourself in a desert heading towards the ancient lighthouse castle, while Anatolian Weapons is helping you walk through the vast sand dunes with his electrical mantras and spells.