Trance2MoveU Posted October 29, 2013 Share Posted October 29, 2013 Artist: Wizack Twizack Title: Behind the Trees Label: Stoneage Records Date: October, 2005 1. Soldier of the Dark 2. Satanic Piggy 3. Kiffen Bitte 4. Jenna Terror 5. Jack Acid 6. 2 Legged Hilazon 7. Kill Me Now 8. San Pedro 9. Smoke With Us "You're gonna kill me aren't you?" Almost 8 years to the day that this was released. The debut album from Swedish nutjob Tommy Axelsson is one of my favorite bits of psytrance. Everything screams psychedelia with a super dark atmosphere. He was one of those artists who wasn't afraid to inject a little melody into his nightmares thereby making it more accessible. Oh he still included the screams of women from horror movies (Kill Me Now) so please don't think this is a walk down the yellow brick road. The bass lines hammer away at your sanity while alien effects graze the temples. Bubbles threaten to boil over aggro guitar crunch and Prodigy breakbeats on tracks like Kiffen Bitte. I find one of his strengths are the complexities he weaves into his dark creations. Instead of being overwhelming (like a lot of darkpsy can be) his layers invite you to explore further. His synth phrases melt into each other for smooth transitions making the hallucination seem all the more real. And that's what this is...one long hallucination. At the same time he is able to stack layers upon one another to create a wall of sound. Another reason to like his work is the samples he uses and manipulates. Never cheesy and usually enhance the mood. All in all a nice piece of dark work without being to heavy. So something for those who love the night and people like me who like to visit. Beatspace GoaStore Mdk Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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