CORY STRAND "BEAUTY IN THE BEAST: A REINTERPRETATION" 6CDr (AOW 82)
A deep and sonorous ambient reworking of Wendy Carlos's equally deep and complex album "Beauty in the Beast," transformed into a massive engulfment of glacial drones and throbbing bass ambivalence. The inherent loveliness and menace of Carlos's album are here stretched out to epic proportions, becoming a veritable ocean of sounds to explore, get lost in, and eventually drown beneath. This is an invitation to meditation, a hand outstretched to you with fingers yearning. Look into the eyes of the great and unknowable dark. There's a rumbling welling up from beyond the dirt, tearing the earth at the core. The strange and echoing sounds of the planets are being brought to bear upon our world. We are small; so very, very small.
Packaged in a twin volume DVD case in a limited edition of 5 hand-numbered copies. $30 ppd. in the United States, $42 rest of world.