• catalog: AAX-015
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  • title: Herald the Harbinger of Impending Acoustics, the Horseman Who Revived Organic Institutions
  • format: 5" CD + cassette C18 [TYPE I - Ferric] | - -
  • release date: 2010.04.20
  • edition size: 150
  • duration: 00:42:24
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An excruciatingly complex masterpiece of epic proportions, Herald the Harbinger… contains a timeless narrative of humanity’s inability to overcome in times which demand great sacrifice, continuing the cycle of destruction and rebirth which nature has triumphed over throughout time. With a concept that parallels our modern synthetic society against that of ancient civilization, a storyline cohesive in all eras arises from the ashes of mankind’s self-wrought tragedies.

Two albums worth of material on two appropriately chosen mediums present a high-fidelity compact disc recording of Hail Architeuthis! in their chaotic and crushing live format captured live to vintage 2-track 1/4″ tape, the other a low-fidelity cassette which serves as a multi-dimensional cinematic soundtrack to the accompanying literature.

Packaging

Five inch white reel to reel box with 3 color black/white/silver silk-screened wrap on light-grey or ice blue cardstock. Professionally replicated & glass-mastered CD’s with full color offset printing on the disc face. Brushed metallic nickel spray-painted cassette tapes with rubber-stamped artwork in white ink. Scroll inkjet-printed on silver vellum in 2 colors. 2-color inserts in base of each side of reel box printed on clear vellum. Vellum obi-wrap around box with blue or black inkjet printing; serial number stamped in silver silkscreen ink or black ink and sealed with a silver wax seal.

Tracklisting

Herald the Harbinger of Impending Acoustics [cd]
01 – 03:37 – Proclamations Designating the Birth of Innovation
02 – 06:52 – Recitations of Notable Seismograph Etchings
03 – 09:40 – Psalms Rejoicing the Salt Water Grave
04 – 04:17 – Harmony Triumvirate with the Devil
The Horseman who Revived Organic Institutions [cassette]
A1 – 03:00 – Prologue: Mors Humanitas
A2 – 03:00 – Air: Sporastic Tolling Bells
A3 – 03:00 – Earth: Impending Thunderous Roar
B1 – 03:00 – Sea: Subterranean Oceanic Cemetary
B2 – 03:00 – Void: Society’s Infernal Holocaust
B3 – 03:00 – Epilogue: Renavatio Naturae

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