Auris Apothecary ::: AAX-153 : Various Artists – Headcheese (Original Soundtrack)

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Shot on 8MM & 16MM black and white film stock and loosely based on Luke 8:29 in the New Testament, Headcheese is the gritty account of a deranged man’s unholy psyche while on a bizarre pilgrimage to Quick Hill, Texas to rid his soul of feeble-minded parasites. Taking inspiration (as well as the original title) from the seminal 1974 movie Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Headcheese was filmed in and around locations of the famous horror film, featured as dilapidated ruins and vestiges of their former glory. Although not a horror film in the traditional sense, Headcheese follows a tortured killer’s mental unravelings as he comes to grips with his inner demons, resulting in a hallucinatory short film that is as raw as it is bleak. With a pervasively harsh, noise-focused soundtrack to match the intense visual decay, Headcheese is a compelling, albeit experimental visual document of torment.

The soundtrack to Headcheese features almost an hour of churning atmospheres designed for maximum unease, ranging from harsh cut-up noise and abrasive dissonance to slow-building rhythms and static-filled rumblings.

Packaging

– Black cassette shell with b/w paper labels
– Black/clear hardshell norelco case
– 6-panel glossy b/w J-card

Tracklisting

A1 – 04:34 – Knall – Building Collapse in Slow Motion
A2 – 03:47 – MOZ – Degradation of Divinity
A3 – 02:04 – Ardabus Rubber – Nausea Parts I & II
A4 – 07:30 – MOZ – Asylum
A5 – 04:45 – Helge Krabye – Palestine Terror
A6 – 04:17 – MOZ – Release Valve
A7 – 04:27 – Ardabus Rubber – The Birth of Chaos in Five Movements
B1 – 04:41 – KKNall – Giant Walking in a Tunnel of Libido
B2 – 05:13 – MOZ – Funeral Procession
B3 – 01:00 – Helge Krabye – Palestine Cold Wind
B4 – 05:13 – MOZ – Far Away From Here
B5 – 04:25 – MOZ – Wave Slave
B6 – 03:19 – MOZ – Dancing Freely Through Chaos
B7 – 04:12 – Ghoultown – Killer in Texas

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