Parrish Smith - Virgin Of The World / Knekelhuis - KH002
  • Parrish Smith - Virgin Of The World / Knekelhuis - KH002
Parrish Smith
Virgin Of The World
Knekelhuis - KH002 - 12"
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A quick glance at the cover art for Parrish Smith's first outing on Knekelhuis should be all you need to accurately guess the record's musical contents. That image - all fragmented, collage style strips and pitch-black segments - offers a neat visual metaphor for the producer's clandestine machine music. Fuzzy, distorted, stylized and in-your-face, all four tracks sit somewhere between the dystopian techno assaults of Ron Morelli's L.I.E.S label, and the industrial/EBM sounds of the '80s. This formula is at its' most potent on clanking opener "Stillness & Secrecy", but is also used impressively on "Supra", where snaking, Middle Eastern melodies drift across a dense, post-apocalyptic backdrop.