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S Olbricht

Carrying on our Eastern European theme (actually not entirely sure we ever pointed out that yesterday’s subject – Střed Světa – was from the Czech Republic, but hey-ho) here’s a brand new video by Hungarian photographer and video artist Bartha Máté for a track off S Olbricht’s upcoming LP on Opal Tapes. Máté has created a murky, viscous interzone of post-industrial decay through which rorschach dust mites and derelict pop icons float and swarm. It’s a serene yet ominous vision, perfectly capturing the half-euphoric, half-apocalyptic electronic drone of S Olbricht’s enigmatic new track.

For a better idea of what to expect from the new record, check out a sampler of his last offering, released last year on Farbwechsel. It’s far more beat-oriented than this new track, although the themes of destruction and emotional expansion are still lurking in the grainy shadows. Regardless of what comes out, we are very excited indeed.

This entry was written by Mary J Bilge and published on May 16, 2013 at 4:15 pm. It’s filed under Film, music and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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