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Dive - Grinding Walls FLAC

Dive - Grinding Walls FLAC Performer: Dive
Album: Grinding Walls
Country: Belgium
Released: 1995
Style: Industrial, Experimental, Ambient
Label: Daft Records
Genre: Electronic
Catalog #: D1008 CD
Size FLAC: 2840 mb.
Size MP3: 1187 mb.
Rating: 4.6/5
Votes: 330
Record Source: CD, Album




Tracklist


1Blue Waters3:19
2Blood Feast5:34
3On The Future Path Is Now Leading The Cripple Mark7:08
4Flesh's Extreme Leap3:21
5Small Paper Man2:06
6Grinding Walls Part 15:28
7Grinding Walls Part 22:24
8And The Power Weaves Its Death Curtain With Our Dribble's Thread1:04
9On Small Foetuses Black Souls Dance And Cry Their Triumph3:16
10Dunes Of Rust3:49
11The Infinite Shades Of Disgust2:40
12Inside My Spine Stones Of Death Are Threading Like Pearls3:41


Versions


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
MEC035Dive Grinding Walls ‎(2xLP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, RM, Gre)MecanicaMEC035Poland2018


Credits


  • Photography By [Dive], Artwork, LayoutKoenraad Cant
  • Photography By [Infected]Koma
  • Written-By, Performer, ProducerDirk Ivens


Notes


Soundtrack for a film by Koma in collaboration with Sigillum S.
Comes with 4-page booklet.


Barcodes


  • Matrix / Runout: [DADC Austria logo] A0000170419-0101 11 A2
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L551
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 94E4


Companies


  • Mixed At – Prodam
  • Mastered At – Prodam
  • Edited At – Prodam
  • Copyright (c) – Dirk Ivens
  • Distributed By – Discordia
  • Glass Mastered At – DADC Austria – A0000170419-0101


Video


This is apparently a film soundtrack 'in collaboration with' SIGILLUM S. As such it does indeed have a certain dramatic feel to it, although the instrumentals themselves are often constructed electronica rhythmic pieces, with the occasional nod in the direction of CARPENTER (of course) and the "Terminator" themes. But to say that they take these as a direct influence, or lack sufficient individuality and inspiration is wholy unfair. And besides which there's a lot of noise-works here which seem totally at odds with such an influence.
Being a film soundtrack, you find that one or two central themes are repeated throughout, with cold, mechanical structure countered by warm deep bass. And the noise pieces, you kinda guess, must be incidental music.

Which gives the whole an uneven feeling. Not a bad thing. And having the central theme repeated in various different ways makes you feel this is an extended single featuring various remixes, rather than an album as such.

But the music is good. The rhythms are dramatic and darkly threatening, and the noise pieces crash and batter around like you've walked out of your sitting room and into an all out war.

Originlly reviewed for Soft Watch.