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Monuments of a Rubicund Age

by Cataclyst

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Jan Roger Pettersen An oldschool industrial gem that has a little bit of everything. Really like the overall atmosphere of this album. Favorite track: As He Scourged the Earth - wierd mix.
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corvischristi Monuments of a Rubicund Age is a mix of noise, gothic, industrial and ambient sounds topped with a avant garde sauce: comparable to old Raison d'Etre (how could it be otherwise....Peter Andersson was involved), but also hints of past projects such as Svasti-Ayanam.
It is a short, but varied album. Favorite track: Elwes in Sheeting Wind.
Rubicund Age 03:47


A strange project that for a moment united Peter Andersson (raison d'etre) and Johanna Rosenqvist (ex-Institut, Koeff) in the distant 1992. Cataclyst's music combines the melancholic beauty of early raison d'etre and Necrophorus, harsh industrial rhythms of Institut and tribal-elements of another´undeservingly forgotten project of Peter - Svasti-Ayanam... What differs this product from other works of Swedish industrial scene masters is the atmosphere of remote fairy worlds in which you smoothly sink into while listening to ‘Monuments of a Rubicund Age’. Peter and Johanna have woven an infinite labyrinth of mirages, walking through which will be a pleasant surprise for both the fans of ambient / experimental / industrial and more conservative gothic lovers. The first edition of the album was published by Peter's own label Yantra Atmospheres in 1999 and was limited to 100 copies. This reissue has been made by joint efforts of the labels Tantric Harmonies and Zhelezobeton, it contains a shorter version of the album's last piece + bonus-track. Original photographs are made by Pavel Bourchenko.


released July 7, 2007

Al music by Peter Andersson and Johanna Rosenqvist. Track 1-8 composed 1992-1993, track 9 composed 2001. Remastered 2003. Limited to 600x.
Digital release by Yantra Atmospheres. YA-2013-41.

Same content as the Tantric Harmonies/ Zhelezobeton, Tantra X31/ZHB-X., released in 2007.


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Raison d'être, formed in 1991 by the sound artist Peter Andersson, has since then supplying listeners with overwhelming dark ambient industrial landscapes of beauty and sorrow, mainly on the now defunct Cold Meat Industry label. Peter Andersson also has a number of side projects including Atomine Elektrine, Bocksholm, Necrophorus, Stratvm Terror, Panzar and more. ... more

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