The Slow Engineer

Where Comes The Dark?

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Record Label
Polytechnic Youth

About this item

The fabulous “Where Comes The Dark?” debut full length from shadowy, underground producer The Slow Engineer. 'An album of sculpted synthsonics and Eldritch electronics originally released on a limited run, blink and you’ll miss it cassette which sold out in 24 hrs. Heavy on basslines, with driving rhythms and tweaked synthesisers, it’s a record which openly acknowledges it’s nod to horror scores and the work of the Radiophonic Workshop whilst pulling off something uniquely and freshly new, with an assembled array of wayward equipment stored at his Analogue Hades base.'

British horror actor Laurence R. Harvey adds suitably menacing narration in places, and across 10 fabulous tracks this is a richly, deliciously diverse electronic record which comes hugely recommended to fans of John Carpenter, not to mention label mates The Heartwood Institute and Dream Division.

A onetime pressing of 300, destined to sell out pretty swiftly…..

STAFF COMMENTS

Barry says: It's about as heavy as you could imagine from the PY camp this one, but absolutely swimming in the sort of dystopian bunker saturation and machinated throb you'd expect to hear while off your face on mystery RC's at 3am in the White Hotel. Snappy snares and syncopated kicks run slowly below rolling basses and fractured dusty drum machines.

TRACK LISTING

Where Comes The Dark
Dendracycles
Sub Core
At Midnight I Will Take Your Soul
Dystempathy
Go Not Willing... (Read By Laurence R. Harvey)
Elders
Helectronics
Sulphur
Midwich

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