10 Dec 2015
Sonic Masala reviews Capra Informis – Womb of the Wild EP
I'm late to this rocketship (what's new this year???). Goat offshoot Capra Informis launched Womb Of The Wild, a four track EP that strips some of the esoteric "world music" ephemera that colours so much of the Swedish psych coven's aesthetic, and has taken a dronier approach to the spaced-out mantra. It is more about finding a spectral groove and entrenching in it rather than offering anything truly evolutionary or propulsive. 'I Darkness, You Fire' has the rattling of bamboo sabres, the sonorous whine of hyperspeed horizons imbued with pastel shades, the glottal thrum of a tantric trance, the rhythmic patter of percussion ushering in a new school of thinking (that is, clear the mind and not to think at all). The title track has an angularity...
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Occultation Chris Reeder