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HORSE ROTORVATOR

Coil

 

Progressive Electronic

4.20 | 26 ratings

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Warthur
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4 stars I can't think "Horse Rotorvator" without imagining Sade singing it to the tune of "Smooth Operator", but there's nothing smooth about this epochal exploration of electronic industrial esoterica. And you can't help but love an album whose opening track - and by far the most accessible and danceable song presented - is called "The Anal Staircase". Honing the combination of occult preoccupations, sinister narratives, and disconcerting electronic soundscapes, Horse Rotorvator crystallises Coil's 80s sound. The most distinctive track is The Golden Section, on which a calm measured voice (BBC documentary narrator Paul Vaughan) delivers a disturbing narrative about the Angel of Death.
Warthur | 4/5 |

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