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Satan Alfa Beel Atem


Progressive Electronic

2.57 | 4 ratings

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2 stars Ziggy's unpredictable words in cosmic language he'd received from outer space, and his personal inferno where everything should get warped ... I can find abstraction-ism, that I cannot clarify as a simple phrase in this album.

Basically a Japanese satanic artist Ziggy ATEM is a cosmic soldier who can communicate with aliens in "another" world, and we should consider his project SATAN ALFA BEEL ATEM and his creation as a strategy for getting cosmic information via radio wave under spacey condition and as archives of his psychological conversation, respectively. His non-understandable and meaningless words, chatters, shouts can be found purely in "Out Voice" and " Topping Voice", with enjoying (being frightened at?) such an inexpressible infernal mud. Another surprising fact for us is, around Ziggy is his strong maginetic field where everything must get twisted and distorted, no matter how beautiful phrases there are. Even in the third track "Atem E", in that almost all should be pure electric noises, we can realize some faint gracious sounds and phrases ... with broken in pieces completely. Suggest "Clock A Dark Blue" may be much appropriate to be called as an "infernal daredevil", along with much harmful sound material and his crazy words (sorry for my keeping silence about it but his words and phrases are slightly nasty and completely nonsense).

Here let me say, however, his electric noises are obviously different from ones created by another Japanese noise band like Merzbow or Hanatarash, which might have bumped their attitude (including frustration) into their works as keen, knife-edged irritating noises. Ziggy ATEM, I feel, might throw the sound messages from outer space into his creation under schizophrenic mind-altered situation ... so that not aggressive nor violent, but very very tough to understand.

His strong intention to smack and smash every refined stuff into distortion under the remarkable magnetic space can be too magnificent for us to understand him and his creation as a serious, respectable work, proper for evaluation. As honestly I say, the first time I've listened to this album, I got much annoyed and frustrated (and made a decision never to listen again). But believe me, very mysteriously, with listening to his production over and over, something novel can hook my feeling, as though I could grab something understandable via this stuff.

Very amazing indeed. Three stars for novelty, one star as my Progressive Electronic recommendation, and three stars as for my personal fondness. Never recommended as a melodic Electronic, but hope every fan cannot avoid it.

DamoXt7942 | 2/5 |


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