Zeni Geva

Trance Europe Express

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Recorded live in clubs and on the radio during the band's first European tour, Trance Europe Express captures Zeni Geva with equal intensity in a context other than the studio. Released in 1995 on KK Null's own Nux imprint, this disc comprises tracks from all of the band's primary releases to that date. More a document of a particular tour than a groundbreaking -- or at least eardrum-shattering -- new recording, Trance Europe Express traces the arc of a tour sonically, highlighting the best tracks from certain shows, and includes a complete tour itinerary in the liner notes. Tracks one through six were recorded at VRPO Audio-1 Studio in Hilversum, Holland; tracks seven and eight were taken from the board at Democrazy in Gent, Belgium; and track nine was recorded live in Groningen, Holland, at Vera. Though not as punishing as the various studio albums, nor as avant, painful, or ambient as Null's solo work -- recall that he had been working with noise merchant Merzbow as far back as 1983 -- Trance Europe Express is an important document for Zeni Geva initiates and aficionados.

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