Dweller at the Threshold


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Dweller at the Threshold's Ouroborus is a harmonious and resonant electronic journey. Using a series of esoteric vintage analog synthesizers, Dweller at the Threshold sets out to create an exploratory and spacey electronic recording -- and they succeed. Ouroborus is similar in a lot of ways to the works of Klaus Schulze, Tangerine Dream, and other Berlin-school electronic synthesists. While these influences may be very prominent in their music, they still work to create their own distinct and original sounds, and do a great job. The electronic sounds of this recording make it seem as though one is listening to some obscure vintage analog synth recording, except that the sound quality is state of the art, the ideas and motives used here are complete and original, and overall the work is fantastically lucid. Those familiar with Dweller at the Threshold's first recording, No Boundary Condition, will certainly enjoy this recording, although this recording has less of a Tangerine Dream feel by comparison. This is a well-crafted recording and one that makes great use of vintage analog synthesizers. This disc is recommended to fans of electronic music as a whole, but specifically to vintage analog synth enthusiasts.

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