Indignant Senility

Plays Wagner, Pt. 2

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The second of two paired vinyl releases -- both were later collected for an overall CD release -- Plays Wagner, Pt. 2 perhaps unsurprisingly feels like what it is, a direct continuation of the dark ambient-meets-obscure black metal style explored on the first album. Logical comparison points include William Basinski and Svarte Greiner among many others, but if Indignant Senility is only making an initial mark on these releases he does so with skill and with many moments of unexpected twists. Halfway through the second track -- untitled, as are the rest on the album -- there's a strange moan and rumble, almost as if a drone is somehow shifting gears and being stretched out in time. Meanwhile, the longest overall track on the two albums appears here -- at 13 and a half minutes, it doesn't feel radically different from the other tracks in general, but as an extension of all the previous approaches put in one place, it provides a fine summary of the sonic creativity on display, from looming doom to calm serenity.

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