Brucia Records is proud to present POSEIDON‘s highly anticipated self-titled debut album, due out February 28th, 2023 on digital and CD + notebook edition including postcards.
POSEIDON is the eponymous collaboration album between Argento, Azoth (both SPITE EXTREME WING, IANVA) and Algol (HIEMS, FORGOTTEN TOMB, KIRLIAN CAMERA).
POSEIDON started to take shape in 2006 when Argento and Algol were visiting Le Tombe beach on the southwest side of the island of Elba.
On that rugged and uncontaminated shore made of black serpentine stones blending into the dark abyss of the night, near the site of ancient Etruscan tombs, they both shared the ambition of being able to replicate the hypnotic poetry of the Sea, mystically uniting Sky and Earth with its repetitive yet ever-changing flow of music.
And just like waves, POSEIDON’s music moves, wanders and becomes one with the singing Sea, flowing effortlessly, and blending beneath the underwater currents of its stream a unique mix of Acoustic Black Metal, Folk Music, Psychedelic Rock and Avantgarde.
POSEIDON’s music is vastly improvised: written and recorded during ritualistic night sessions, using a vast range of unorthodox mediums and instruments such as mellotron, tube radio and various folkloristic frame drums.
A phenomenally multi-layered work, coming from the depth of the ocean like a message in a bottle containing a sacred ritual spelled in ancient tongues, and aimed at those souls that are curious and adventurous enough to go out to sea, leaving the land behind.
The CD edition comes with a special notebook written through asystematic narrative path with Alessia Brunello, and inspired by “Burn After – A performance Book” by Elenia Depedro.
II. On the cave of the nymphs
IV. The Flying Dutchman (Algol remix)
V. Ci vuole un legno or Le radeau de la Méduse (Feat. Void)
VI. Opalescence 101
VII. A Saturno
Tracks I, II, III, VI composed and recorded in a ritual night session of August MMVI.
Tracks IV originally composed and recorded for Spite Extreme Wing (Ultra) in a ritual night session of December MMVII, remixed by Algol.
Tracks V composed and recorded in a forgotten night session (featuring Void on bass).
Tracks VII composed and recorded in a ritual night session of December MMVI.
Algol – guitars, percussions (bodhran, congas, cymbals, drums), voice, sea samples
Argento – guitars, tube radio, mantra samples
Azoth – bass, keys (Mellotron, Yamaha EX7, Korg Microkorg)
All music by POSEIDON.
Guest bass on Track V: Void
Cover Photo by Roberto Ridi, Le Tombe (The Graves) beach, book Pianeta Elba. Printed by Edizione Immagine, 2019.
Notebook written through Asystematic Narrative Path with Alessia Brunello. Inspired by: Elenia Depedro, Burn After. A performance book printed by Libri Aparte, 2011.
Design and artistic direction by Evokaos (Brucia Records)