Sonology Of The Ground

by The Elderbranch Campaign

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Sonology Of The Ground, the third full-length release from The Elderbranch Campaign, is an interpretive audio documentation of an archaeological investigation into a now vanished people. The references to "the ground" being not the earth we walk on, but those who have been ground down by life, work, economic disparity, etc, culminating in the final track "Haunted By The Knowledge That They Were Us, And We Are The Ground", as one comes to the sad realization that history is cyclical, and the common man is forever doomed to be ground to lifelessness.

Sonically and stylistically Sonology Of The Ground is a continuation of the feel and processes established on Soundscapes Of The Weathered, featuring synths, highly manipulated field recordings and various choirs, monks, calls to prayer, etc...

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released March 8, 2013

Composed, performed and produced by The Elderbranch Campaign. Additional field recordings by Naturenutt, Satoration, Asbjornflo, RTB45 and Londonsoundsurvey, all made available via the FreeSound Project. Recorded February - March 2013 at their home studios in Nottingham UK and Santa Barbara USA.
Artwork by G M Slater
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
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The Elderbranch Campaign Irvine, California

The Elderbranch Campaign is an experimental dark ambient industrial collaboration between American artist G M Slater (Eris and Dysnomia, 12 Frozen Radios, Occurrences In Rain) and U.K. Artist Stephen Surreal ne Rook (~UNUNE~/Agony for Pleasure, Spitune). They are known for long conceptual works that weave synths, found objects and highly processed field recordings into journeys of multiple styles. ... more

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