Vatican Shadow’s two recent releases of the year Rubbish of the Floodwaters (via Ostgut Ton) and Luxor Necropolitics (Hospital Productions) feel completely transmogrified in vinyl form: bleak soundscapes and cold ambient electronics over unforgiving beats create an almost tactile vision of despair.

And the unmistakable persistent heaviness in the atmosphere. Thick, layered and textured – echoes of a deep-seated anguish.

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