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Asylum Seaker  -  Signature Strike


Textured melodies belie the tense undertones inherent in this debut release, a foreboding ambient techno creeper from Australian audio visual explorer Lewis Smart.
This release marks the first in an open ended series of odyssean epics to be brought to you by Retort,and is available as a free release via the links below:
Mastered at Audible Oddities with cover art by the composer.

AUDIO: Ambient, Techno, Drone

TRACK LISTING

play-16  1. Asylum Seaker - Signature Strike 33:17 

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ZEN PARADOX - MAGNETOSPHERE


This modular synth epic captures the restrained arpeggiated developments of classic Tangerine Dream and 70's space rock. Marking Zen Paradox's first release on Retort, it engages with the enchanting intricacies of its subtle progression of melody and texture.

 

Written & produced by Steve Law. Recorded Feb 2012 at Solitary Sound, North Melbourne. Mastered by Simon Polinski at Laundry Goat.
Cover art by Sylvan O'Reilly

"Dedicated to my dear friend Peter Farnell (1946 - 2013)."

AUDIO: Ambient, modular, space rock

TRACK LISTING

play-16  1. Zen Paradox - Magnetosphere 28:11

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ZEN PARADOX - MAGNETOSPHERE


This modular synth epic captures the restrained arpeggiated developments of classic Tangerine Dream and 70's space rock. Nonetheless, this piece exists within its own sonic boundaries, and engages with the enchanting intricacies of its subtle progression of melody and texture.

 

Written & produced by Steve Law. Recorded Feb 2012 at Solitary Sound, North Melbourne. Mastered by Simon Polinski at Laundry Goat.
Cover art by Sylvan O'Reilly

"Dedicated to my dear friend Peter Farnell (1946 - 2013)."

AUDIO: Ambient, modular, space rock

TRACK LISTING

play-16  1. Zen Paradox - Magnetosphere 28:11

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HADAL DROP - THALASSIC PANTHEON


This modular synth epic captures the restrained arpeggiated developments of classic Tangerine Dream and 70's space rock. Nonetheless, this piece exists within its own sonic boundaries, and engages with the enchanting intricacies of its subtle progression of melody and texture.

 

Written & produced by Steve Law. Recorded Feb 2012 at Solitary Sound, North Melbourne. Mastered by Simon Polinski at Laundry Goat.
Cover art by Sylvan O'Reilly

"Dedicated to my dear friend Peter Farnell (1946 - 2013)."

AUDIO: Ambient, modular, space rock

TRACK LISTING

play-16  1. Hadal Drop - Saline 05:10

play-16  2. Hadal Drop - Clean Function 03:52

play-16  3. Hadal Drop - Process 06:58

play-16  4. Hadal Drop - Plosives 11:24

play-16  5. Hadal Drop - Spit Groove 03:53

play-16  6. Hadal Drop - Tune the System 03:37

play-16  7. Hadal Drop - Light into Black Mass 09:02

play-16  8. Hadal Drop - An Effective Vent 09:27

play-16  9. Hadal Drop - Feathertail Weather 10:23

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Merzbow  -  KO TO NO O TO

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Iconic noise maestro Merzbow kicks off Retort's 7"series in style here with this detailed excursion into refined chaos. pt 1 is Masami Akita at his abrasive best, while pt 2 finds smatterings of percussion join the treated instrumentation to a soothing cacophony. Strictly limited to 150 units, with the first copies available on a red and clear marbled vinyl.
Mastered at AudibleOddities. Cover by Lewis Smart

AUDIO: Experimental, Noise, Percussion

TRACK LISTING

play-16  1. Merzbow - Ko To No O To (Part 1) 04:22 

play-16  2. Merzbow - Ko To No O To (Part 2) 04:05 

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