Spatial Relation - Thoughtcrime

It’s a pleasure to present to Lissette and Jacob Schoenly who is a duo. Their influence are minimal synth and electro 80´s.

This time, delight us with “Thoughtcrime” its a EP of completely melodies analogous who combined to the perfect harmony with voices Lissette´s.

Thoughtcrime EP is a tape with 5 clues it leaves a person longing for more.

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Posted on January 29th, 2015 under Releases, ,

Retrospettiva Vol​.​2

Following on from, ‘Retrospettiva: 2004 -2014′, Italian act Hidden Place re-imagine and rework 9 tracks from their previous four albums, and includes an unreleased track from 2008 and a brand new recording entitled, ‘Alla Mostra Dei Costruttivisti’, highlighting a change in direction, one that encompasses a more angular post-punk sound, whilst still retaining their trademark icy synth refrains.

Hidden Place remain steadfastly anti-genre, refusing to give in to trends, which makes them stand-out in a crowd of an oft diluted ‘scene’. Although their influences can be heard, ranging from early O.M.D. to Clan Of Xymox (amongst other 4AD sounds), through to other Italian darkwave acts such as Die Form and The Frozen Autumn, they continue to defy categorisation or jumping on any kind of cliched ‘Bandwagon’.

Released on CD in an edition of 200.

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Posted on January 26th, 2015 under Releases,

Glass Cathedral - Love Ties Me Up

Hailing from Grand Rapids, Michigan, here’s Glass Cathedral‘s debut physical release.

Limited to 100 hand-numbered cassettes on Chromatin Records.

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Posted on January 24th, 2015 under Releases, ,

Veil Of Light - Ξ

At first Veil of Light might come across as cold. It’s an easy mistake to make, their grand gothgaze is certainly steeped in melancholy and desolation. But as you become enveloped in the crystalline synth swaths, the mechanical rhythms, and the screeching guitar feedback, you feel a oddly at ease. Comforted. Like pulling your coat tighter as you walk down a empty, rain-wet autumn street.

Beläten is honored to welcome Veil of Light back into the fold, and to present our first vinyl release. Ξ is pressed on heavy, white vinyl, housed in a sturdy cardboard outer sleeve and a printed inner sleeve, and limited to 350 copies.

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Posted on January 21st, 2015 under Releases, ,

Modern Witch - Babylon

“Babylon” is the twin-LP to last year’s “Hollywood”, the second and last part of the MODERN WITCH retrospective on TuT/RuR.

The story of MODERN WITCH began 7 years ago in Denver, Colorado, when graphic artist Mario Zoots, singer Kristy Fenton and house veteran Kamran Khan started recording experimental music together on an old VHS camera. In the space of a few years, a couple of very limited tape and CD/R releases on labels such as Disaro and Clan Destine Records, and a series of spooky performances both in Europe and on the American continent, the trio has become a true underground reference for creepy, ritualistic dance music, in the muddy but oh so fascinating waters between Witchhouse and Minimal Synth. Drunk on 80s cold wave, bathed in suburbian occult decadence and haunted by dead celebrities, “Hollywood” and “Babylon” are a feast of thaumaturgic synth lines, nonchalant but captivating mpc 1000 – sequences, drugged-out spoken words and ghostly voices.

American Angst or Minimal Doom electronics at their best!

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Posted on January 19th, 2015 under Releases, ,