Shinkiro - Archive: Volumes I - III
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Shinkiro - Archive: Volumes I - III

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  • Product Code: DCD Digipak
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Shinkiro is a dark ambient project from Japan, formed in 2003 by Manabu Hiramoto who dwells in organic isolation full of pulsating drones and elegiac solaris ambiances. Based on the old recording sessions in 2003 - 2007 this release captures the darkest and most beautiful moments of Shinkiro's music: low-key synth textures merged with rhythmic cadences and slight distortions gradually unfolding roaming melodies, magnetic and cold undercurrents, ethereal epiphanies and ever present longing for the unattainable abyss.

Three early unreleased albums assembled for the first time together manifest thrilling, oneiric and existentialist nature of Shinkiro's nature exposed in its dark and cinematic mosaic: Japanese voice samples blended with strained piano parts, machinery industrial noises, ominous drones, ritual percussion, hypnotic hardware pads leading to the event horizon. Dissolve in the myriad of mysterious emanations towards colossal eschatological pleroma. Recommended for those who follow Lustmord, Apoptose.

All tracks composed by Manabu Hiramoto between 2003-2005 ("I.A.D.") and 2003-2007 ("Reflections Of Her Deepest Fears" and "One") . Reworked and mastered by Manabu Hiramoto in 2011-2013. Recorded at STUDIO L.V.I.

Amazing music is accompanied with an exquisite layout executed by Mauro Berchi (Eibon Records) and produced as a 2CD edition in a 4-panel gloss-laminated Digipak limited to 250.

CD 1 Archive: Volumes I II (68:28)
1. I.A.D. - Day 1
2. I.A.D. - Day 2
3. I.A.D. - Day 3
4. I.A.D. - Day 4
5. I.A.D. - Day 5
6. I.A.D. - Day 6
7. I.A.D. - Day 7
8. I.A.D. - Day 8
9. I.A.D. - Day 9
10. Reflections Of Her Deepest Fears - First Stage
11. Reflections Of Her Deepest Fears - Second Stage
12. Reflections Of Her Deepest Fears - Third Stage
13. Reflections Of Her Deepest Fears - Fourth Stage
14. Reflections Of Her Deepest Fears - Fifth Stage

CD 2 Archive: Volumes II III 70:56
1. Reflections Of Her Deepest Fears - Sixth Stage
2. Reflections Of Her Deepest Fears - Seventh Stage
3. Reflections Of Her Deepest Fears...

Shinkiro - One Part III - Archives Volumes I - III