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Synaesthesia: Desideratum

Disc 1

  1. Andromeda 08:00
  2. Orion Nebula 11:30
  3. Consciousness 06:56
  4. Umbra 09:00
  5. Barred Spirals 09:48
  6. DNA Carcode 10:42
  7. Surface System 11:20

Disc 2

  1. Dark Core 08:08
  2. Subversion 08:24
  3. Lumia 10:30
  4. Hallucinations 09:07
  5. Mosaic 09:48
  6. Lifeless 15:42
  7. Tubastrea Aurea 10:20

Once again Bill Leeb & Rhys Fulber try and convince their listening audience that they are not directly involved with the band and only produce and sonicly manipulate the album for the ever so elusive Rick Deckard. However, I've received it upon good authority from Cleopatra Records themselves that Synaesthesia is indeed the newest side project of the duo who perhaps are known better under the moniker of Front Line Assembly. This two CD release could easily have been titled under the duo's ambient project Delerium and it has yet to be seen why these choose to create another side project for themselves. I suppose existing in part under four other continually evolving musical projects hasn't stifled their creativity any, so why should adding another band to the list create any more work for them that they already haven't created for themselves. Unlike most of the duo's recent releases 'Desideratum' remains constant in it's musical direction from the previous album 'Embody'. The robust ambient alien landscapes continue to evolve under the same array of white dwarves, quasars, accretion disks and other stellar phenomena. Leeb and Fulber have once again proved that they are the hardest working industrial conglomerate in the business with the release of over ten separate CD's in 1995 alone with only a mild sacrifice of quality for quantity.

Synaethesia is: Bill Leeb & Rhys Fulber

Cleopatra Records
8726 S. Sepulveda Blvd Ste. D-82
Los Angeles, CA 90045


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