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Walk Onto Sun: WALK ONTO SUN CD (Pre-Order, Expected Mid November)

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Walk Onto Sun is the solo vessel of Los Angeles, CA-based musician Ben Engebretson. The project began in 2016 with In the Inside EP, a recording of songs that webzine I Die: You Die described as, “fractured minimal wave, bleary post-punk, with a restless and claustrophobic mood.”

After some local live performances, Ben continued to evolve and experiment with Grow Static, released on cassette by Minnesota experimental label Phage Tapes. Not tightly fitting into any one genre, these songs showcased a diverse palette of surrealistic compositions with political themes of alienation, degradation of facts, and the demise of the middle class. CVLT Nation described the EP as, “one of the most exciting darkwave/industrial releases this year,” and, “a fantastic EP highly recommended for anyone into darkwave, industrial, trip-hop, or even ambient/experimental noise.”
 
This their debut full length album comes in full post-punk force with a dark dreamlike washing over the pulsing percussion. These hypnotic sounds find inspiration from older acts like Suicide and Public Image Ltd, and newer acts like The Soft Moon and Liars. Lyrical themes include a fluctuation between despair and hope living in current day America, navigating alienation, and taking on the autocratic tendencies of lies and disinformation. This LP features two brilliantly crafted atmospheric and EBM remixes of ‘Medicate’ by Spheric. Now a duo live, look out for live performances later this year and into 2020!

Released Late October 2019 by Icy Cold
 

Track Listing:
01. Tension City  
02. Take the Statue down  
03. Cast in Pale  
04. Medicate  
05. Empty Vessel
06. Feral Plains  
07. Grow Static  
08. Medicate [Sedated Spheric Remix]  
09. Medicate [Spheric Remix]


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