First track is a monster. Love the vocal melodies on this. Highlights for me are 4 and 6. But actually the whole second half of the album is great.
I feel like Necro Stellar hits all the marks. They blend various genres seemlessly, w/ so much going on. Sounds distinctly Russian, and bathed in old-world folk & melody. Yet is totally modern, playful, RITUALISTIC, undoubtedly industrial... and yet somehow still cosmic, spiritual. Buy this; you got a ton for your money here.
Favorite track: Savitur.
Yuri Zvezdniy – music, lyrics, arrangement, vocals and back vocals, acoustic and electro guitar, bass guitar, programming, synths, organs, harmonizers and vocoders, loops, drums, wooden percussion, hand-hammered metal percussion – spirals and gongs, hand-made cymbals, welded percussion with springs inside, Pete Engelharte products, industrial objects: springs, iron sheets, industrial objects: springs, iron sheets, canisters, tanks; EFX: environmental recordings, radio call signs, the voice speaking machines (Fonemafon 2), music magazine "The outlook" fragments, sound collections, production libraries, etc.
Anastasia Podnebesna – vocals and back vocals.
Constantin Fedotov – Hi-Hat playing in track № 6.
Dmitry Konakov – throat singing fragments in tracks № 1, 4.
Roman and Aleksandra Karpenko – back vocals in track № 8.
The list of instruments used in the album:
Roland RE-301, Dynacord super Echo-76, Sony SEH-310, Vermona Regent 600h (mod), Fostex 3180 (mod), Tesla disco 240H, Echo 2М, Korg DVP-1 Vocoder, MAM VF-11 Vocoder, Electronica EM-26 Vocoder, Roland VP-7, Roland VP-70, Digitech Studio Vocalist Harmony, TC-Helicon Voice pro, TC-Helicon VoiceWorks, MAM ADX-1, Jomox M-Base 11, Jomox T-Resonator, Viscount D9E Hammond emulator, Korg poly-800 (mod), Korg MS-20 mini, Korg Poly-61, Oberheim matrix-1000, Sherman Filterbank-2, Nord Modular, EMU E6400, Casio VZ-8 M FDS module, Alesis D-4, Roland 2080, Roland XP-50, VG-Line 9Q9, Tesla DDL-1000, DL-301-A, EHR POG, Death by Audio Fuzz gun, DLS Roto-Sim, Sans Amp GT-2, Maestro FS-1A, 1B,1S (mod), Univox super Fuzz-70 (mod), Boss OC-2, Boss PS-5, Boss X-tortion, Boss Metal Zone, Celler Flanger Wide Road, Inorganic Overdrive, Brutalizer, Venta PE-11 (mod), Venta Overdrive (mod), Yerasov CW-2 (mod), Tube Emulator GT-2, Roland SP-555, U-Sound Fish fuzz, Hidra analog GT PLL Synth, Digitech Synth Wah, AMT BC-1, Moog Fooger MF-102, MXR Bass DI, Copilot Planetoid Ring Mod, Way Huge Ring Worm, Ibanez PM-7, Lel DD (mod), Lel EP (mod), Lel CZ (mod), Estradin effect-2 fazer (mod), Lel 0041, Polivoks (midi+mod), Alisa 1377 (midi+mod), Ynost 1132 (midi+mod), Rythm-1 (midi+mod), Rythm-2 (midi+mod), Estradin-230 (midi+mod), Aelita (midi+mod), Formants EMS-01, Formants UDS (midi+mod), Opus (mid+modi), Elsita (midi+mod), Electronika EM-25 (midi+mod), LM-1229 (mod), Venets AP-01(mod), PX-1000, Esco-100 (mod), Lider-1 (mod), Lider-2 (mod), Ltava (mod), Spectr-1 (mod), Spectr-3 (mod), Spectr-4 (mod), Hartke Bass Attack, Behringer tube Ultra Q (mod), Behringer ultra shifter US 600, Soundcraft MK-1 (tube mod), RSP Saturator, Manley Massive Passive (клон), Presonus ADL-600, Presonus Studio Channel, Neve 21 Сумматор, Yamaha Q2031B, Neve 5042 (клон), Kitti-hawk 1966 GT amp, Chal preamp, Soldano 1975.
The material of the album has been recorded and mastered in 2013-2016 by Yuri Zvezdniy.
NECRO STELLAR are the first Russian industrial band. The band takes its origin in far 1988 when the permanent author and the
ideologist of the project - Yuri Zvezdniy started recording his first songs with the early line up. The music of the band is rather various, to be squeezed in frameworks of any musical movement. The band members characterize the creativity as - the EXTRAPRESENCE....more