Circle Six - Struktur Sets
Release: Struktur Sets
Label: Annuit Coeptis
The first release from Circle Six and my first taste of his noise as well. This disc is defiantly a great beginning to hearing his noise as it ranges fairly well from track to track. There are 8 tracks all titled as a Struktur Set from 1-8, but not in numerical order.
Track 1, Struktur (Set 6), begins the CDr as a great ambient loop and then after about 2:30 we begin to hear some glitch patterns slowly come into play. It’s a very well produced track and a great opener as it sets the tone for the rest of the disc. It actually reminds me of some Lesser noise from a few years back.
The release is a great mix of ambient, glitch and at times it can get fairly noisy in terms of the level blasting out of your stereo. Tracks begin quiet as subtle layers increase and fade as the track progresses. Struktur (Set 8), track 3, is a good example of a spacey ambient onslaught of noise. I really like this track a lot and it fades into the next one, Set 3, nicely done as well. Total alien creep noise and it builds up so well, kinda scary too. Struktur (Set 5), track 7, is probably the most experimental glitch track and actually has some great sounds, including Tim Curry from IT having his vocal sample "Don’t you want it?" all mess up, love it.
This is truly a great opening act for Circle Six and I look forward to more. The package is a stenciled CDr in a vinyl slimcase with some good looking textures for the art, brick maybe? Nicely done overall.