BEHIND THESE EYES - 25 APRIL 2014
1. James Plotkin - Out of The Furrow
2. Koichi Shimizu - Accidentagram (Actified Mix)
3. Kiat - Catacombs (Chamber Mix)
4. elintseeker - Insomnia
5. The Analog Girl - Headworm (Vapours Rising Remix)
6. Evan Tan - Accidentagram (Hard Truth Remix)
7. X' Ho - Anger & Futility (DJ Mentor's Beijing Fireworks Rmx)
8. Lasse Marhaug - Ends to No Means
9. Xhin - Out of The Furrow
10. George Chua - Accidentagram (Martyrs' Blood)
11. VAVABOND - One-dimensional One
Two years after the release of The Observatory's Catacombs comes the band's first remix album. Widely regarded as The Observatory's darkest and angriest release, Catacombs is a texturally complex and viscerally emotional album, a study in delusion, insanity and obsession. Now, 11 respected artsts from Singapore, China, Norway, Thailand/Japan, and the US, have been invited to enter the vortex of The Observatory and rebuild their own sonic worlds from the detritus of that landmark album.
Titled after a key lyric from Catacombs, Behind These Eyes sees these 11 visionaries steering the trajectories of the original album in different directions, resulting in a sprawling double LP that is by turns more violent, calming, morose, euphoric, abstract and elegaic. While listeners new to The Observatory will discover in these disparate tracks a strange but certain unity of spirit borne from passionate experimentalism, fans of the band may find in these remixes a lingering sensation of familiar displacement and the uncanny. An album borne out of friendships and collaborations, Behind These Eyes is jointly released by The Observatory and Ujikaji.
Mastering by James Plotkin
Direction by The Observatory
Coordination by Dan Koh
Artwork by Mark Wong
Design by Elizabeth Lim
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Behind These Eyes: The Catacombs Remixes (2LP+DL, Black+Silver-grey)
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LP2: Silvery grey with light swirl
Jacket sleeve art printed on reverseboard
Deluxe black polylined inners
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Behind These Eyes: The Catacombs Remixes (Digital)
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