- harmonic intimations of a world without time
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by katie wilson
on the Sturm
Little known to the history of Richard Wagner is the
composition of his "Sturm" leitmotif, a highly compressed
stochastic form prefiguring Ligeti and Hank Marvin. A century later
The Shadows were to release this chromatic genie from its lamp in
secret sessions shortly after their highly successful Summer Holiday
soundtrack. Raagnagrok salute these pioneers from a safe distance
within a heavily emboldened pentangle.
riders on the sturm 10Mb
Pelee, 25 April 1902
Aviation pioneer JW Dunne has a vision of pyroclastic
catastrophe in a dream. More than a dream. Amon and Kirschner were
on the scene, deep in the pit of the volcano itself, 100 years down
the line, armed with a tachyon device of the second intensity. Fortunately
a valve tube malfunctioned mere seconds into the set. But what does
time mean so deep inside tectonic space?
mount pelee 10Mb
The Purple Cloud
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Atmospheric conditions around the globe have been affected by aetheric-harmonic frequencies emanating from the Waltham Forest and Hampstead areas. Experts are seeking explanations in micro and macrocosmic paradox phenomena, but Kirchner and Amon know the terrible truth. As the deadly Purple Cloud descends, the duo contemplate the awful inevitability of a world in which they are the only living beings.
|>>download the purple cloud 19.5Mb |
Scaledown session 24.03.06
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"Raagnagrok are a synthesizer and electric sitar duo who produce an ecstatic cosmic raga-drone - psychedelic, hypnotic and transcendental. Easy journey to other planets, from 15 minutes to eternity."
14 minute 07 second session from Mark Braby & Andy Coules Scaledown Radio programme on Resonance FM. But still subjectively eternal.
|>>download scaledown session 13.5Mb |
The Emperor in Disguise
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Premonitions of universal flood: the stars have gone out! The fourth side of a gatefold double album found in a locked basement in Walthamstow Village. The Emperor in Disguise.
Recorded in Studio Notre Dame de Tout Pouvoir, E17 - October 2005. 25 minutes 26 seconds of gnostic lo-fi stereo sound.
|>>download the emperor in disguise 23.3Mb |
0707 Ragapax (rainbow)
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The first RGk session recorded on 07.07.05 in the wake of the London bombings.
22 minutes of signature Raagnagrok drones, noise and ambiences.
|>>download 0707 ragapax (rainbow) 30.2Mb |
all mp3s copyright raagnagrok 2005