Makunouchi Bento are Felix Petrescu and Valentin Toma (Timișoara, Romania).
Third and final instalment in the ‘Avebell’ series, loosely based on elements from the first 2 parts; recorded January 2017.
Somnoroase Păsărele is Gili Mocanu (Constanța, Romania).
Recorded February 2015 from an archaic cluster.
Track 01 written, produced, mixed and mastered by Felix Petrescu and Valentin Toma (Makunouchi Bento)
Artwork by Felix Petrescu (Makunouchi Bento), Simina Oprescu
Layout / design by Morgan McKellar
Makunouchi Bento’s sweeping synths evoke aquatic landscapes smeared with luminous acrylic. Sonar pings lead a lone submarine downward, deeper, probing the ocean floor for crash survivors amid recent debris. Cold synths pierce the murky haze like headlights. Electronic squiggles approximate a passing pod of dolphins as the submarine resounds from distant whale calls. Delayed percussion skips in place, trailing seaweed glowing with iridescence. Read more...
Doua lucrari complementare, editate pe caseta tocmai in infernala Jakarta. De savurat la un kopi tubruk. 8.5/10 Read more...
The piece is a skittering, gently unfolding fusion of dark ambient and electroacoustics. An effected or modified flute, and micro-percussive elements float through the track over a swath of wavering drones. The mood of this work is worth noting, at very least for how it seems to effortlessly enfold the listener in creepiness, never threatening but always lurking around the bend. Read more...