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"The dark, impossibly intense dirges, industrial noise onslaughts and banshee-like free jazz wailing heard throughout Anguish could be an imposing soundtrack for a dystopian, post-apocalyptic future. This powerhouse, inter-generational offering and RareNoise Records debut brings together an unlikely gathering of members of the New Jersey-based experimental hip-hop group Dälek (electronic musician and vocalist Will Brooks, guitarist-keyboardist Mike Mare), the Swedish free jazz group Fire! Orchestra (tenor saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, drummer Andreas Werliin) and the classic ‘70s German krautrock band Faust (keyboardist and 68-year-old founding member Hans Joachim Irmler).

Recorded by Johannes Buff in just three days during the summer of 2018 at Faust’s Scheer, located in a former factory perched on the banks of the Danube in Swabia, Germany near the Swiss border, Anguish stands as a hard-hitting manifesto for the next evolution in the hip-hop legacy.

Scheduled for a November release on RareNoise Records, Anguish promises to blow minds and provoke thoughts."

Will Brooks (dälek)

vocals, SAMPLR, Eventide/Elektron effect pedals, 1 note on MOOG rogue, 3 notes on grand piano

Mats Gustafsson (Fire!)

tenor saxophone, live electronics, 3 notes on grand piano

Hans Joachim Irmler (Faust)

synthesizers, vocals

Mike Mare (dälek)

guitar, electronics, synthesizer

Andreas Werliin (Fire!)

drums, percussions

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