Luciftias - The Great Abstinence

Buddhist on Fire Release: BOF-045
Number of tracks: 6
Genres: Dark Ambient, Experimental, Drone
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Cover: Boston Public Library
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Review at BOF-O45

Luciftias returns to Buddhist on Fire with this Edgar Allan Poe inspired work: "The Great Abstinence". Listen in darkness with headphones if you can, but don't fall asleep --upon awakening you might be wearing someone else's clothes.

I. Tintinnabulation

Recorded 13 December 2012. Additional editing and treatments applied 6 February 2013.

II. Thy Soul Shall Find Itself Alone

Recorded 30 January 2010. Additional editing applied January 2013.

III. Night’s Plutonian Shore

Recorded 18-19 July 2009. Additional editing applied January 2013.

IV. Horror, the Soul of the Plot

Recorded 14 November 2012 & 8 January 2013.

V. A Dream Within a Dream

Basic tracks recorded Summer 1998 in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. Treatments applied 16-17 December 2012.

VI. ...(N)evermore

Basic track recorded 12 October 2008. Treatments applied 12 January 2009. Additional editing applied January 2013.

All soundscapes invoked by Luciftias at Ritual Xul except as noted.

You are not wrong, who deem
That my days have been a dream;
Yet if hope has flown away
In a night, or in a day,
In a vision, or in none,
Is it therefore the less gone?
All that we see or seem
Is but a dream within a dream.

- Edgar Allan Poe, "A Dream Within a Dream" (1849)