Scorn – Colossus – Cassette
Scorn – Colossus is the fifth studio album by the British electronic music project Scorn, released in 1995. Scorn is primarily the work of Mick Harris, a musician known for his involvement in the influential grindcore band Napalm Death.
“Colossus” represents a departure from Scorn’s earlier industrial and dub-inspired sound, embracing a darker and more experimental direction. The album delves into a blend of minimalist electronic beats, atmospheric textures, and heavy basslines, creating an immersive and brooding sonic landscape.
The tracks on “Colossus” are characterized by their slow and deliberate pacing, pulsating rhythms, and layers of distorted sounds. The use of samples and manipulated vocals adds an eerie and unsettling element to the music, enhancing the overall atmospheric and industrial aesthetic.
The album is often described as a dark and oppressive sonic journey, invoking a sense of introspection and unease. Tracks like “Endless,” “White Irises Blind,” and the title track “Crimson Seed” exemplify Scorn’s ability to create hypnotic and immersive compositions that push the boundaries of electronic music.
“Colossus” received critical acclaim upon its release, with praise for its experimental approach, atmospheric production, and Harris’ skillful manipulation of sound. The album remains a significant release in Scorn’s discography, highlighting their willingness to explore unconventional sonic territories.
For fans of experimental electronic music, particularly those interested in the darker and more atmospheric side of the genre, Scorn – Colossus offers a captivating and immersive listening experience. It represents a notable chapter in Scorn’s evolution and showcases their ability to create unique and evocative soundscapes.
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2. Crimson Seed
4. Sky Is Loaded, The
5. Nothing, Hunger
7. Little Angel
8. White Irises Blind
10. Night’s Ash Black