FA-CD-048. Re-issue of the tape done by Freak Animal not so long ago. Simply landmark in Shifts discography. Heaviness. slowness. heavily processed vocals. deep throbbing synths... Somewhere between power electronics. death industrial. heavy drone. not fitting exactly to the easy sub-genres. but suitable for anyone appreciating dark and heavy electronics. Full color covers in jewelbox. Freak Animal.
Quote from label: "Following the unrestrained act of aggression that was 2014’s “Altamont Rising”, Swedish Industrial Act SHIFT returns to more personal and ethereal domains on “Abandon”. Created over a ten year period from a huge cache of sources, boiled down to four tracks of unyielding slow moving heaviness. Abandon features several guest appearances and is SHIFT’s most complex recording to date.
“Abandon [uh-ban-duh n] The concept of leaving completely and finally forsake utterly; desert: to abandon a child; to abandon a sinking ship. To give up; discontinue; withdraw from: to abandon hope. To give up the control of: to abandon a city to an enemy army. To yield (oneself) without restraint or moderation; give (oneself) over to natural impulses, usually without self-control: to abandon oneself. Law. to cast away, leave, or desert, as property or a child. Obsolete. To banish.”
Shift at his most aggressive here. Monolith track from harsh crackling
industrial noise with aggressive voice to thick and heavy droning sounds
with subtle spoken word sampling. Sick Seed presents 3 tracks of caveman
power electronics. Ugly, fierce and nasty stuff. Packaged in full color
high-glossy LP cover with lyric sheet.