12-minute EP opener is another excursion into industrial-tinged ambient drone
|Rejoice! Following the final addition, their Subversive album trilogy back in 2017 â€“ as well as a recent split 7â€ with Norwayâ€™s Ã…rabrot â€“ RMFTM are back with new material in the shape of a three-track EP titled Bliss. The EP will be released as a 12" via Fuzz Club on but in the meantime, you can check out the apocalyptic drone of the EPâ€™s menacing title-track below.
Making reference to the Ancient Greek god of religious ecstasy, ritual madness, wine and theatre â€“ among other typically hedonistic things â€“ â€˜Blissâ€™ is, according to the band, â€œa Dionysian meditation put to sound. We ask you to indulge.â€ Across its 12-minute running length, RMFTM force the listener into a self-reflective trance through a deluge of dark, spaced-out electronics, eerie chiming bells and a propulsive beat thatâ€™s submerged beneath a stormy sea of feedback that twists, throbs and hisses away from start to finish.
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RMFTM will perform at this yearâ€™s Fuzz Club Eindhoven (Aug 23 + 24) alongside Iceage, Kikagaku Moyo, Iceage, The KVB and more. You can buy tickets for FCE19 here and pre-order the Bliss EP on vinyl below.