Old Man Gloom ‎– Seminar III: Zozobra + Meditations In B

Trust No One Recordings ‎– Trustno 16, Tortuga Recordings ‎– TR-014
Vinyl, LP, Album
Vinyl, LP, Album
All Media, Compilation, Limited Edition


Seminar III
A Zozobra 18:34
B Zozobra 8:49
Meditations In B: A Soundwave Replication Dissertation On Alien Simian Technology In 13 Chapters
C1 Afraid Of 1:16
C2 Flood I 0:50
C3 Simian Alien Technology: Message Received 3:27
C4 Sonic Wave Of Bees 1:22
C5 Sonar Enlightenment Program 5:43
D6 Rotten Primate 1:47
D7 The Exploder Whale 1:04
D8 Poisoner 0:42
D9 An Evening At The Gentlemen's Club For Apes 0:55
D10 Vipers 0:50
D11 Test Result: Alien Ape Distress Signal 1:54
D12 Flood II 1:02
D13 Resolving The De-Evolution Conflict 8:33

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Tracks for Meditations in B listed sequentially on jacket.

First edition: 504 copies on black vinyl
Second edition: 300 copies on green vinyl
Third edition: 260 copies on white vinyl

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Trustno 16, TR-014 Old Man Gloom Seminar III: Zozobra + Meditations In B(LP, Album, Gre + LP, Album, Gre + Comp, RP) Trust No One Recordings, Tortuga Recordings Trustno 16, TR-014 Sweden 2004 Sell This Version



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July 8, 2010
Featuring members of Isis, Cave In and Converge, OLD MAN GLOOM'S "Seminar III" has taken sludge rock and metal to its furthest reaches yet, mixing Neurosis-style apocalyptic blasts, the kind of psychedelic, harrowing ambience that would give Earth nightmares and an obsession with all things simian.

Isis's Aaron Turner is also the thread that drives Old Man Gloom. What began as an act of immediacy has turned into a full-fledged band, with the addition of members of Converge and Cave In. Structurally: short, damaging sonic barbs, stylistically similar to Isis's dirge, yet unafraid to explore their more stoner rock leanings, intercut with ambient compositions, noise tracks and bizarre sonic manipulations, to form a fractured yet engrossing whole.

A suffocating melange of various sound textures fused and soldered together by five ambitious musicians. Indeed, Old Man Gloom's music is a successful jaunt into the deepest recesses of discord, where fortuity and pure energy collide in a spectacular landscape of sound and sight.