Aluk Todolo

Aluk Todolo

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ALUK TODOLO is an instrumental power trio performing Occult Rock since 2004. Their music is a methodical exploration of the powers of musical trance. Part occult black metal fend and part snide kraut menace, the band conjures rabid obsessive rhythms and abyssal disharmonic guitars, subliminal spiritualist vibrations and bizarre, magick summonings. ALUK TODOLO reduces psychedelic improvisation to a bare, telluric instrumentation, in which dry, spare percussion grievously mines the scrapes, shrieks and shimmer of mutated guitar and bass. The band’s sound is monolithic and stabbing, hypnotic but unpredictable, minimalist yet teeming: a dangerous, noxious coil of all things black.
The name ALUK TODOLO was brought back from a mountainous region of South Sulawesi in Indonesia, it’s an ancient religion with animist beliefs meaning «the Way of the Ancestors».
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Aluk Todolo Discography Tracks

Albums

Aluk Todolo Descension (Album) Public Guilt US 2007 Sell This Version
Aluk Todolo Finsternis (Album) Utech Records US 2009 Sell This Version
Saturnalia Temple / Nightbringer / Nihil Nocturne / Aluk Todolo Saturnalia Temple / Nightbringer / Nihil Nocturne / Aluk Todolo - On The Powers Of The Sphinx The Ajna Offensive US 2010 Sell This Version
Der Blutharsch And The Infinite Church Of The Leading Hand + Aluk Todolo Der Blutharsch And The Infinite Church Of The Leading Hand + Aluk Todolo - A Collaboration (Album) WKN Austria 2011 Sell This Version
Aluk Todolo Occult Rock (Album) Norma Evangelium Diaboli, The Ajna Offensive US 2012 Sell This Version
Aluk Todolo Voix (Album) Norma Evangelium Diaboli, The Ajna Offensive USA & Europe 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

IS 003 Aluk Todolo Aluk Todolo(7", Single) Implied Sound IS 003 US 2006 Sell This Version
flame 64 Aluk Todolo Ordre(10", EP) The Ajna Offensive flame 64 US 2011 Sell This Version

Compilations

SR001 Aluk Todolo Aluk Todolo(4xCass, Comp, Ltd) Seratus Ribu Records SR001 Indonesia 2017 Sell This Version
flame106, tot036 Aluk Todolo Archives Vol.1(LP, Comp) The Ajna Offensive, Temple Of Torturous flame106, tot036 USA & Europe 2017 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

amt 011 Aluk Todolo Live At The Music Hall Of Williamsburg The First Of October MMIX(Cass, Ltd, C56) Amortout Records amt 011 France 2010 Sell This Version

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poneromusikologist

poneromusikologist

July 23, 2014
people need some magikal musique they can play in mixed company; the mix makes itself inviting.
A.T. are Occult Rock for real.
They're on the way up.
Ant, sorry I always pass out so early.

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