worriedaboutsatan ‎– Arrivals

Gizeh Records ‎– GZH21
CD, Album, Limited Edition


Limited to 100 copies, tracks 12 and 13 are exclusive to this edition.

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
GZH21 Worriedaboutsatan Arrivals(CD, Album) Gizeh Records GZH21 UK 2009 Sell This Version
den77 worriedaboutsatan Arrivals(2xLP, Album, Ltd, Cle) Denovali Records den77 Germany 2010 Sell This Version
GZH21, none Worriedaboutsatan Arrivals(2xCD, Dlx, Ltd, Num) Gizeh Records, Not On Label (worriedaboutsatan Self-released) GZH21, none UK 2009 Sell This Version
none worriedaboutsatan Arrivals(CD, Album, Promo) Gizeh Records none UK 2009 Sell This Version
GZH21 worriedaboutsatan Arrivals(CD, Album, RE) Gizeh Records GZH21 UK Unknown Sell This Version



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June 1, 2009

Worriedaboutsatan is an electronic band formed by two gents from Leeds, UK, and upon first listening might be a bit out of place on a site like ours; their music falls in the category of minimal techno / IDM. After two EPs they have released their album "Arrivals" on Gizeh Records.

As soon as the opening tracks "One Down" and "Evil Dogs" kick in, the album goes straight into trippy techno territory with echoing electronics and deep, soft, subdued beats. My first association is (I would say of course) is Aphex Twin's "Selected Ambient Works '85-'92". But that really says more about the depth of my knowledge of IDM and minimal techno. Earlier work by the band would show influences of post-rock and there are still traces of that in tracks like "You're In My Thoughts". But much more pervasive are influences of glitch in that track and especially in the very pleasant "History Is Made At Night". The songs are interspersed with some short spacey dark ambient interludes that made me think of Inade, probably due to the robot-esque vocals reading out strings of numbers.

In the end Worriedaboutsatan brings you an excellent mix that is well suited for some downtime, music to relax to and music that will certainly work late at night. Recommended.

We received a copy of the limited edition (100 pcs.) which features two extra tracks, radio edits of "Evil Dogs" and "You're In My Thoughts". Nice, but I would rather buy this edition for its nicely designed hand-made packaging.

- Originally written for the Dutch weblog IkEcht, English translation by the author.