- "The Ritual"
An epic themed work in four parts, each building towards the album
concept - Space, Earth, Man, Ritual. This is a huge ambient masterwork
exploring the origins of life and its ultimate purpose - were we created,
and for why, and where are we going, is there a cosmic significance ?
This is a two album set with a bonus CD containing a further 7 tracks,
remixes, alternate versions, etc.
Part 1 - SPACE (total time 15:05)
Signals - something's coming, sending a message in advance
The Abyss of Space - from a very long way away
Folding Space - but they know a way of travelling
Passing through the Event Horizon - using a source of unimaginable power
Space Requiem - music to accompany the journey
Part 2 - EARTH (total time 15:17)
Oceans - something living in there that we don't know about
Winds - the endless power that we must learn to use
Storm - the power of nature on display
Glacier - slow and unstoppable, like life itself
Part 3 - MAN (total time 13:45)
Tribe - man needs to join together to survive
Calls - but communication is the key to evolution
Machines - allow man to acheive things beyond his strength
Time - where man begins to measure events in the cosmos
Part 4 - RITUAL (total time 20:02)
Semblance - something is forming but we don't know what it is
Fugue - man puts a religious face onto the inexplicable
Mystic Circle - but a more ancient force is at work
Apparition - the secrets of the universe are revealed
Ascention - then rising up into space, from whence we came
Departure - now leaving on a spaceward journey
Spores in Space - until arriving at another planet, somewhere ....
EPILOGUE (total time 6:55)
Ritual Epilogue - closing down the Ritual
You can hear samples from some
of the tracks on the MusicZeit page
TWO ALBUM SET
'The Ritual' two album set also has a Bonus Album,
containing more new material, remixes, and interpretations.
1. HyperEx Machina - Magick 4:53
2. 4m33s - Time Machines 7:14
3. HyperEx Machina - The Eye of God 6:39
4. (((stereofect))) - Dark Ritual 6:25
5. HyperEx Machina - Tritheism Ambience 6:04
6. 4m33s - Space segment alternative version 14:09
7. 4m33s - Mystic Ritual 11:23
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