Zenith with Carlos Vivanco   C O L L A B O R A T I O N S  
Sacred Mirror
Electro Dreams
Plexus Soloris mpeg#2
June 6, 1994 FAX PS08/48 Germany

Released immediately after the legendary Ambiant Otaku, Zenith presents 4 delightful tracks masterminded by Tetsu Inoue and Carlos Vivanco in early 94. This is one of those discs that warrants purchase after hearing any 15-minute segment of its hour+ length. Sacred Mirror reveals an ascending mosaic of proto-goan synth arrangements that could continue for hours (you get a 15-minute look). Track 2, included on the Ambient Cookbook, starts with the chirping of digital crickets and slowly builds into a multi-octave Tetsuan meander motif . Electro Dreams is the shortest track on the disc and scratches the surface of atmospheres yet to follow. Plexus Solaris, my personal favorite, sounds like a swirling beat-oriented paragon of the Holy Dance variety. Lots of enveloping waves of sound gushing in slow motion from the speaker cabinets. The final track, Aura (the longest track at 19 minutes), is a voluptuous monochrome lullaby that permeates the listening space like a favored cloud. Plenty of material here for repeated headphonaut reconnaissance sessions.

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