The long creative period from the youthful years till today, has resulted in a multi-layered and extraordinarily varied sound. It would take more than just one or two songs to convey the full extent of Haus Arafna's output. While the beginnings were stamped with energetic noise-eruptions Mr. and Mrs. Arafna rapidly developed their own unique mix, combining different streams of dark electronic music in an inimitable fashion, resulting in Haus Arafna's outstanding status. To reinforce this Galakthorrö reanimated the genre-phantom "angst pop", at the same time distinguishing it from the the already belaboured "industrial" tag.
However, there is no denying the roots of Haus Arafna: The raw lo-fi sound image, analogue synthesizer sounds, noise rhythms, and tape footage point to the "industrial music" of the 1970s. In contrast to how things were done back then, Haus Arafna now strives continually to cultivate more and more new experimentation and improvisation, with text and vocals to be developed into innovative inspiring Songs. Over and again, certain pieces produce such levels of energy, that DJs try them out on the dance-floor. That is why Haus Arafna has become known beyond the borders of the Industrial scene, with such club hits as "The Last Dream of Jesus", or "Für Immer". Haus Arafna do not however make dance music, neither does their work serve as mere entertainment. Haus Arafna considers art as the battlefield of the soul, and steer with their music through the deep morass of the human mind.
The inability of people to conquer the negative aspects of life in the community is demonstrated through Haus Arafna's manifold use of symbols, metaphors, and double-entendre. In this way the duo has been able to construct, with the help of their omni-present musical characteristics, a frame for the whole of their artwork, which is also not lacking in graphical identity. Official site: http://www.hausarafna.de Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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