The vocals are lyrically deranged. Throughout the songs one can recognize a twisted adherence to symmetry along with discomfort in harmony. Denial of all human ear advancements in recorded sound perception and love for more or less crude techniques in song production. Influences are obvious but not completely.
All music genres of the 80?s (electro pop, new wave, italo, experimental, mainstream etc.) mixed with elements of Greek music of the century, inevitably ringing in the ears, running through the veins, dancing in the genes, abiding in cells Influences:Giacomo Puccini,Joan Baez,Soft Cell,Dinah Washington,Diamanda Galas,Allegri,Kurt Weill,Amazulu,Arleta 2)After many months of sourcing recordings and samples of tape hiss, static, interference and feedback with expensive mics and stuff in an attempt to lend his songs an appropriate level of 'graininess', hometaping abandoned these efforts and instead commissioned a huge machine to be built and programmed with tons of matrices and logorhythms, all designed to synthesise the 'realest' rough edges ever known. To the casual listener, hometaping's methods could be mistaken for being 'lo-fi' - amateurish, even. In actual fact, nothing could be further from the truth. A lot of time, effort and money has gone into perfecting the imperfections on these songs.
Any tinny beats, crunchy noises or faulty flows on his records are entirely meant to be there and ought to be appreciated fully. Please do not take the mistakes on his music for granted, but instead appreciate the poignantly flawed crystalline beauty of these songs in the same way you would a scratched John Michel Jarre LP or a model with scars or something 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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