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LISTEN: Stream Merkabah's Moloch LP
Laurie Tuffrey , March 26th, 2014 07:08

Third album by Polish hardcore/jazz heavyweights, out later this week

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This Friday, March 28, will see the release of Polish post-hardcore/jazz group Merkabah's third album Moloch, out via Kraków label Instant Classic. It follows their 2011 debut, the live LP Lyonesse, and 2012's A Lament For The Lamb, and sees them tempering their instrumental improvisations with sixties psychedelia and noise, as well as the titular Arameic god as inspirations: "We decided to view it both in its mythological and abstract aspects, as an allegory of evil, power, cult and sacrifice," say the band of the latter. The brilliant artwork, meanwhile, comes from the band's drummer Kuba Sokólski - gaze in awe above.

We've got a first play of the album, which you can listen to in full below, and head to the label's Bandcamp, where the album will also be available as a limited edition CD release, to pre-order.

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Mar 27, 2014 4:28am

The Quietus-core

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Dec 23, 2014 1:39pm

Been listening to all the albums from tQ Albums-of-the-year list and today I've just came across these dudes.

They do sound like King Crimson at times, both like KC circa 1972 period and the now-previous incarnation (with Belew on The Power To Believe).
Damn, they're good.

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