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STREAM: Puce Mary's The Spiral LP
The Quietus , March 24th, 2016 11:28

Listen to the album in full in advance of its release tomorrow on Loke Rahbek and Christian Stadsgaard's Posh Isolation label.

As announced last week, Frederikke Hoffmeier will release her third solo LP for Posh Isolation under her Puce Mary alias on March 25. Hoffmeier first made an appearance on the Copenhagen label back in 2010 with a cassette titled Piss Flowers, each side deploying a constant rumble of distorted, treacle-thick noise. Promised to be an "extreme spectre of emotions", The Spiral follows 2014's Persona and last year's The Female Form, the second album in a planned trilogy in collaboration with Loke Rahbek.

Laden with moments of pause, deliberation and minimalism that are equally as menacing as the in-the-red vocals and dense washes of static that litter its core, The Spiral sees Hoffmeier take a more nuanced approach to sonic penance, carefully ripping the album apart from its very centre. On 'Enter Into Them' delicate fragments of spoken word are devoured by lashes of noise, while on 'The Actor' rotating coils of feedback are deconstructed by a deliberated ominous kick drum and earsplitting, visceral howls.

It's bloody great; have a listen to it in full for yourself above. The album will be out in all good record shops tomorrow.