||2 CD (2007) |
Seconds In Formaldehyde CD discography There is a new movement of loop-based, often metal-infused, guitar drone artists that are beginning to capture our attention. Many of these artists create strong soundscapes, but few achieve the excellence of Fear Falls Burning, Aidan Baker, Jason Sloan, and a few others. Out of nowhere comes German axe prodigy, Martin Fuhs. One listen to II and you will realize why his Seconds in Formaldehyde deserves to be counted amongst the very best in the genre. Fuhs sense of space in his arrangements is awe inspiring. But he also has a very sophisticated emotive intent. Never satisfied to simply drone on darkly, his monicker begins to make sense: Fuhs compositions comprise an inspiring metaphor for the building of notes, harmonics, and chords structures that form a living and breathing sonic entity that is Seconds in Formaldehyde.
"It's pretty impossible to not be intrigued by a record that features the legend: "This music was created with the pure power of the guitar drone." Especially when those words prove to be absolutely true. The ...