Nima Aghiani‘s REMS album is out on New York’s PTP Recordings on June 29, with preview track, ‘Oucyl,’ premiering on AQNB today. The Tehran-born, Paris-based composer and violinist is one half of experimental duo 9T Antiope, going solo to explore the state between sleep and wakefulness through sound.
An acronym for Rapid Eye Movement Sleep, the drone, noise and power electronics project emulates Aghiani’s sense of being in a “constant lost state of being, in-between full consciousness and deep sleep.” Tracks titled ‘Khatozar,’ ‘Ibbothal’ and ‘Kah-Gash’ crawl through a terror-filled perception of a life on the edge panic, while ‘Oucyl’ creaks and croaks in a hazy cylinder of unrelenting tones.**
Nima Aghiani’s REMS album is out on New York’s PTP Recordings on June 29, 2018.
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