A musical story about “escaping behavior” in 19 chapters release by the Argentinian label “Cyclical Dreams”
September 30 2022
Almost 2 hours (19 tracks)
Cover photo track/compilation:
A visual called “MORES”
Cyclical Dreams asked SONICrider to make a visual/video for “MORES”.
The visual became a sort of dream or hallucination mixing reality – love + industrie + nature + war + behavior + waste + …..
Technical aspect: visual made with VDMX and used the frequencies of the track as controllers for mixing clips, adjust opacity, change colors, etc.
Recorded August 2022, Valkenswaard, The Netherlands.
All tracks are played live, recorded in stereo and mastered by Jurgen
ELAPSUS (Escaping) is the reflection on the escaping behavior humans embrace knowing not caring about the planet is a short sighted attitude. On the other hand escaping reality is sometimes a necessary action to keep track in the time we live. ELAPSUS can give a peaceful escape, inspiration and energy to be positive about the future.
Thinking about this topic “escapism” I’m convinced we need to be one with the universe, being part of it, not ruling it or changing it.
In the Latin language,
“MORES EFFUFIENDI NON AUXILLIUM FIET UNUM CUM UNIVERSO”
“ESCAPING BEHAVOIR WILL NOT HELP BECOME ONE WITH THE UNIVERSE”.
The 8 words of the Latin sentence became the titles of the ELAPSUS
chapters. A story needs a sort of start (incipit) and an end (exire). As a
spoon for the minds ears “temporalis” are 9 tracks connecting the
chapters in a (sometimes) surprising, attention-grabbing, smooth,
All tracks use as a base of hardware or modular instruments, each track has leading instruments. In the list below the leading instruments are stated.
incipit |-> Moog Sound Studio III + Rample
TEmporalis I |-> Error instruments modules
MORES |-> Lyra 8 & Ornament (SOMA), Arp. Error Instruments
TeMporalis II |-> Waldorf Pulse II
EFFUGIENDI |-> Koma Elektronik field & FX kit, Arp, Pulse II, Error Instruments
TemPoralis III |-> DIY string + Koma fieldkit
NON |-> BIA, Pittsburgh modules, AJH Synth, 4MS STS
TempOralis IV |-> DIY Foley instruments
AUXILIUM |-> TipTop: Buchla, Trigger Riot, ONE and LYRA 8 FX
TempoRalis V |-> Waldorf Pulse II + Arp
FIET |-> Moog Mavis & Koma Elektronik Komplex Sequencer
TemporAlis VI |-> ADAC 112 Granular/Looper
UNUM |-> Full set of modules & “solo” by Benjolin
TemporaLis VII |-> Benjolin (module by Rob Hordijk)
CUM |-> Full system
TemporalIs VIII |-> Waldorf Pulse II
UNIVERSO |-> Drone with basic waves
TemporaliS IX |-> ADAC 112 Granular/Looper
exire |-> Moog Sound Studio III + Rample