One of my favorite pieces of music is AKU’s bizarre recording, Toward A Flat Horizon. In 1993 the obscure electronic outfit (about whom very little is actually written) from New York City band crafted a four track piece album and limited the pressing to three hundred copies. Heavy on psychedelic drone, a smattering of raw industrial accents and a few manic accelerations in tempo, their album has become a perfect accompaniment for exploring those dark places. There are no vocals, key for me when I’m trying to craft words. Currently, I’m working on a spec, HP Lovecraft screenplay biopic and this album has been on heavy rotation as I submerge deeper into those dark, mythos heavy universes.
You can download AKU’s Toward A Flat Horizon (as well as their other recordings) here at the always free and legal Archive.
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