From Tripoli, Lebanon and currently based in Berlin, Osman Arabi's various activities encompass harsh noise (notably his 20.SV project), black metal, industrial and free improvisation. Intent follows on from his 2014 solo electric guitar cassette for The Tapeworm, Destroying Symmetry, which Byron Coley suggested combined the "melodic astringency" of Bill Orcutt with the "semi-ecstatic [and] hermetic" approach of Matt Valentine. Here, each track consists of two improvised guitar parts, matched in mood but overlaid blindly without specific reference to each other. From the clash of random elements an overarching meditative synchronicity emerges.
released June 29, 2017
Improvised, channeled and recorded in one take on the 9th of August 2015 at Big Snuff Studio - Berlin.
Engineered and mixed by Lucas Behrens.