The Begotten
Temidden Laaghangende Wolken
Aguirre Records
/
2021
LP
19.49
ZORN 71
Edition of 250 copies
Incl. VAT plus shipping / Orders from outside the EU are exempt from VAT
Tracklist
1Temidden laaghangende wolken 9:09
2Inkohiering 3:39
3Vlucht met de ladder 7:18
4Eiland zonder oceaan 7:17
560 manen 8:49
6Klauwzeer 4:23

The Begotten is the brainchild of Jürgen De Blonde (Köhn/de portables) and Brecht Ameel (Razen), who initially performed a number of shows and released a CS under the moniker 'Kohier' - gleefully referencing the absurdity of Belgian tax systems and institutions.

On their debut LP "Temidden Laaghangende Wolken" they are joined by percussionist and improv-veteran Dirk Wachtelaer (Pablo's Eye/Vanishing Pictures), who locked with De Blonde and Ameel's post-reality continuum during a recording session at Les Ateliers Claus in Brussels. In this new trio format, The Begotten weaves a stripped-down set of after-hours, trancey observations on keys, baritone guitar and drums. Neon-lit bars are named Le Kheops or 60 Moons, streets are soaked in sheets of rain, people are staring at tax sheets and comets pass by unnoticed. Dub with tears; "Temidden Laaghangende Wolken" is the perfect backdrop of a strongly medicated game of Manillen during a 'Derrick' rerun.