—01. Artwork by Nick Stewart Hoyle
With the recent release of the soundtrack for the documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune, put out on the always outstanding Light in the Attic Records, Kurt Stenzel has composed a return to the days of expansive four-sided LPs. The instruments used read like the best moments of '70s krautrock, exhibiting a laundry list of rare synthesizer gear, including a couple of oddities such as a toy Concertmate organ and even a Nintendo DS. I can’t wait to put on all sides of the soundtrack to this incredible 2013 film, and relish plugging in for the journey that awaits. I got this record just at the right time since I’m actually rereading the Frank Herbert novel at the moment, and should probably just drop the needle as I’m turning the pages – seems like a pretty fitting pairing to me.