Selim Lemouchi & His Enemies
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The organizers of the Roadburn Festival have issued the following announcement about honoring Selim Lemouchi (The Devil's Blood, Selim Lemouchi & His Enemies), who passed away earlier this year:
"The Devil's Blood's first-ever show at Roadburn 2008 was undeniably one of the great moments in the festival's history. After the group disbanded in early 2013, guitarist Selim Lemouchi sought to channel his considerable creative energies into a new project: Selim Lemouchi & His Enemies.
"During 2013, the debut EP Mens Animus Corpus was followed by the release of the full-length Earth Air Spirit Water Fire. The album presentation in December 2013 offered a tantalizing hint of transcendent performances to come, and consequently we at Roadburn HQ were thrilled to add Selim and his new band to this year's Afterburner bill.
"However, thrill turned to sorrow with the news of Selim's passing last month. At first, it was impossible to grasp. How could he be gone? The idea of removing his name from the various Roadburn 2014 posters, press releases and website items was too much to bear. Even after being able to talk with his family, even after having had a little time to grieve, it was still incomprehensible that he would not be joining us. More...
In celebration of its official release this Friday via Ván Records, today Revolvermag.com brings you "Earth Air Spirit Water Fire," the new album from Selim Lemouchi & His Enemies. Give it a listen below.
Selim Lemouchi & His Enemies is the new project from The Devil's Blood mastermind Selim Lemouchi. More...
The Devil's Blood mastermind Selim Lemouchi is pleased to enter a brand new chapter of sonic exploration with Selim Lemouchi & His Enemies and debut release "Earth Air Spirit Water Fire." The following press release was issued about the album:
"Recorded, mixed and mastered in part by Pieter G. Kloos, the offering, written by Lemouchi alongside his new sparring partner and old friend Robby Geerings had, even before its conceptualization, shown itself to be a creature of a different nature altogether.
"Each one of the five tracks which comprise its unity seemed a galaxy away from any of the others. Each of their unique structures, stylistic leanings and lyrical content diverged significantly from the rest. Diverging from the same source though and seemingly returning to that same source as well.
"The emotions of the Madman; depression, desire, demurity, decadence and determination had seemed to veer out from the same point of origin and had found each other in that oft spoken of but rarely understood concept of completion; initiation. For the first time, Lemouchi brought together a bright and burning throng of people into the fold of his inspiration.
"Not telling anyone what exactly to do, not deciding this way or the other beforehand and not taking back any of his decisions once they were made, he ventured into what was for him the most adventurous recording session of his life.
"With four drummers, a handful of guitar players, a few synthesizer players, several vocalists, a great cover artist and many, many hours that were filled with laughter, tears, anger and spiritual communion as well as communication of the more direct kind, he brought the 5(x5x5x5x5x5x5x5x5x5x5x5x5) dimensions of the pentacle, the pentagram and the pentagon into the flesh as he perceived, understood and accepted them. More...
After The Devil's Blood disbanded and released a final album, member SL has now begun work on a new project titled Selim Lemouchi & His Enemies. SL comments:
"The second part of recordings for the upcoming full length has begun. Tracking guitars all through these hot summer nights. Spirits are high and the spirits are in favour of our fearless and often reckless ways. In the farthest reaches of the multiverse our chants will be heard! Move, appear, show, teach and alter!
"I can safely say now that the album's name will be 'Earth Air Spirit Water Fire' and that it will be released, in December, by Ván Records."
The new album "Earth Air Spirit Water Fire" will be preceded by a 12" single entitled "Next stop Universe B." Further details will be announced as they become available.