During the preparation of their new album, we spoke at the ever cozy Brasserie Verschueren with Brecht and Kim on the idea of Authenticy and how it’s related to their music, and to the idea a trance experience.
Gents, how do you define ‘Authenticy’?
Authenticy is about resources, it is an ever continuous search for sources that feel authentic. It could be an original ‘old’ source, but also an imaginary so
You mentioned earlier the trance element in old ritual music. Trance is related to time, it mutates the linear, Western notion of it. Is this important in the music of Razen?
Yes, and not only for live concerts. One
So, restoration is no option.
Not at all, our music is definitely music from and in the 21st century.
Restoration is not authentic. It’s way more important to move people now. I miss the deeper ins
People like oliveros and Radique were very inspired by the search of spirituality. Are they an influence.
Although, compared to a lot of New Age musicians, we use a lot of angles in our