Ayîk Adhîsta, Adhîsta Ayîk
Release Date: 28-09-2019
Artwork by Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer
Design by Ruttens-Wille
Mastered by Christophe Albertijn at Les Ateliers Claus studios
Musicians: Brecht Ameel, Kim Delcour, Pieter Lenaerts, Jean-Philippe Poncin, Paul Garriau
Recorded Aug. 2017 at St.-Agathakerk, St.-Agatha-Berchem, Brussels.
Razen celebrate their 10 yr anniversary with “Ayîk Adhîsta Adhîsta Ayîk”, an album that takes a paragraph from CG Jung’s Memories, Dreams, Reflections as a reference point to set off a journey that goes from light to dark, from day to night, from life to death, and back.
As much a reflection of primal imagery and rituals of knowledge as a way of coming to terms with anxieties about the chaos of the night, the album concerns itself with the question: who - or what - are we in the moments before (re-)birth, before waking