The psychedelic veteran dons the name Typhonian Highlife for his latest journey.
Spencer Clark has unveiled a new transmission of alien soundscapes with The World Of Shells, a new album released under the moniker Typhonian Highlife.
Similar to the acid-peak conceptualizing of previous releases, Clark aims to use The World Of Shells to “envision possible futures and speculative pasts” while imagining “a new vision upon mankind, as a mythical underwater creature who creates meaning through a prosaic mysticism”. It’s tough to find specifics tied to that on first single, ‘Nyangani Warp Speeds,’ but Clark’s sense of suggestion is perfectly in tune. The track is a gurgling mass of Lovecraftian synth textures that sounds futuristic and primordially ancient all at once. It’s an absolute trip.
Listen to the first taste of The World Of Shells below and order it October 15 via KRAAK.
1. ‘Chitahoori Training Tape’
2. ‘The Startled Gaze Of The Chitahoori’
3. ‘Nyangani Warp Speeds’
4. ‘Symphosodon Nasty Boys’
5. ‘Nano-Zootypes In A Tenctonese Exhibition Tank’
6. ‘Wah Wah Day Gecko Gecco’
7. ‘Zenith Umbaba-Xeno’
8. ‘Oracle Of Egret’