“Governance” continues KHOST‘s immersion in themes of detachment and
dissonance, and ruminates upon the exertion of wills that are not your
own, and upon the ways to detect and trace the outlines of the
presence(s) that may exert these daily wills upon you, day by day.
It was written over the course of the 2016/17 Winter, during times of unease and sickness for the band, including one near-death experience.
The resulting album is a hinterland of low resolution transmissions interspersed with broad concrete columns of distortion that loom suddenly from the dim landscape.
Governance is like driving at night with your spirituality asleep at the wheel.
With demoralizing vocal terror, hypnotic nightmarescapes, frost-encrusted tones, and horrifying rhythms, KHOST’s Governance devastates the listener with nearly fifty minutes of entrancing yet hazardous tectonic doom-laced revulsion.
Features guest appearances from Eugene Robinson (OXBOW), and Jo Quail, and includes a remix of the track ‘Coven’ by Tel Aviv artist Adrian Stainburner.
1 Redacted Repressed Recalcitrant
2 Subliminal Chloroform Violation
3 Low Oxygen Silo
4 Cloudbank Mausoleum
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10 Stockholm Syndrome
11 Coven. Adrian Stainburner Remix
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