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IV - The Obstacle is Everything


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Icon Rubble 10:09
ICON RUBBLE This storm of a hell currency dominates every random deviance Looming creeping hanging above me Something feral living way down in these cavities Digging, scratching, multiplying Casting superstitious scraps of bread and random carrion Before this gathering of torn and ragged angels Around the Anchor points, rippling stale devotion Putrid rings of scum and hostility Beating and screaming Dragged like an animal into the greatest show of them all Wheeling and dealing Collateral damage and icon rubble
THE NARROWING Happy to linger - this organism Lost in a valley of doldrums - sinking Plummeting - conceding Dragging down into an abstract place of artillery Broken - Shards up on the battlements Flaccid emanations of a turgid third class relic Charisma of a ten-watt element illuminating nothing at all Fluttering - half dead Moth on a mantle in a tilley lamp Victims of the narrowing Picking the nits off a flag of convenience.
FAITH UTENSIL Scrape it and gather me up every last shred of dissonance Rendering everything easy prey, growing forever content and useless We sit and watch the apathy - the spectacle is everything Stripping the colour and words right out of the master plan Grazing on plastic miracles Purchasing warfare off the plans, the obstacle is everything. Temples of paper and plastic and pixel And nation and network rising up around me Faith and form resuscitation Pass along this faith utensil
THE CURIOUS OBSERVATION OF THE PEAS-HAVER Did rummage the root hog In black light fading away And snorted dead aphids In torrent malevolent Precipitate venomous blades And tainted blood offering both Sheltering, observing decay Beneath carnivorous twists and tangles Invading Lamented the absence of offering sacred A feast for the heathens shackled And knee deep in coddles Of murder and piss, they were drowning Did summon and break This scathing evangelist down again We?re wheeling and dealing We?re dragged like an animal Into the greatest Show of them all We?re happy to linger We?re sinking, conceding We?re shards on the battlements We illuminate nothing at all?


This is the 4th album by the sonic elders of YURT.


released October 6, 2018

Recorded and mixed September 2017 - April 2018 by Tommy O’Sullivan at the Meadow and Deep In The Woods.
Mastered by James Plotkin at Plotkinworks

All noise, text and visuals by the sonic elders of YURT

percussion - Andrew Bushe
guitar, vocals, electronics - Steven Anderson
bass, vocals, electronics, artwork - Boz Mugabe


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YURT gathered at the dusk of 2006 with a criteria of conducting experiments in the broader field of progressive rock music. The Sonic Elders Of Yurt have spoken.

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