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The Maze of Mechataur

by Edictum



My Halloweenspecial for 2022.
The track is based on a field recording of flies I did on a hot summer day in a mycenaean tomb (approximately 3000-4000 years old) in Naxos.
It tells the story of a victim that was sacrificed to the Mechataur (Cyberpunk Minotaur) and refers to the ancient myth. Every 9 years, 7 young men and women were sent into the labyrinth to appease the monster.


released October 27, 2022
written, produced, mixed & mastered by Simon Krauter


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Edictum Klosterneuburg, Austria

It is said that scientists are rarely exposed to sunlight. Edictum is no exception. As dusk falls, after escaping chemistry lab, the urge to synthesize on is burning the midnight oil. Test tubes are replaced with knobs and keys and synthetic compounds with synthetic soundscapes. Samples are absorbed into the experiment to create something new, something unique and - occasionally - something mad. ... more

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