20 Aug 2019
Get into This say some words about The Utopia Strong's new single and forthcoming tour
The Utopia Strong have released new single Konta Chorus from their self titled debut album, Getintothis’ Peter Goodbody chalks his snooker cue.
The Utopia Strong, the combined forces of Kavus Torabi (Gong / Cardiacs / Knifeworld / Guapo), Michael J. York (Coil / Teleplasmiste / Guapo) and snooker legend Steve Davis have arrived.
This is no less than a modular driven kosmische colossus of transcendent power enough to drive all talk of green baize firmly into the blue yonder.
With Davis’ modular geometry and ambient structures weaving with Torabi’s keen and skewed sense of melody alongside York’s various gifts for pipes, drones and fevered abstract are no more apparent on the second track to be revealed Konta Chorus.
The resulting tapestry is as likely to remind listeners of the counter-cultural benchmarks of Terry Riley and Cluster as the later vortex-voyages of Zimpel Ziolek with it’s melange of ‘70s Brain Records and ‘90s Warp Label skewed diabolus in musica melodic undertow.
Read the full piece here: GIT