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KTL is a duo made up of Stephen O'Malley (Sunn O))), Khanate) and Editions Mego head Peter Rehberg (Pita). KTL formed from the duo composing sound and music for performance artist Gisèle Vienne and author Dennis Cooper's theatre production Kindertotenlieder. According to its creators KTL is "Threatening new collaboration taking in parallel worlds of Extreme Computer Music and Black Metal". Their debut album was recorded during July 2006 in Grenoble, France at Fort du Murier and Vienne Wintergarden. Read more about KTL on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.




KTL is the intriguing coupling of Sunn0))’s (and Khanate’s) Steven O’Malley and Peter Rehberg (better known as PITA), both authorities in their own right with respect to their chosen fields. Be it O’Malley’s doom/drone-based work or PITA’s electronic noise; both have been pushing the boundaries of sound for some time. So it should come as no surprise then that in the select fan base of appreciation these artists have gained there is a hushed excitement in the air. And for good reason as KTL m...

KTL - 2

You’d have thought that KTL, after only just releasing their first well-received album, would have given themselves a breather before providing new material. Yet no sooner have our eardrums stopped vibrating, than KTL (Stephen O’Malley and Peter Rehberg) unleash even more audible assault with the aptly named 2. The experience begins with ‘Game’ a suspiciously quiet track at first, until around forty eight seconds in, where almost from nowhere a sinister noise emerges, bringing with it a vibra...
Drone, Noise, Dark Ambient, Experimental, Ambient

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