1. Horcrux in Lingampally by Shivacult published on 2012/11/24 05:31:55 +0000 First of a Two track EP namely, Shivacult - Horcrux in Lingampally. Album art featuring Pochamma in Tellapur, Lingampally. The "Horcrux in Lingampally" EP has been inspired by Lingampally, a not-very-special suburban in Hyderabad (India), its culture and the people. The surrounding villages, Tellapur, Gopannapalle, Nagulapally and Shankarpally have made a high impact on the inspiration and the construction of these musical works, with their picturesque atmosphere and unique people that live here. The EP has been made with special reverence to Tara, the goddess after whom the main commercial market, Taranagar is named. "Horcrux in Lingampally" is an experimentative piece with a different time signature, a 5 Beat cycle. The corresponding tala, called "Chapu tala" in the carnatic Indian classical rhythm dictionary, has been brought alive in this dark, composition that contains samples recorded from the streets and temples of Lingampally. "Bhadrakali Ketamine Reality" has been modelled based on dark pop; a groovy, dark rhythm, with harsh atmosphere. This track features a sample from a vagabond rural-shehnai artist (origins and details unknown but might be possible based in the villages surrounding Lingampally) named "Maalai", who was recorded specifically for this purpose. Recorded in Shivacult Studios, Hyderabad. Special thanks to Monkey Radio India crew, HOOdub, Rohith Chowla and Maalai. Mixed, composed and mastered by Harshavardhan. Album art - Photography and concept by Harshavradhan. All rights reserved.