new Hypertension release for 2013

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Brought to life by Mathieu Vandekerckhove, creative backbone of bands as Amenra, Kingdom, SemblerDeah, Caan…, Syndrome was born at the very heart of the Church of Ra.

Syndrome’s latest, astonishing, work, NOW AND FOREVER shows art in his truest form: heartfelt, personal, pure and free. Wisdom from a father passed on to his son in an amazing moving journey through beautiful landscapes of sound, music and words. A narrative both deeply touching and shocking, melancholic, brooding but always hopeful and liberating. Experience the beating of a truly creative heart in every note.

Hypertension will release Now And Forever for the first time on vinyl the 1st of March 2013. This LP will honor this work of art to the fullest, it will contain 35 minutes (instead of the 28 minutes on CD )of the most graceful music you can hear today. This release is limited to 300 copies, 100 clear, 200 black. Preorders start end of January 2013.

Syndrome will be performing at the following dates:

17.01 Gent, KASKcinema Belgium improvisation performance on the movie “Begotten”
19.01 Brussels, Beursschouwburg Belgium
01.02 Hasselt, MOD Belgium w/TBHR
16.03 Buchrest, Control Club Romania w/Environments
22.03 Groningen, Simplon Netherlands
24.03 Karlsruhe, Jubez Germany
25.03 Geneve, Usine Switzerland
27.03 Rijeka, Klub Place Croatia
29.03 Milano, Ligera Italia
30.03 Moutier, Pantographe Switzerland
31.03 Zottegem, Dunk!Festival Belgium
30.04 Winterthur, Gaswerk Switzerland w/Amenra
03.04 Leipzig, Conne Island Germany w/Amenra
05.04 Berlin, Bi Nuu Germany w/Amenra

Some additional info about Now And Forever

All songs, guitar and vocals by Mathieu Vandekerkhove (Amenra, Kingdom, Sembler Deah, Caan). Additional vocals on Now And Forever by Colin H. van Eeckhout (Amenra, Kingdom, CHVE,…)
. Additional piano and Moog by Josh Graham (Neurosis, A Storm Of Light, Battle Of Mice, Red Sparowes…). Recorded, mixed and mastered by Hein Devos (Amenra, Hitch,…) at Dekreun, Kortrijk, Belgium. 

Layout by Tine Guns
. Painting “Bateau, 2011” by Matthieu Ronsse, Almine Rech Gallery