The Wire

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Below The Radar 28

Track 5



The brainchild of Julian ‘DJ October’ Raymond-Smith and Boris ‘Borai’ English, Spiritflesh is the culmination of the collective knowledge acquired through countless hours of shared music consumption. Taking in a host of sounds, from doom metal and drone to post-punk, EBM, dub and techno, Spiritflesh’s music resembles a skeletal, fog-riddled construct of otherworldly ambience, guttural bass and rhythm – a “cerebral kind of music that touches on ideas of life, death and the in-between...”.