Climbs the Holy Mountain

Pengo

Climbs the Holy Mountain

CD

Carbon Records CR22

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"a document of Pengo's 5th live performance ... The performance consisted of a live musical accompaniment to the first 31 minutes of Alejandro Jodorowsky's film The Holy Mountain.

The first 31 minutes of The Holy Mountain are without dialog. This is the section of the film they chose to play along with. This portion of the film is also considerably less linear then the rest of the film. This perfectly suited Pengo's music making aesthetic. The only thing constant is continualchange. There are recurring symbols in the film that pass by so fast that they are almost subliminal to the viewer."


Reviews

  • Foxy Digitalis

    by Bryon Hayes

    Climbs the Holy Mountain

    With his Carbon Records imprint, Joe Tunis has been exploring the underground music scene of upstate New York and its environs for over 12 years. Throughout its existence, Carbon has released adventurous music on formats both traditional and obscure – Tunis' own Jo...
  • Buddyhead

    by Kathleen Catastrophe

    Climbs the Holy Mountain

    Unfortunately, this one kind of went over my head... which is actually why I respect it. This album is pengo's fifth live performance, a performance accompanying the first 31 minutes of Alejandro Jodorowsky's film, "the Holy Mountain." Without the visuals in...
  • La Folia

    by Steve Koenig

    Climbs the Holy Mountain

    The bizarre cover photos give no clue to the music genre, although first guess would be a cross between progrock and dark ambient. It begins with small instruments and percussion, almost like an Art Ensemble of Chicago performance from Paris 1968,...