91404 D: THE WORKER'S SONG
CDR: Ostroga OTR-007 
Ltd x 160
Russian artist who records under the moniker YAO91404D is slowly building
himself up to cult status with every new release. I say slowly because
each of his releases are very, very limited… thus not many of you
out there will have had the opportunity to experience his ‘sound’.
"The Workers Song" won’t change that. Limited to only
160 copies, this sub 45 minute 4 track CDR in A5 packaging on the Ostroga
label will probably be sold out before this review even gets posted on
the AP site. The joy / drawback of being a cult being that very few know
of your existence. As the great punk band Flipper sang ‘That’s
the way of the world’.
is in many ways an alternative historian. A history many don’t want
you to hear about. The music he produces acting as a window for a certain
point in time. Peering through it he builds up a picture in the mind of
the harsh realties of a mundane and soul crushing environment. The propaganda
songs of the workers breaking up the monotony of labour. Like all his
previous works "The Workers Song" is a very strange and ‘difficult’
listen. Get into his mindset though and everything becomes more clarified.
The thought processes that went into the recording hitting home with the
force of a hammer hitting an anvil. Of course the downside is that being
so limited in numbers restricts those who will have the opportunity to
hear this unusual and forceful piece of work. The problem of being a cult
act summed up in a nutshell.
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