It starts slow, creeping its way through echoes and dark soundscapes. Two minutes later, the percussion kicks in and you’re on your way to what Tzolk’in wants to be a journey into the ancient Mayan culture, reinterpreted by the contemporary electronic music style. Tzolk’in is a type of calendar used by the long-gone Mayan civilization.
This is a seriously introspective song, but not one that is easy to digest. Dark undertones are joined by a subdued but relentless thrashing. In my book, it’s one of the best finds of 2015.
You can listen to the song for free, in good quality, on BandCamp, which is one of the best websites when it comes to supporting artists. You can also purchase the song (or album) from this same location. And in case you’re wondering, yes, I did purchase Tzolk’in’s album :).
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