Dark ambient master Deathprod takes us on an eerie journey into the past.
“I probably wouldn’t make this kind of music if I was living in the Bahamas,” Helge Sten, aka Deathprod, told FACT in 2014. Certainly, his Norwegian location makes sense when you pore over the pitch-black drones and spine-chilling landscapes of 1994’s Treetop Drive or 2004’s Morals and Dogma.
Sten’s trilogy of dark ambient classics have just been issued on vinyl for the first time this year and they’ve been a long time coming. The first Deathprod release, Deep Throat Puke Orgasms, emerged in 1991 on self-released cassette and introduced a select few listeners to Sten’s peculiar, home-spun sound.
After that, he released three more solo full-lengths – Treetop Drive, Imaginary Songs from Tristan da Cunha and Morals and Dogma, all of which were compiled on 2004’s acclaimed box set Deathprod. And while he might not sound particularly prolific from this Keep Reading