3.29.2013

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"The earth dies screaming"
Year:  2011
Country:  Serbia
City:  Cacak
Label:  Worthless rec.
Artist:   Djordje Miladinovic
Format:  cassette
Edition:  50 copies
Tracks:  4
Time:  20 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:     Noise        Drone




































This is the debut RAVEN recording and probably one of the best too. It seeem there are three different covers for this release, it depends of label that made it: "Worthless Recordings", "Dark Scene Records" and "Deadtones Records". The first on tape format and the rest on mp3 format. I wasn't sure what I was going to think about this one but I pleasantly surprised by what I encountered. Haunting drone with subtly mixed tape manipulations and synths create some eerie atmospheres in a similar vein as Oakeater and maybe a little Hair Police. This is right up my alley as it is lo fi enough to sound faded and sad but sophisticated enough in it's composition to sound interesting. I recommend this little gem from Worthless Recordings. The packaging is very much trying to get you to do something to stop vivisection and go vegetarian. I sympathize but it seems almost pointless to advertise these ideals to the noise/drone scene in an edition of 50 copies. It sorta takes away from the excellent music and you could make a much bigger impact with 50 flyers in a high trafficked downtown area of your local city. I don't mind the effort though.
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"Humanity is the devil"
Year:  2011
Country:  Serbia
City:  Cacak
Label:  Human Cross
Format:  cassette , CD
Tracks:  1
Time:  20 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:       Noise        Ambient















This is one of first RAVEN releases and I am frankly surprised for the high quality of this work. Very far from other releases which repeat again and again the extreme harsh noise formule, here we can to listen to few travels into the fields of ambient, dark ambient and drone too. Nor human voices neither rhythms, but some sounds and cuts which can to remind the dirty and old-school industrial music. Here’s another archival release from RAVEN, collecting some years after and re-released  again on CD format with different cover, back and artwork ingeneral (you can see here below). The only track here entitled "Human is the devil" did appear also in split tape next to danish project NxF.xT.E. I frankly easy for me recommend this recording, because is the union of elements such as: slowy, deep sounds and soft noise. Enjoy it.
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https://ia600702.us.archive.org/4/items/flechaflechaflechaflecha/ecologikill.jpg"Ecologikill"
Year:  2011
Country:  Serbia
City:  Cacak
Artist:   Djordje Miladinovic
Label:  Ikebukuro Dadà rec.
Format:  cassette
Edition:  50 copies
Tracks:  2
Time:  20 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:     Noise       Ambient



























There are two different artworks for this cover, this one, is the newest but in 2011 there was another only in cassette format. If I'm not mistaken this was the first recording musician RAVEN noise. It happened in 2011 and was made the French label "Ikebukuro Dadà Records" in cassette format in a very limited edition to 50 copies, nowadays already sold out. In this release Djordje show us his own noise closest to ambient and drone landscapes, and farer from harsh. As always there is not human voice neither machine rhythms, just several sequences of noise or ambient, alternative, according to the instinct of the musician. The result I think is more than enough, is clearly good, very good. I prefer very much this artist when he make this kind of experiments, sure. The artwork continue the classic artistic line which remind a lot the old anarcho-pacifist punk-rock band: CRASS.
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RAVEN + NxFxTxEx
Year:  2011
Country:  Serbia , Denmark
Label:  Knife In The Toaster
Format:  cassette
Tracks:  2
Time:  50 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:     Noise       Illbient




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"Close minded theological practice of the apathetic generation"
Year:  2012
Country:  Serbia
City:  Cacak
Label:  Darker Days Ahead
Format:  cassette
Tracks:  2
Time:  22 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:     Noise       Dark Ambient




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"Atomic garden"
Year:  2012
Country:  Serbia
City:  Cacak
Artist:   Djordje Miladinovic
Label:  Centipede Farm
Format:  cassette
Tracks:  2
Time:  30 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:     Noise




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RAVEN + VASECTOMY PARTY
"Vol. 6"
Year:  2013
Country: Serbia , US
Label:  Forever Scaping Boredom
Format: CD
Edition:  25 copies
Tracks:  2 (+bonus)
Time:  20 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:       Harsh Noise



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https://ia600405.us.archive.org/13/items/covercovercover_201401/cover.jpg"Give blood... for oil"
Year:  2013
Country:  Serbia
City:  Cacak
Artist:  Djordje Miladinovic
Label:  Centipede Farm rec.
Format:  cassette
Edition:  30 copies
Tracks:  2
Time:  20 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:      Noise       Ambient



























The title of the album is already an ideological statement of the artist , their thoughts and ideas, and as you can see our environment, particularly our cosmos. For this reason it was by which we attracted the attention and curiosity to hear this unknown " Raven" , apparently , this album debuted with long duration. The label presents him as a disk Noise and Experimental us seems a bit exaggerated . We believe that this is either a type of Noise audble moderately and "mild " but contracted Noise always get experimentations. Say that reminds Justin Marc Lloyd, but not pure musique concrete or anything similar. However, it 's much appreciated and experiments that haiga, because they make your disk , a large very interesting CD, view , playing with Noise but also with pure silence intervals , semi - silence , ambient, drone or games with a synthetizador . A sound overall very accomplished and achieved , which gets you not weary of listening Harsh Harsh Noise Noise and more , as happens some bands . It is a good album and will surely be a great artist who furnish good image and reputation to the Noise scene. Mix and quiet radicalism , silence noise , but always running away from the conventional and established . This is not pretty music , this is the non - music . Very good work. 
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THIRD I + RAVEN
Year:  2013
Country:  Serbia
Artist:   Nenad & Djordje Miladinovic
Label:  Cruel Nature
Format:  cassette
Edition:  30 copies
Tracks:  2
Time:  20 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:     Noise       Ambient
























"Industrial Syndrone" is  the collaboration that  all of us we hope between these 2 serbians artists: Third I and Djordje Miladinovic. Everybody knews the result could be right but nobody knew how... how? Third I usually make Industrial with a lot of Ambient / Drone influences, atmospheres and sounds much more calm and soft tan Raven, who usually make pure and crude harsh noise. This time we waited to lissten to something like that: industrial, noise, harsh noise, hnw... but all very hard and hard. So this Split álbum is the opposite, we are in front of a work totally closed to ambient, drone, ritual, spatial and even it remind a Little bit to ancien German kraut-rock. So, nothing no to do with chaos, confusion and noise.   An immense collaboration of epic wide-angled industrial / spatial / drone from two of Serbia's long acclaimed and prolific noise artists. Available on awesome tape and CD too. "Cruel Nature Recordings" I think has 2 specialities. First, to known to choose good  artists and also good recordings to after to edite and distribute. And second, to do awesome artwork and packaged for all these Works, even If you don´ t like the sound (or music) there is inside. In this recording I think the artwork and aesthetics are much more Industrial tan the music, which see always to the peaceful and calm  landscapes in general, despite the noises in low frequency doesn´t never disappear fortunately. But it deal a kind of noise not anxious neither opressive like PE or harsh at all, is just a sort of fine "noise pollution". Great... I like very much this balance between 2 extremes. Put  simply, there is nothing wrong with this álbum, everything is in its place.
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"Anarcho noise"
Year:  2013
Country:  Serbia
City:  Cacack
Label:  Red Venice
Format:  digital
Tracks:  2
Time:  30 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:        Harsh Noise



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"Inhuman conditions"
Year:  2014
Country:  Serbia
City:  Cacak
Artist:  Djordje Miladinovic
Label:  Diazepam rec.
Format:  cassette
Tracks:  2
Time:  30 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:     Harsh Noise




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"Obedient"
Year:  2014
Country:  Serbia
City:  Cacak
Artist:  Djordje Miladinovic
Label:  Diazepam
Format:  cassette
Tracks:  2
Time:  30 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:        Harsh Noise




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"Kill the King"
Year:  2015
Country:  Serbia
City:  Cacak
Label:  Confusion Specialist
Format:  digital
Tracks:  1
Time:  25 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:        Harsh Noise




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RAVEN +
INANITION
Year:  2015
Country:  Serbia, US
City:  Cacak, Chicago
Label:  HNW Netlabel
Format:  digital
Tracks:  4
Time:  60 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:         Harsh Noise Wall






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 "hopeless"
Year:  2016
Country:  Serbia
City:  Cacack
Label:  Palinopsia Recordings
Format:  cassette
Edition:  18 copies
Tracks:  2
Time:  20 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:          Noise





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RAVEN + EMERGE
"forsaken"
Year:  2016
Country:  Serbia, Germany
Label:  Attenuation Circuit
Format:  cassette
Tracks:  3
Time:  60 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:         Experimental





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"neoliberal dictatorship"
Year:  2017
Country:  Serbia
Label:  Grey Matter Prod.
Format:  cassette
Tracks:  5
Time:  26 min.
Genre:  electronic
Style:         Harsh Noise





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