Playing in the industrial mode of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Skinny Puppy[/lastfm], Chicago/NY duo [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Gatekeeper[/lastfm] create dark electronic soul music for beautiful shut-ins. Rent an '80s horror flick, mute the sound at a chase scene, and blast the Gatekeeper--perfect. Inspired by "the sounds and visions of forgotten sci-fi film scores, fantasy games and arcade imagery", the band collaborated with the Thunder Horse production team and released a six-part video series to the Giza EP. While watching these music videos below, I couldn't help but conjure my own fantasy romps; one dictated by John Carpenter or David Lynch. Overall, I think any fan of slick 3D graphics, sci-fi geekery and most importantly EBM (electronic body music) will find something cool to talk about via Gatekeeper's dark orchestrations. This music is alive from start to finish. Below is a free download of "Serpent," one of my personal favorite tracks off the EP evoking a rustic memory of a mournful, bygone era, one remembered simply and sadly. [soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/4704584"] Gatekeeper – "Serpent" [DOWNLOAD] -- Check out video to “Serpent”, “Oracle”, “Mirage”, “Giza” (Blade Redux), and finally, “Storm Column”. "Serpent" [vimeo="http://vimeo.com/16491011"] "Oracle" [vimeo="http://vimeo.com/15580852"] Watch more videos here! Tracklisting: 1. Chains (3:41) 2. Storm Column (3:31) 3. Serpent (3:25) 4. Giza (3:14) 5. Mirage (3:26) 6. Oracle (2:47) _________________________________________________________________________________________ Gatekeeper - Giza EP (Merok Records) Release Date: 13th December 2010 Label | Artist Website

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