En perse, Bakhtak est le démon de la paralysie du sommeil. Ce 5e album d’Hassan K. est la bande son d’un cauchemar éveillé, d’une épopée hallucinée en forme de voyage initiatique, empruntant aux légendes persanes, aux rituels mystiques.
LP inclassable oscillant entre musique folklorique iranienne, surf, metal, noise, electronique, …
paru le 16 février 2018
All tracks written and produced by Keyvane Alinaghi
Acoustic, virtual instruments, programming: Keyvane Alinaghi
« The look of which I know is the look he knows me »
This sentence is taken from Western Exile, thoughts and mystical story of the Persian philosopher Suhrawardi. It sums up the album:
– Hykayat in Iran, is a mystical story.
– Western exile is a journey to the celestial pole, to immaterial palaces.
This album is a tribute to the Persian thinkers and scientists of medieval Islam. It invites the listener to travel throughout eastern lights, axioms of creative imagination that influenced alchemists, mathematicians, astronomers and western philosophers. It was designed to stimulate your light guides to accompany your souls to the house of the fields. It passes through time and space through hybridization of genres, rhythms and tones (metal, swing, electro, rock, philharmonic…).
Hassan K is a mystical one man band from Persia. DIY artist, Keyvane (his real name) mixes folklore and technologies, occident and orient, surf music and bellydance, swing and heavy metal… in crazy live acts, not too far from transe. With a guitar, a keyboard and a few sensors, he travels from the west kingdom to the Turan, spreading the words of his illuminated ancestors…