Blanck Mass Announces New Album 'In Ferneaux'
Listen to an excerpt from the record, "Starstuff"
Published Jan 11, 2021Following up his 2019 record Animated Violence Mild, Benjamin John Power's electronic project Blanck Mass has returned with plans for a fifth studio album titled In Ferneaux. The record will arrive through Sacred Bones on February 26.
According to a press release, the album "explores pain in motion, building audio-spatial chambers of experience and memory." Using his archive of field recordings, Blanck Mass recorded In Ferneaux in isolation throughout the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
The 41-minute record has only two tracks, "Phase I" and "Phase II," which are being billed a sonic "long-form journeys" that "gather the memories of being with now-distant others through the composition of a nostalgic travelogue."
Today, Power has shared a preview of the record in an edit titled "Starstuff." You can hear that down below.
1. Phase I
2. Phase II
Pre-order In Ferneaux.