We are delighted to announce the return of In Aeternam Vale to Kaos London following his recent inauguration (alongside Bronze Teeth) of our new label Khemia Records and the release of his triple LP Pink Flamingos on DEMENT3D
Initiated in 1983 in Lyon, In Aeternam Vale quickly became the project of one man, Laurent Prot, laying the foundation for an industrial techno enshrined in the collective Sandwell District.
The eclectic productions wander between noisy pieces, haunting minimal sequences, hammered by leady rhythms and lyrics, if any, shelled like mantras.
In Aeternam Vale officiates on the label Minimal Wave since 2009 and Jealous God since 2014.
From DOUCHE FROIDE MAGAZINE # 2 [June 2002]
“There are bands that have been acting ruthlessly in the shadow for years, in a completely confidential manner, then one day chance (but does chance exist ?) makes you find one of their recordings, listen to it, and at that moment you could kick yourself for not having discovered these soundscapes earlier and you try to find all of them. That is exactly what happened to me with In Aeternam Vale, a strange name that will surely remind you of nothing in particular, and that is really a shame. At the basis of this band, a guy named Laurent Prot, a kind of equivalent to what Frank Tovey represented in England or Dirk Ivens in Belgium, an electronics fanatic who experimented all the sounds that you can obtain from analogical synthesizers and rhythm´n boxes."
Image - Capture // Courtesy of Gabriela Morawetz