Pest Maiden

by gruntsplatter

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Originally released as "Pest Maiden" 7" (Limited to 250) & MC (Limited to 50) in October of 1999 by Troniks. Re-issued & Re-mastered on CD in December 2004 by PACRec/Troniks


released October 1, 1999

Gruntsplatter is Scott E. Candey

Written and Recorded at Life Of The Mind, San Francisco, CA June 1999.

Re-mastered October 2004 by Thomas Garrison at Misanthrope Studio, Santa Cruz, CA

"It was the opinion of others that it might be distinguishable by the party's breathing upon a piece of glass, where , the breath condensing there might might living creatures be seen by a microscope, of strange, monstrous and frightful shapes, such as dragons, snakes, serpents and devils, horrible to behold... But from the whole I found that the nature of this contagion was that it was impossible to discover at all, or to prevent it from spreading to one another by any human skill."
- Daniel DeFoe
"A Journal Of The Plague Year"



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gruntsplatter Portland, Oregon

Gruntsplatter was born in 1994 as a malleable creature that congealed somewhere in the gray area between Noise and Dark Ambient.

I tend to draw from literature and the death rattles and rituals of our eroding gene pool. As the project has evolved it has become largely based around personal and sociological themes that deal with the erosion of humanity and a dystopian inevitability
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