Cognitive Fault

by Clouds Above Chaos

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Tunnels 07:47
SED 08:16
Sewer 10:14
Funk Demonic 07:18


Clouds Above Chaos “Cognitive Fault” is a journey into the ethereal and the esoteric, up to the interpretation of the listener. There is a loose underlying narrative to the album revolving around Terence Mckenna’s theories, specifically his description of the merging of man and machine and the approaching singularity.

"We had a vision of Terence Mckenna’s head affixed to the body of a giant mechanical spider, The “MechKenna”. Emerging from the pit amongst the smouldering ruins of a felled civilisation. It would haunt us during our sessions. These ideas were fuelled in part by our own experiments with psychoactives and the exploration of occult and dystopian themes and our experience with the intangible. Take what you will."

This album was produced and compiled from 2006 - 2014, recorded in numerous home studios and garages. We have used a variety of recording equipment both in the studio and out in the wilderness or underground. We have played various instruments, along with hardware, controllers, smartphones, a multitude of plugins, software and spent countless hours of production to get the end result we are happy with.

Clouds appeared as a manifestation of our combined mental health and substance abuse issues. This album is meant to be a psychedelic soundscape, a dark echo of the subconscious and uttering of a distant future, a voyage into the depths of our collective psyche; listening back through it all, we’re glad it happened but definitely never want to go back. This material is intended to be listened to under the influence, quiet or loud. We hope you enjoy the trip.


released July 13, 2016

All tracks written, recorded, mixed & produced by Clouds Above Chaos.
Mastered by: Clouds Above Chaos.
Layout by: Clouds Above Chaos.
Original Artwork by: Clint Grierson - Point Zero Productions.

CAC would like to thank: You. James Woodcock, everyone who has been apart of Slice, The Tempest Crew for their unending support, Infectious Unease, Richard Pilkington & Alison Lujan.

Slice is a proud member of the C.U.T. Music Label Group.
Cat#: SLICE007
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