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While his days are spent focusing on sound design for Hollywood scores by Graeme Revell, sound designer Brian Williams documents experimental ambience and dark space music as Lustmord. His recordings have already been embraced by way of a selection of ambient followers, which range from the ’70s traditionalists in the Hearts of Space label towards the ambient-techno experimentalists at Plug Study. Born and elevated in North Wales, Williams 1st performed as Lustmord in 1980 as some unannounced “support slot machines” at bigger gigs, with Williams just leaping on-stage and carrying out until protection became alert to the problem. Though understandably short, the rock and roll terrorism obtained Williams connection with like thoughts within the proto-industrial picture, including SPK and Throbbing Gristle. He quickly began showing up with SPK on tour and in the studio room, and in 1981 released a self-titled Lustmord LP, including function by Coil’s John Stability and Nocturnal Emissions’ Nigel Ayers (who released the record on his Sterile Information). His second record, Heaven Disowned (released by SPK’s UNWANTED EFFECTS label in 1986), highlighted recordings manufactured in a number of subterranean locales like the crypt at Chartres Cathedral, Dunster Abattoir in Bangor, Wales, and on the sea floor. By that point, Williams got also bought out running UNWANTED EFFECTS. Though he released no extra Lustmord material through the remaining ’80s, Williams do record (and perform audio analysis) for albums by Current 93, Nurse with Wound, SPK, Chris & Cosey, and SPK member Graeme Revell’s single LP The Insect Music artists. Lustmord came back in 1990 with Heresy (Soleilmoon) and released a set of albums for UNWANTED EFFECTS, The Monstrous Spirit in 1992 and Place Where in fact the Black Stars Hang up in 1994. Also through the 1st fifty percent of the ’90s, he collaborated with Andrew Lagowski beneath the name Terror Against Terror, and released single albums beneath the monikers Arecibo and Isolrubin BK. Williams relocated to California through the ’90s after becoming recruited by Graeme Revell to focus on his audio collection for the ratings of feature movies including Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Road Fighter, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Crow, and Spawn, amongst others. Another Williams cooperation, that one with space music pioneer Robert High, debuted using the 1995 launch of Rich’s Stalker recording, documented for Hearts of Space. Twelve months later, Williams taken care of immediately requests from your ambient-techno DJ community for Lustmord materials on vinyl fabric by releasing an individual for Plug Study. The recording influenced his next task, a collaborative live recording called Lustmord vs. Metallic Beast that skirted the sides of dark ambient-techno. The compilation Purifying Open fire appeared in summer time 2000, nonetheless it was his critically acclaimed Metavoid (2001) that elevated eyebrows. Lustmord’s soundtrack towards the mental horror film Zoetrope premiered in 2002. Also that 12 months, he collaborated with breakcore designer Hecate (Rachael Kozak) with an EP entitled Law from the Fight of Conquest, released by Hymen Information in past due 2002. The entire year 2004 noticed the discharge of Lustmord’s Carbon/Primary recording, and a cooperation using the Melvins entitled Pigs from the Roman Empire, that was released by Mike Patton’s Ipecac Information. Williams’ ties to the choice metal globe strengthened when he done Tool’s 2006 record, 10,000 Times, along with the debut record by Puscifer, a aspect project of Device leader Maynard Adam Keenan. In 2006, Lustmord performed live for the very first time in 25 years throughout a high mass observance with the Cathedral of Satan. The concert premiered by Williams’ Vaultworks imprint beneath the name Increasing. Lustmord’s 2007 record Juggernaut premiered by Isis head Aaron Turner’s Hydra Mind Records, and highlighted electric guitar and vocals in the Melvins’ Ruler Buzzo. Lustmord’s second discharge for the label, 2008’s [Various other], included visitor performances by both Turner and Buzzo. Two discs of expanded ambient variations of [Various other] monitors, [The Dark Areas from the Globe] and [Beyond], made an appearance on Vaultworks in ’09 2009. Additionally, the dub-focused EPs [Various other Dub] and [Transmuted] (the last mentioned featuring a combine by Justin K. Broadrick) had been released that season. Williams celebrated the 20th wedding anniversary of Heresy with Heretic, an record of alternative mixes and early variations, released this year 2010. Then released Music of Gods and Demons, a assortment of recordings for films, video gaming, and Television shows, in 2011. In 2013, German label Vinyl-On-Demand released Points WHICH WERE, a three-LP package arranged that included a remastered release of Lustmord’s 1st recording, rarities, and unreleased materials. Also that 12 months, Blackest Ever Dark released Lustmord’s studio room recording THE TERM as Power, which presented visitor vocals by Keenan, Jarboe, among others. Live albums Kraków and Stockholm adopted on Vaultworks, and in 2015, Lustmord remixed Japanese music group Vampillia’s track “Ocean” on the limited-edition Compact disc EP. Lustmord’s single dark ambient recording Dark Matter premiered by Contact in 2016.

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Full Name Lustmord
Date Of Birth January 9, 1964
Profession Film Score Composer
Nationality Welsh
Music Groups SPK
Music Songs Corvus Mysterium, Black Star, Zoetrope Trailer, Subspace, The Bloated Pope, Terror Against Terror, The Eliminating Angel, Metastatic Resonance, Goetia, Astronomicon, A.T.M.O.M., The Ambivalent Abyss, Black Static, Y Gair, Amalgamated Man, Er Ub Us, Section 1: Sol Om On, Infinite Domain, Elemental Trigger, Congregants Requests 1, Congregants Requests 2, Congregants Requests 3, Dog Star Descends, Undulating Terrain, Toadi Acceleratio, Primordial Atom, Pink Bat, Safety Third, III, Delusion Fields, A Point of No Return, ZZZZ Best
Albums The Word as Power, Stalker, Pigs of the Roman Empire, Heresy, Metavoid, Purifying Fire, The Place Where the Black Stars Hang, Paradise Disowned, Carbon/Core, Zoetrope, Lustmord Rising (06.06.06), Trans Plutonian Transmissions, Other, Leichenschrei, [ O T H E R D U B ], The Monstrous Soul, Crash Injury Trauma, Lustmord vs. Metal Beast, The Dark Places of the Earth, Beyond, Songs of Gods and Demons, Kraków, I'm Cosmic, Heretic
Movies First Reformed, The Narrative of Victor Karloch, Zoetrope

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Music Department

Music Department

The Narrative of Victor Karloch 2012 Short musician
Blood Into Wine 2010 Documentary composer: additional music - as Lustmord
Vacancy 2007 composer: additional music
Underworld 2003 music designer
Gossip 2000/I music designer
The Insider 1999 music designer - uncredited
Three to Tango 1999 music designer
Idle Hands 1999 music designer
The Siege 1998 music designer
Bride of Chucky 1998 music sound designer
Lulu on the Bridge 1998 music designer
The Negotiator 1998 assistant: Mr. Revell
Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! 1998 Video music designer
All I Wanna Do 1998 music designer
Phoenix 1998 music designer - uncredited / music sampler
The Big Hit 1998 music designer
Suicide Kings 1997 production assistant: Graeme Revell
Chinese Box 1997 music designer
Spawn 1997 music designer
The Saint 1997 music designer
The Crow: City of Angels 1996 composer: additional music - uncredited / music designer - uncredited
Fled 1996 music sampling
The Craft 1996 music designer
Race the Sun 1996 music designer - uncredited
From Dusk Till Dawn 1996 music sampling
Down Came a Blackbird 1995 TV Movie music designer
The Tie That Binds 1995 music designer
Strange Days 1995 music designer
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie 1995 music designer
The Basketball Diaries 1995 music designer - uncredited
Tank Girl 1995 music designer
Street Fighter 1994 music sound designer
S.F.W. 1994 music designer
The Crow 1994 composer: additional music / music designer
No Escape 1994 music designer

Sound Department

Sound Department

Vacancy 2007 sound designer
Turistas 2006 sound designer
Dimmer 2005 Documentary short sound designer - as Lustmord
Doom³ 2004 Video Game sound designer
Crazy/Beautiful 2001 sound designer
Gossip 2000/I sound designer
The 13th Warrior 1999 sound: design - uncredited
Zoetrope 1999 Short sound designer - as Lustmord
Bride of Chucky 1998 sound designer
Lulu on the Bridge 1998 sound designer
Suicide Kings 1997 sound designer
Chinese Box 1997 sound designer
Spawn 1997 sound designer
Fled 1996 sound designer
Race the Sun 1996 sound designer
Strange Days 1995 sound designer - uncredited
Tank Girl 1995 music sound design
Street Fighter 1994 sound designer
No Escape 1994 sound designer
Ghost in the Machine 1993 sound designer - uncredited



Evolve 2015 Video Game as Lustmord
America's Serial Killers: Portraits in Evil 2009 TV Series documentary 1 episode
Salad Fingers 2007 TV Series 1 episode
Proof Positive: Evidence of the Paranormal 2004 TV Series documentary 10 episodes
Wake Up Dead 2003 Short
Searching for Haizmann 2003
Master of Orion 3 2003 Video Game as Lustmord
In Search of 2002 TV Series
The Chamber 2002 TV Series
Zoetrope 1999 Short as Lustmord

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