Greek Synth Pioneer Lena Platonos Releases New Video To Cult Track
Lena Platonos has been active producing pioneering synth wave since 1981. In 2013 Platonos released an ultra limited 12" of her 1985 track Shadows of Blood via the German label Kunstkopf. With only 100 pressed, copies of that 12" have changed hands for as much as 200 Euro on Discogs. Thankfully Dark Entries have since reissued Lena's album Gallop, which included the track, this time retitled Bloody Shadows From Afar. With Dark Entiries releasing a new remix EP with reinterpretations from Red Axes, Lena has also released a new video for Bloody Shadows From Afar, with direction from Diego Barrera. Barrera had the following to say about the project:
"This piece is born as the continuation of my studies in the so-called androgynization rites,
rites of symbolic offering of “masculinity” that operate in the abstract, such as the offering
of milk in streams, the rite of the Hijras in India.
The endless pursuit of the Alchemical Androgyne, the return of the unity of the forces, the
original androgyny, a bio-man walks a journey into the moist, feminine principle, through
the mercurial waters – spiritual and purification waters.
After the unity, the origin, comes the division, the duality in which we are immersed, the
phallus supporters, of the male, do not understand the coexistence of these forces.
Let's drive the male element towards the sacred womb."
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