Ars Magika


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The album where TMK story started is now available for download for free. Donations are gratefully accepted: every single cent is just a chance to keep on making independent music in a very independent way.

"What is born is a stimulating record, rich in hints ideas which never repeat, so that the listening ends always too soon and one immediately wants to start again to explore that melting-pot of sounds gathered in Ars Magika." F. Parmigiani, REVENANT Zine


released December 1, 1998

Recorded at Acqualuce Studios - Alpignano (Turin) during springtime 1998.

Vocals – Daimonus Khephra
Keyboards – Aradia Hokhma
Guitar - Hiems Algor Animae
Guitar – Ahathoor Zamradiel
Drums – Drakon
Bass – Frater Alchemoth Katharian
Backing Vocals – Fulvio Giorgis

Music & lyrics by Maldoror
Engineer by Marco Milanesio and Tino Paratore
Mixed by Marco Milanesio, Maldoror and Alkaid Records
Executive Producer: Alkaid Records, Maldoror and Mauro Berchi
Artwork by Mauro Berchi
Photography by Chiara A.

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TMK is the ongoing collaborative project involving sonic mongers Jd & Eve and a very close bunch of talented musicians that led to a over 15 years activity: started as a progressive/avant-garde extreme metal phenomenon, the Textbook of Modern Karate (formerly known as Thee Maldoror Kollective) evolved into a multi-dimensional experience and very much a statement rather than just a musical journey. ... more

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