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EMPUSAE


EMPUSAE

With the complexity of the music, it may surprise you to find that Empusae is actually a project created by a single man, Nicolas Van Meirhaeghe aka Sal-Ocin. Empusae exercises a surreal science of structure that throbs and pulsates in an almost obsessive manner.

The music is almost suggestive of a mechanical assembly line in its clock work clunks and clangs. It builds into a tense, yet haunting soundscape and rivets itself into the memory and refuses to be forgotten. It is serious music who's architecture has formed for itself a solid foundation, rather than sounding as if its trying to tear itself apart!

When listening to Empusae's music, you're lost in dark melancholy, tribal electronic athmospheres and scarefull ambient rituals. It's music is not easy to categorise, some say ambient, industrial, electro and other... but Sal-Ocin describes his music as a sountrack for the listeners personal fantasies. Being a member of various other project such as This Morn' Omina, Tzolk'in, Project Arctic, a split with Oil10 and a live member of In Slaughter Natives, Ah Cama-Sotz and IC 434, Sal-Ocin isn't afraid of working together with other artists.

www.empusae.com

EMPUSAE performed @ Factory Noise (Shadowplay Festival), July 2011

EMPUSAE 06/2013 PHOTOSHOOT  Porta Nigra, JC De Klinker, Aarschot, Belgium  [marquis(pi)X]
EMPUSAE 07/2011 PHOTOSHOOT  Factory Noise, Kortrijk, Belgium  [Benny Serneels]
EMPUSAE 01/2015 INTERVIEW  I can just completely let go when I'm alone with my muses and my instruments.  [Xavier KRUTH]
EMPUSAE 03/2013 INTERVIEW  Creating the music for a videogame or a horrormovie is my ultimate dream! Is there anyone who can help me to realise this dream?  [Filip VAN MUYLEM]
EMPUSAE 06/2012 INTERVIEW  Symbiosis for me, is kind of a turning point of what Empusae is. I needed this experiment as a person and as a composer.  [Chris KONINGS]
EMPUSAE 12/2013 CD  Sphere From The Woods  [Chris KONINGS]
EMPUSAE 06/2012 CD  Symbiosis  [Chris KONINGS]
EMPUSAE 10/2014 NEWS  New album by Empusae on Ant-Zen 
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