Release Date: Dec 11, 2012
Record label: Future Noise Music
Genre(s): Electronic, Experimental, Experimental Electronic, Experimental Dub
Acting as complement and remix/dub disc for Mark Stewart's first release in 2012, The Politics of Envy, Exorcism of Envy allows Stewart and a wide variety of collaborators and inspirations, via reworkings of their appearances on the original, a little more room to explore his 21st century take on electronic echo and aggression. By default it's pretty much a dub mix of the original album more than anything else, with Stewart's serenely voiced delivery chopped up or looped through songs like "Method to the Madness Dub," but with enough twists to make it very much its own beast. Factory Floor turn up on a few tracks, including the nervous but clean shudder of "Sexorcist," with Keith Levene adding his own spindly sharp guitar (in full echo mode), and the more threatening "Want Version.