Septenary Arts is proud to present “Das Unheimliche”, a collaborative split recording between the
legendary Germany composer Hermann Kopp and the Roman act Bathory Legion. “Das Unheimliche”,
which means the uncanny or eerie, is the first collaborative effort between these two imposing talents.
Bathory Legion, who came up with the title, holds this concept to be the natural evolution, the
coagulation, of the previous album Drepe, with its esoteric and sinister meaning overcoming the
psychological one. Hermann Kopp, who has made a significant reputation for his soundtracks to
Nekromantik and Der Todesking in the ’80s, bases his “uncanny” track on a movie from 1913, The
Student of Prague, in which a demonic figure named Scapinelli makes a young student sell his soul,
takes away his reflection in the mirror, and creates a disturbing doppelganger.
Regarding Kopp’s second track, “GAS n.71,” this was part of a series of recordings Hermann realized in 2017, a series which he called GAS. The recording was covered and remixed by Bathory Legion as the second track of the release with an intense pipe organ & drums sound.
1. Bathory Legion – Lahko
2. Bathory Legion – Gas n.71 (cover and remix)
3. Hermann Kopp – Scapinelli
4. Hermann Kopp – Gas n.71
GENRE: Industrial/Dark Ambient