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Download includes MONOCHROMATOPEIA ebook containing P. Emerson Williams art and selected writings and The Living Universe video, 45 minutes of music and video art by P. Emerson Williams.
For many years P. Emerson Williams has been known for densely layered experimental work in the projects Choronzon and Veil of Thorns as well as for adding his unique form of weirdness to releases by Manes and as a core member of kkoagulaa. Williams' music released under his own name created for theatrical productions and silent films are marked by the same enveloping and elaborate arrangements. With the release of Det Er Stille Under Vatnet he strips away everything down to a single acoustic guitar with the occasional touch of hunting horn and chanting. What this shows is that the depth and challenge of Williams' music lies in the compositional element and performance regardless of how big or small the arrangements are. Inspired by the majestic landscape and folk music of Norway where he grew up, P. Emerson Williams wrings a highly evocative atmosphere from his instrument.
P. Emerson Williams is a multi-media artist delving in music, art, writing, and video. More people listen to the sounds of P. Emerson Williams every day than realize it, for much of it is embedded in extensive transmedia projects past and ongoing. A visionary artist and an illustrator, his work takes projects spanning physical and digital media, genres and modes of performance to strange realms.
"Given P. Emerson Williams extensive track record of cross-medium and genre art over the past thirty years, it is likely he will become an underground legend. This may have occurred already, yet given his reclusiveness, it’s unlikely he would notice." -James Curcio, author of Fallen Nation, Join My Cult and The Immanence of Myth
P. Emerson Williams is a Necrofuturist Highwire Artist – Dr. Hyatts Black Book Omega, The Original Falcon Press, 2009