"Experimental collective VAURA have always been difficult to classify, but their restless creativity has come to represent something of a signature ethos, and they specialize in irruptions of the eerie."
Joshua Strachan: vocals, filterbank guitar, acoustic 12 string guitar, piano, Morphagene, sample collage, drum programming, additional bass guitar on "Acolyte of Sacred Mania," ISFV vocals on "The White Cocoons"
Kevin Hufnagel: electric guitar, prepared guitar
Toby Driver: bass guitar, tape manipulation, death metal guitar, synthesizer, drums, drum programming and distortion processing
Isidro Reyes: metal percussion
Timba Harris: violin, string arrangements for "Repulsion Paradigm" and "Acolyte of Sacred Mania"
Jeremiah Cymerman: clarinet, synthesizer on "The Outlander," "The Hybrid Abomination," "The White Cocoons," and "Music of the Moon,"
produced by Joshua Strachan
mixed by Toby Driver at Haunted Step, Connecticut
mastered by Kris Lapke
artwork by Raha Raissnia
all lyrics by Joshua Strachan; lyrics for "Starless Dreams in an Opaque Dreamglass," "Repulsion Paradigm," and "Acolyte of Sacred Mania" contain allusions to and paraphrasing from "The Sect of the Idiot" and "The Red Tower" by Thomas Ligotti
released January 28, 2022
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