“Industrial and classical elements re-contextualize a 500-year-old melody in the age of digital fantasy.”
The song continues the Baltimore-based artist’s ongoing exploration into future-human themes that heavily pull from the textures and timbres of classic anime and fantasy RPG.
As :3lON writes, “The lyrics were written from the perspective of a character in a medieval fantasy realm that has awakened to find that the person they care for has left to fight for their kingdom.”
The track was produced by fellow Baltimore-based musician Sentinel and built around a harp sample derived from musical notes painted on a body in Hieronymus Bosch’s classic painting Garden of Earthly Delights.
‘Aria of Resilience’ follows :3lON’s debut EP Ronin released in 2016 via Nina Pop and precedes an upcoming record for Halcyon Veil.
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