Named after the largest and most hallowed Egyptian sites of ancient reverence to our pre-historic gods from outer space, Karnak Temples is not out to build pyramids, but perhaps to update the process of dragging massive blocks up precarious slopes in hopes of building a mountain to heaven, except now the process is a bit more terrestrial (escape velocity's a bitch). The lesson is simple: no matter how many diaphanous puffs of guitar delay we may send to the upper atmosphere, they'll never make it past our own orbits. Thus, our only exits from this terrestrial trough is total annihilation, and also its close cousin: good ol' meandering vibrations that lack narrative arc and could easily fold in on themselves in an infinite loop.
So there. Here's the opening track of Karnak Tample's album The Din of Light, out now on Debacle Records: