Winter-Light welcomes Nam-Khar back for their third sonic venture on our label, this time collaborating with fellow German artists Vortex (Tesco Organisation, :Ikonen: Media, Cyclic Law).
The Nag Hammadi scriptures - also known as the Nag Hammadi library - are a collection of early Christian texts that are mainly attributable to the Gnosis and were never integrated in official versions of the bible. They were found by local farmers near the small Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi in December of 1945. Most of these writings were then not known at all or only available in fragments. They include the Gospel of Thomas in particular.
The Nag Hammadi scriptures probably came from a period between the 1st and 4th centuries. Most of these scriptures are written primarily from the perspective of Gnostic Christians. In his introduction to The Nag Hammadi Library in English, scholar James Robinson suggests that these codices may have belonged to a nearby Pachomian monastery and were buried after Saint Athanasius condemned the use of non-canonical books in his Festal Letter of 367 A.D. The discovery of these texts significantly influenced knowledge of early Christianity and... more
released February 25, 2022
Nam-Khar- Peter Prochir (sounds, electronic, loops, drums), Konchok Gyaltsen (analogue & digital electronics, programming, drums & percussion)
Vortex - Marcus Stiglegger (vocals, additional percussion, sounds and field recordings, digital electronics), Carsten Bergemann (analogue electronics, sounds)