George Orwell's novel, 1984, is a powerful piece of literature that explores themes of totalitarianism, government control, and the suppression of individuality. Just as music has the ability to convey emotions and messages, Orwell's writing uses vivid imagery and thought-provoking language to depict a dystopian society ruled by Big Brother. The story leads to reflection, as we analyze the impact of oppressive regimes and the importance of preserving freedom and individual thought. Through its timeless relevance, 1984 serves as a cautionary tale, reminding us of the dangers of unchecked power and the value of intellectual freedom.
2084 is the updated vision of this same dystopian future. Taking the same themes and concept and projecting it to be still what lies ahead. The album is intended to flow together in a cinematic way, and the songs are intentionally more direct and heavier.
Control of information, thought crime, doublethink, newspeak, fear as a control, division, two minutes of hate, divide and control, propaganda, groupthink, servant mentality, heresy, and the idea of believing that we will see 5 lights when there are in reality only 4.
ALEX GONZALEZ(3D LOGO)
Patric and Kenny would like to thank the following people for their support, input and inspiration:
Thanks so much to Chris Benjamin for his input, inspiration and guitar playing. It was jam sessions with Chris that formed the seeds of the direction of this album. His ideas surfaced on multiple songs, DIASPORA, THE THOUGHT POLICE and the upcoming SECRET SCIENCE(next album). The sound of his chords inspired the whole direction of this album. Thanks also for the spacey lead guitar in PROLETARIAT!
Thanks to Martin Schnella for making this album sound so complete and warm. Not to mention one of the nicest people around!
Thanks to John Negrete and Michael for CD art support and production. Always a class act.
Thanks to Kevin 'The K-Man' Kreusel for his work on the SUPERNATIONAL video.
Thanks to Gilberto 'G' Saldivar for his work on the DIASPORA video.
Thanks to Alex Gonzales for the design and production of the 3-D logo for 2084!
Thanks to our amazing bandmates who bring this music to life:
And thank you to all supporters/listeners/followers/Futurists who have made our making music worth while. We have tremendous supporters and generous allies in the prog world. We appreciate all of it.
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