Members of Arcanta: Julian West, Thomas-Carlyle Ayres
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Discography of Arcanta:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 The Sacred And The Profane 11 Audio 2001 WTII Records
2 Arcanta 4 Audio 1996 Projekt
3 The Eternal Return 10 Audio 1997
4 The Eternal Return 10 Audio 1997 Projekt

Evoking an ancient past that never was, the music of Arcanta is primal, passionate, and profound...The stunning vocals of Thomas-Carlyle Ayres are the centerpiece; seldom does one come across a voice this powerful. A spiritual ambience is created through Latin, Sanskrit, and wordless incantations. The effect is often Medieval or Middle Eastern - it is always a moving experience. Backed by atmospheric keyboards, guitars, and percussion, the sound is timeless, uplifting, strange and beautiful.

Ayres is a haunted man, his mind constantly churning with melodies and sounds, tones and words. Arcanta is music as purgation, utilizing elements of world, religious and classical music to break through the pain and suffering of life, with glorious results. At once meditative, spiritual and liberating, the music has an urgency that cannot be denied.

With The Eternal Return, Arcanta strikes a timeless chord, capturing an essence that is as primal as it is profound.

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