One part developing thinking, one part challenging structures, one part overcoming fears. 

To illuminate that which is hidden in plain sight. 

THE BREACHING EXPERIMENT

The Breaching Experiment is an ongoing musical exploration. Eclectic, apocalyptic, political and personal, furious, and filled with ennui.


Listen to and download all releases for free at bandcamp.

M-C-M'

2020

An EP with slow and moody music, which lyrically varies lamentations of climate and policy developments with an analysis and illustration of Marx's formula for how capitalism makes profit, and how this is translated into the living conditions of workers. 


Personnel: 


Christian Ståhl: All instruments, vocals and drum programming


ALTSCHMERZ

2020

An album of eight black metal-infused songs, musically shifting between blastbeats, doomy lows and one or two rock anthem influences. Lyrically, the songs circle broadly around internal and external anxiety, from the closest relationships to general political lamentations. 



Personnel: 


Christian Ståhl: All instruments, vocals and drum programming


A video for the track The Bloody Machine of Robespierre:

E.O.W.

2019

The album E.O.W. is a work of sociological metal, based on Erik Olin Wright's book Envisioning Real Utopias. It was released in 2019.


Read the full release notes and lyrics here.



Personnel: 


All instruments, vocals and drum programming performed by Christian Ståhl, with the following exceptions: 


  • Narration on Growth Machine by Doug Gross.
  • Narration on Real Utopias by Erik Olin Wright, from a lecture given at the ISA World Congress of Sociology in Yokohama, Japan, 2014, used with kind permission from the International Sociological Association.
  • Additional narration on Real Utopias by Markus der Schlagwerker, Monica Wise, Tom Wise, and Anna-Carin Fagerlind Ståhl.
  • Lead guitar by Marcus Borggren on tracks 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.


A video for the track Conform and Confirm:

SHIKASTA IS GOING DOWN

2019

This single was released in 2019, with the original tracks released in 2013 and 2014, respectively. Lyrics are inspired by Doris Lessing's Shikasta series and the political landscape in Europe and elsewhere. 


Personnel:


Christian Ståhl: Guitars, bass, drums, vocals


Doug Gross: Narration


Thomas Klintecorn: Noise


ANTHROPOCENE

2019

This EP focuses on rhythms and bass lines, and lyrics around climate change, poetry, space and politics.   



Personnel: 


Christian Ståhl: Bass VI, vocals and drum programming


Thomas Klintecorn: Bass VI


A lyric video for the track Drip Drop:

DOOM SOON

2018

This album is musically a punk-rock endeavor. The lyrics deal with political issues such as climate change, work and welfare, populist politics and online bullying. 

 


Personnel:


Christian Ståhl: Guitars, bass, vocals


Anna-Carin Fagerlind Ståhl: Vocals 


Linus Melchiorsen: Drums



A video for the track Arbetslinjen:

Outtake: a cover of Bonnie "Prine" Billy's I See a Darkness

MISCELLANEOUS

A rendering of Spock's Theme from the Star Trek episode "Amok Time", played on some far-off planet: