Sellics is Liozn's first album, result of times and spaces between four members and their ideas, recognizing the foundations of dystopian movements, environments, arts and everyday´s life that leads them to project their own searches.
The name of the album comes from the Anglo-Saxon "Sellic Spell" and means wondorous tales. It awoke hidden ideas, emerging as whispers in dreams, as brushes of daily political, social influences, nomads, visions and regressions in movement, hope in dark times, dystopian sounds by means of machines and electricity as an awakening of humans interacting with robots. The album Sellics, evokes new places and travels in time, as energy sounding in the immensity of silence and universe, "marking the future where the one meets the whole."
At the beginning of 2018 the prototype of the album was being modeled, from the beginning the tracks were turned on recording. Between night sessions, models and rehearsals, "we used to search for sound from inside".
Ray Lambda, synthetist and vocalist, immersed in doses of German Koshmiche Musik, futuristic literature, contemporary synthetists around the globe, motorik beats and early influences of punkrock, motivated him to create a first long-lasting material. (LP). Along with Victor Mendez, guitarist, vocalist and composer influenced by the New Rave, psychodelic rock and electronique musique. Captive an essence in the songs, fusing occultism, magic and fantasy to (LP). His technique and composition were decisive in the situations and atmospheres that are reflected in the Sellics; in its riffs and beats, scenarios are created that could be part of an apocalyptic soundtrack or alternate futures, it is a fundamental part of the production, realization and connection of the Sellics. Raul Flores Alvarez, bassist, synthetist and composer is involved in the recording and philosophical and technical interpretation of the album, has been equally fundamental in the creation, interpretation and finalization of the record, his influences between vinyl and artists of the world are reflected and deepened in ideas, inquiring into the arts and forms of philosophical thoughts, man and the cosmos. These are some of the paths that Sellics augurs Liozn's debut album.
Matías Erpel is the youngest guy in drums, recently giving a fresh mind into the group.
Throughout 2018 the production of Sellics was carried out in Akusma Labs Toluca, Mexico. Ray in engineering, recording and mixing. Raul Flores Alvrez. and Victor Medez. in the production and assisting recordings. The songs were recorded and composed simultaneously over eight months, between analog sounds, bulbs and electricity. The sound of the album was generating mystical forms, pagan symbols, fictitious languages, amorphous geometries and cyberpunk embedded in samplers and processing. On November 11, 2018, Sidartha Siliceo mastered ten tracks for the album that ended in Sellics. The collaboration in the visual, was carried out by the digital artist Enrique Montiel a.k.a "Kikisixxx" who managed to capture the essence of the album and transmit the "cyberpunk" atmosphere.