Secret of Elements is the project of German composer and multi-instrumentalist Johann Pätzold. He has announced the release of a new album called Chronos which will be out oN April 23rd via Infinè. According to the press release, Chronos – in Greek mythology, the titanic personification of time – is the title of an album that captures Pätzold’s musical work over a span of more than a decade. It is a monumental work: a retrospective reappraisal completed in a year that will likely go down in history as a threshold

In combining emotive, cinematic orchestration with warm, dense layers of synthesis, Johann Pätzold aka Secret of Elements has created a deeply moving sound picture through which to narrate his personal struggles alongside the social upheavals to which he has dedicated himself as a ‘music activist.’ 

Check the first excerpt “Cassini“.