r.l.k. develops slowly and subtly with gradually shifting sounds, from intense activity to near stasis. murky guitars and resonating bowed cymbals move around the open space of the recording, creating large blocks of ambiguous sound, all while crackling free drums twist across the surface. the music morphs into droning guitars, bowed percussion, feed back and beating overtones. the drums re-enter into a spacious atmosphere during the last section, where nail violin and bowed percussion play counterpart to the drums' broken timing.