Nymphomatriarch is a 2003 breakcore album, resulting from a collaboration between Venetian Snares and his then-girlfriend Hecate (credited as Aaron Funk and Rachael Kozak on the release). The two breakcore artists sampled various sexual activities performed with one another while they were touring Europe, and only these samples were used to construct the album. The actual sequencing of each track took only thirteen days from May 1 to May 13, 2002, and was done (along with more sample-acquisition) in Venetian Snares' hometown of Winnipeg.
For musicians who traditionally work with samples of breaks and synthesisers, the self-imposed technical constraint of only using samples of oral sex, anal sex, vaginal sex (recorded internally via microphone insertion as well as externally) and S forced novel improvisations in the construction of melodies and percussion. An infamous example is the spank sample used as percussion on the track Blood on the Rope.
Nymphomatriarch's novelty as a musical composition, as well as the universal commercial appeal of anything involving sex, resulted in what would have been an underground breakcore album (had it been the product of a more orthodox