Monday, 26 March 2012

(Reviews 109) BATHORY LEGION,IM DUNKELN ,INSTANT PYROLYSIS


"Bukkake S.T.N" Digipack cdr 2012
(Alchemic sound Museum)
Great news,comes to me when getting new album by Italian project BATHORY LEGION,an esoteric expressionism filled with in deep vibrations and mutative sounds always creating new layers to keep your mind in a neither neither state. "Bukkake" includes 8 compositions + intro,in which you shall experience the most corrosive and twisted music nowadays.At moments compared to Mz412,and Nordvargr,but having its own musical structure and own sound. "Transmission" is a raw and esoteric pandemonium,full of vaporus dark whispers,sounds and invocations,put together in a very subliminal but eefective way. "Anechonic flesh",is a contagious,microorganism mutating and adpapting new forms,including minimalistic dark ambient sounds but covered with impredectible sounds from time to time. "Lust-The Spell Lullaby" is an inner revelation,an inner evocation of sel procreative pleasure in arachnian trasmutations,rawness and such ritualistic emeantions are present through the whole track. "Transfiguration-I Vesion)" is a very suggestive piece,dressed in intense and evolving sounds colliding all the time,bringing hypnotic moments."Inhumana" is another interesting piece here,dense in its own nature and built into such desolated atmospheres covered by in deep sounds crawling through the whole track. One of the aspects I really like here is the ways as BATHORY LEGION transform each piece in a different structure,so each one of the track has own organic life,so its incedible to have such kind of projects coming now!! "Opus Omnia-(Chaos Acoustic Piano)" is a nostalgic and depressive opus dwelling from a twsited and free mind. sutile piano sounds converging in blood to create a seal of abandonment and death. "Anticristianismo Alchemico Militante v" and "N2 S4PIR" closes this amazing release. so for all those who havent the opportunity to hear BATHORY LEGION,its time now,to enter and feel the suggestive and ritual piece as the one at "Bukkake S.T.N".



IM DUNKELN (Ita)
"Den Hellige Skogs Hemmeligheter" digipack cdr 2011
(Alchemic Sound Museum)
our First experience with IM DUNKELN,was an interesting trip,to the old distant past ,covered by eerie black metal sounds and atmospheres creating a contemplative piece of atmospheric black metal handled in a very proper way.The title translated to English means "the Secrets Of The Sacred Wood".The album includes 7 tracks + an intro. "Blind Ulvs Sti",surprise us by its melodic guitar tunes and mid tempo drums,creating such incredible atmospheres."Oystikkerens Ofring",is a bit more faster than last one,but still having such incredibly foogy guitar tunes and atmopheres to enrich more the structure of the album.Then comes "Elegens Langsomme",an instrumental track based on percussive elements and synths,creating dismal passages for the upcoming track called " Albinoravnens Ensomhet",which is more similar except for some fast drumming parts from time to time."De Sultne Revers Soloppang" and "Eimen Av Blod I Lovet" keep on the essence of the album,the music is highly inspired by Norwegian projects such as Burzum and emperor,so you can hear some traces in its music.The album closes with a dark ambient composition called " Iden Hellige Skogs Hemmeligheter"spoken voices,chorus,screaming voices,are also elements you shall find here in this album,and surely will get your attention ,due how the music turns from each track.!!!



"The Asylum" digipack 2012
(Self released)
Valenten,is a French artist which offer us his most present conceptual album "The Asylum" from INSTANT PYROLYSIS,and a very interesting album is what we got here,floating in the fields of dense and in deep dark ambient.Mental illness,cold asylum corridors,and irrational realities expressed though each one of the 11 compositions compiled here.Tracks such as "Early Symptom","Commital","The Voices Inside",giving us enough elements to fall in the arms of hypnotic dark ambient with such great work of eerie sounds and floating atmospheres,always going around repetitive drones creating interesting collage of sounds."paranoid Schizophrenia",keep on the path into such dense atmospheres and hybrid soundscapes. The inclusion of Marionita Paige and Marc Hoyland on tracks such as "Commital" and "Escape",are interesting elements worth to check too!! Adrien has done a perfect work here,tracks such as "Intermetamorphosis","Cotard Delusion" and "Lobotomy",are worth to be listened here!! a very interesting album,for Dark ambient freaks ,ready to to do a psychedelic voyage to the "Asylum" in which resides our most hidden mental visions,ready to be awaken by INSTANT PYROLYSIS.The album is limited to 50 copies only,and comes in a 4 panel digipack.

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

(Reviews 108) LARSEN,ATZMANN ZOUBAR,ARKANE

LARSEN(Ita)
"Uncruel Moon Mouth" 10´Lp 2012
(Zos Kia Sounds)
So,This is our First Voyage into the universe created by this Italian project known as LARSEN,and well,the first impression,give us a very good taste of professionalism and well structured experimental compositions. "Uncruel Moon Mouth" contains two parts,the first one,is built into diverse eclectic sounds,bass,piano passages,and voices complementing perfectly each other to create a vast scenario of sutil,twisted,beautiful and mutative sounds from start to finish.The second part,develops suggestive surrealistic sounds and enigmatic atmospheres collapsing and generating diverse structures,after a moment nostalgic,funebre piano passages covered with a kind of cinematic atmosphere which is also present in the first track.LARSEN has collaborated with several artists over the years including z’ev, Michael Gira, Lustmord, David Tibet and more,which is a great presentation in its carrier as musician. A very interesting release by our British friends at Zos Kia sounds.The lp comes in a beautiful picture disc.



"Aut Sperma In Terram Effundit" Cd 2012
(Binturong)
I was waiting for this release for long time ago,so ATZMANN ZOUBAR´s debut album ""Aut Sperma In Terram Effundit",is incarnated into 7 compositions,of ritual ambient/psychedelic experimental nature. K.Makiri,the mastermind behind this project,surprise me so much due the enigmatic mysticism and ritualistic nature of each one of the tracks included here.The concept behind the album is the Mandrake magickal plant((Mandragora spp.)...Opening the album is "Aut Sperma In Terram Effundit",emerging as a vaporous dark atmosphere and suggestive voices,crawling from within the whole track.Through "The Magic Root",you shall experience the ritualistic mutative elements,singing bowls,percussive sounds,sitar converging into a sole magickal sound to create a trance ritual track here. An incredible piece with such dark atmospheres and hypnotic ritual drones."Main De Glorie" and "Menschenwurz",continues with the ritual legacy,this time evoking the same dark structure,but this time with the inclusion of Evi,and Berkana 06" in vocals.The interesting element in the whole album is the capability to this music to transcends your senses,to open new channels of perception due how the music slowly penetrate your brain. "Una Planta Que Soñaba",is another representative piece here,floating into sutile but strong structures,mutating all the time. "Rotes Gold Und Junge Liebe" includes the male vocals of Swami Kalidasha from Shava Sadhana,and the female voice of Salomeh,which is just amazing,creating an ancient atmosphere with her beautiful voice and enigmatic ritualistic atmopheres,remembering old sumerian or even egiptian music in its own nature. "Diese Eine",closes this incredible album.The album filled the expectations due the nature of music and structure in general!! A very recommended album,for those looking for something creative and ritualistic.



ARKANE(gre)
"Mesmerising Seductive Art Musik" cd single 2012
Again this excellent neo classical project From Grecce surprise me so much with this Cd single,including two compositions in which ARKANE,depelops all his skills as musician. The opening track is "Mesmerising Masquerade" a nostalgic and beautiful track full of such impressive female chorus and male voices giving to the track a very strong structure but always having such seductive,erotic touch.One of the highlights from "Mesmerising Seductive Art Musik" is the way as the music slowly entering you in a kind of magickal trance state due how music surrounds your mind,your body,your soul... "Masqued Seduca Enticed",is the second composition,which is just amazing,full of melancholic hymns and dark passages covered by such incredible use of voices and such enigmatic feeling. ARKANE,is one of such projects which seduced me since the very beginning,due how music evolves in my mind from time to time!!!so,lets hope a new album soon! to entering the garden of delights and be seduced by such incredible compositions.
http://www.myrecordscd.net/arkane-single.htm


Saturday, 3 March 2012

(Reviews 107) HOARFROST, MACIEK SZYMCZUK & SLOW MOTION,HYBRYDS





"puppets Of The Divine Coroner" Cd 2012
Emergin in 2006 HOARFROST has become an important piece inside Polish Dark Ambient/Industrial scene,This time the project arrives with a new album in which the self explorative proces of human condition is exposed though 6 compositions,focusing as main concept the way as humans are just like zombie puppets of a society,religious dogma,or himself due superficial and limited mentallity. The opening track "Homo Sacer,offer us a very intringish piece under female voices,and subliminal sounds collapsing in a twisted way.Prisioner Of The Present Time",is an Ambient industrial composition built with so very interesting elements,due to dense moments and industrial tunes floating around the whole track.The inclusion of spoken voices are present giving to the track a very original touch. Then comes" In An Endless Progress",a very interesting one,full of such incredible ambient pasages surounded by dark vaporous atmospheres going around and mutating all the time. "A Neurotic Necropolises",one of the best track here.The transfigurative sounds seems to covered by a strange bur dark atmosphere and sutile spoken voices,like a narrative desperate laments of someone trying to find its own will. Very dense,hypnotic and suggestive piece here. Strong in its own nature WSwoosh Of An Epithelium" and "Dies Irae" closes the album,in a very interesting way,giving you sensations of Abandonement and despair,in each one of both compositions.The Album contains a video of the track "Prisioner Of The Present Time"


"Ways"Cd 2012
This is our first Experience with both projects,and the experience was interesting,both projects floats between the experimental fields.The album includes 11 compositions opening with "Which Way" and " Northern Wind" ,both of them interesting pieces. The first one based into bass lines and percussive beats converging around a female voice as background. and The second one,more minimalistic,but still with the presence of bass lines. "Hesitating","The Hills",are the next ones with such experiemental minimalistic touch,developed though both tracks,some Glitches can be heard at the second one,and the female voice singing gives such different atmosphere."Edge Of The Forest","The Night Has Come",keeps on the path but this time with a kind of mysterious atmosphere,and such incredible suggestive voice of Joanna,("Edge Of The Forest")makes,of this one of the best tracks here.Other pieces yuo shall find here are "windy north","Step By Step",Like A Dream",At The Crossroads",and Through The Green Gate,which is built into dark ambient passages,moving around some percussive beats and sounds creating a very special atmosphere. "The concept handled at the album is about a deep personal voyage of an individual though certain spiritual patterns,always trying to search own answers to his life and purpose in this existential plane.
"Soundtrack For The Antwerp Aquarium zoo" Cd 2012
One Of my all time favorite projects without a doubt is HYBRYDS,its mutative and eclectic nature makes feel has been a high inspiration for me. so now I have the pleasure to review this album of the legendary Belgian project.The album was recorded in tribute to 150th annyversary of the Antwerp Aquarium zoo,and the mutative transformation take place,using diverse sound recordings from Whales,Dolphins,underwater sounds.The album atmosphere is just amazing,each musical structure seems to giving birth to a new sea specie,due how each composition was developed here.The participation of Hermann from the Belgiam project Ah-Cama Sotz,enrich so much the development of the album. A magickal,mystical atmosphere is crawling slowly to the whole album. 9 compositions with high grade of development ,due the enigmatic dark ambient passages and psycorporeous sounds moulding,transforming all the time.The voice of nature,the voice of sea makes a call to us to enter the realms and understand
the in deep mysteries behind the sea. A classic album now available through Zoharum!