The brevity of Amir Abbey’s haunting ambient pieces belies their emotional effect.
If you’re expecting subtlety and restraint from a band calling themselves Infinity Shred, then you’ve got another thing coming.
Seventeen Million Lonely Angels
Ciut displays a deft touch for balancing light and dark, joy and melancholy in his take on modern classical.
Ephemeron (Fragment #6)
An intoxicating blend of impeccable post-punk and gloomy, melodramatic lyrics.
Pure Bathing Culture’s music does contain that ‘80s vibe that’s all the rage thanks to chillwave, etc., but these songs are more than exercises in musical nostalgia.
Kveikur makes me feel like I’m listening to Sigur Rós for the first thrilling time, and after nearly fifteen years, that’s a true pleasure.
The Low Drone of Earth
The Low Drone of Earth may be Tholen’s darkest album to date, but it’s also one of his most successful and well-realized.
One can easily imagine these songs playing in the background during boss battles, cut scenes, or while exploring the World Map — and I don’t mean that in a bad way at all.
An impressive and haunting debut thanks to its remarkably mature degree of restraint and control.