To direct energies to the doom territories in the country of
is a traditional
work. But the music of
is far away from the
bosom of the traditional doom metal!
The Swedish project is a creation of the occult writer and multi-instrumentalist
His three almost one-man projects and the multitude of his guest appearances
explain why the discography of
is not numerous, as well as the constant concept in its releases, two of which
are full length albums.
The rhythms and the emphasized bass
are in the doom traditions but there is a multitude of components built over.
First, the funeral doom metal mood can be caught. During a big part of the time,
the vocals are in the gender of black metal with lots of echo and low growling.
The implementation of acoustic guitars and keyboards interpretations with
sometimes folk melodies do not frame the music in the stoner sound, but defines
a more contemporary sludge feeling. At the same time, it's kept the aggressive
sound of the album. The repeating monotonous figures that build the basis of the
songs minimize the virtues of
This transference of acid sound or of psychedelic in the sense that is added in
the contemporary club music makes the tracks longer in an unnecessary direction.
On the other side, exactly this decision in combination with the vocals touches
suicidal black metal.
is full of wealth of influences and presents an occult sound picture. The
purposive primary recording helps the clear listening of the different
components, and is in the context of the contemporary
Only the monotonous repetitions at some places jump over the border of the
balanced sound. This is "a defect" that for some fans could be the hit in the