Prurient – Rose Pillar (2009)

January 10, 2012

Dominick Fernow’s is a project which explores various bleak landscapes in many different ways. Through different stages of his extensive career, his discography has had strongly fluctuating moods. Sometimes Prurient’s music is loud and harsh, melting peoples’ faces off with

Aderlating – Spear of Gold and Seraphim Bone, Pt. 1

December 25, 2011

For the most part, dark ambient can very much be a cliched affair – musicians choose to have some sort of ominous choral “oohs” rumbling in a guttural low octave with some sparse samples of creaking doors, or the clanging

September 20th – October 2nd Recommendations

October 3, 2011

I really want to explore some more classical pieces so I decided to add quite a bit here in the now bi-weekly recommendations post. Aside from that, no real theme to this week’s post. As usually, enjoy the listen and

Nin Hur Sag By Erragal

September 17, 2011

There are moments of beauty on the new “Nin Hur Sag” EP by .  I often question whether I am capable of recognizing beauty or even if such a thing exists.  Are there moments, objects or thoughts that go beyond

Fate of Uncertainty – Self-Titled

September 7, 2011

As the ever evolving world sets on this apocalyptic plane, a soundtrack of music emerges harrowing back to the days of John Bergin’s and . When I first heard this beautifully crafted 4 song masterpiece of atmospheric bleakness, it was

Realizations Of A Deadbeat

August 21, 2011

The intricacies and mysteries of the internal world is something that music never fails to express accurately. Why is is that we often find it so hard to describe music, resorting to tediously detailing how the instruments are played? The

Khaled Sallam: Spiritual Bass

August 18, 2011

Few bass players seem to have the ambition to form a band centered around their sound nevermind seeking to redefine their music into something deeply introspective. I stumbled across Khaled Sallam of via featured on since he’s based in Cairo,

BlackHolePit – Portals

August 6, 2011

You’re stranded on a decrepit planet in the cold reaches of space. The sky is black above you, the stars have been extinguished, you’re guided by a cold unfeeling light cast down from a blood red moon. Ruins of an

Neglected Skies – Diluted In Despair and Silence

July 17, 2011

Welcome to the end! After the dust settles and you realize that no sign of human life will ever exist again, flashes of despair, silence, emptiness and solitude will soon be setting into your cold, emotionless body. The year is