Although I have always been a fan of ‘shoe-gaze’ and ‘post’ styles of black metal, Alcest’s recent release leaves me thoroughly wanting.
The layerings of melodic delays, reverbs, and filters blend together into a musical cocktail that is undeniably beautiful and lulls the listener into a dream-like state.
Revisiting the ominous mysticism harbored within this relatively obscure progressive folk gem.
Tool seems less interested in “pushing the envelope” and more concerned with creating a musical journey.
Helms Alee find their groove in aggression on their latest full-length.