Imbibing the pared down, psychedelic-infused folk ditties from South Africa’s weirdo experimental duo.
Seeping atmosphere. A dirge for an undeserved death.
What sets Les Grandes Compagnies apart is its timbre. The sonic quality of the music, its overall texture, is so much more welcoming than the slicing distortion and overpowering drums (and sometimes terrible mixing) that are generally indicative of a traditional black metal album.
Erik of Aerial Ruin discusses performing Mirror Reaper with Bell Witch in its entirety and probes the compositions and themes of his latest album, Nameless Sun.