Archive for Postrock

A Dark Sun for your Black Winter Night – “Sleep Summer Storm” by Woburn House

Posted in Reviews with tags , , on November 16, 2011 by Underneath A Dying Sun

After finding their way out of the Mushroom Maze, Woburn House finally release themselves from the shackles of “Postrock meets Doom” and succeed in carving their very own niche. More influences become audible, but the band manages to take a step beyond solely adapting and reproducing these. Grunge, Soul and even Scott Walker are mentioned by the musicians themselves, but when you listen to the album, these become hard to spot.

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Depressive Art for Lost Souls: “Barbarian” by Valborg

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , on October 12, 2011 by Underneath A Dying Sun

A rainy day: dark, cold and grey. In one word: depressing. This really puts me in the right mood for Valborg’s 2011 effort Barbarian.

For the uninitiated: Valborg are part of the Zeitgeister community from Bonn, Germany. It’s a collective of highly creative and skilled musicians and features bands like Klabautamann and Woburn House  (check out the reviews for The Old Chamber and Sleep Summer Storm respectively) , to name a few. Mostly the bands/projects are settled in the Postrock and Ambient Black Metal genres.

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