WHITE DARKNESS nothing CD

Label: ROADBURN RECORDS

order number 3160579

 

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Description
The first release from Roadburn Records is is an extremely heady

affair. By melding modern classical compostion with doom drums, the

band White Darkness have thrown open the door to a vast universe of

musical possibility. At times, they offer dark ambient movie

soundscapes reminiscent of Shinjuku Thief or Coph Nia -- darkly tense

portraits of things best left undisturbed. Elsewhere they evoke the

heroically martial tones of Der Blutharsch backing a Shostakovich-

inspired string quartet.



Throughout "Nothing" there are two constants. The first is a richly

textured, deeply evocative environment... dark, epic piano melding

with subtle electronics casting somber images of man's struggle

against nature. The second is the insistent pulse of funeral doom

drumming -- invoking the spirit and aura of doom legends like

Thergothon and Skepticism. White Darkness start from these places and

expand on them, creating the perfect mix of modern classical doom.

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