I call this avantgarde sailor EBM. And I don’t even know why I sense any trace of EMB around here, but somehow I feel that this has some kind of an odd relation to it. This thing is hard to explain, but there are some tracks that I just cannot keep re-listening. And this is my one post so far that could best make use of a smiley. This music demands a smile – it’s hilarious. Oddly though, it’s not a completely comedic way of hilarious, it’s just fun, easy, and non-serious. Probably not completely coincidental that it keeps reminding me of Eläkeläiset.
What I like about Burzum is that it’s soothing like My Dying Bride but doesn’t have the doom edge to it. I love listening to The Angel and the Dark River, the only caveat is that it sets my mood and mindset to a specific place. Burzum leaves me where I am, it just provides calmness and space for me to float in. Well, maybe not all Burzum records, but this one and Hliðskjálf certainly are like that.
Part intimate, part exploration. Ambient and glitches and noises.
I listen to a very little amount of pop music so it’s no surprise that I am a late comer to take a bow for this album that was released in 2013. However I just cannot not put this one up here and note that this is what exceptional pop music sounds like. All those r&b “superstars” should stand in line to learn some tricks here. Featuring of Prince and Erykah Badu is powerful of course, but the record as a whole is way more that that, and with many faces of many genres beyond r&b.
Smooth jazzy, laid-back music for a Sunday afternoon chillin’. Also great album cover and band name. Their new album is out right now, but not yet available on Rdio and anyway this one is worth a mention on its own.