Breathe Into Me, the middle of the nine tracks on the album has a more organic and dynamic flow than music of theirs previously featured with Mammút placing emphasis on melody, giving the song a fluidity of movement which affords the composition an organic presence that slowly wraps the listener in soft coils.
The Icelandic ambient-metal outfit Område release the LP Nåde on the 26th.
OMRÅDE – Nåde – CD
Although over two years ago that Område last featured the music is immediately recognisable by its countenance. Styrking Leið, the fifth of the eight tracks, drifts quietly through the room in layers of sweeping synth as though narrating a tale of darkening gloom and as the six and a just over two thirds minutes composition evolves so does the intensity of the output building to a foreboding conclusion.
The Icelandic dream-synth band Vök will be releasing the LP Figure on the 28th of April.
Released as a stand-alone single earlier in the month – Show Me – from the forthcoming album curls gently through the room relaxing all those it touches in a roughly three and a half minutes track that has the hallmarks of their sound.
The Icelandic rock creator Einar Vilberg is finalising details for his début solo LP.
Within the past few hours Something To Lean On was made available.
Established as the vocalist for Noise; as a solo artist Einar is able to explore a heavier rock sound which is delivered through the just over three minutes of Something To Lean On with a deft finesse and the listener can remain blissfully unconcerned that it is one player performing the four parts.
The Icelandic alt-rock project of Soffía Björg will be releasing the début eponymous LP in physical format on the 13th of April.
On hitting play a spellbinding vocal drifts across the room to a backdrop of luxuriously textured guitar that instantly holds attention and all external distractions fade into silence as the listeners mind is completely absorbed in the intense and brooding undercurrent.