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Svarte Greiner – “Black Tie” – [Miasmah Recordings]

Two slowly evolving ambient pieces. The first is punctuated by periodic reverb-heavy blooms of sound, sometimes sounding like an electric guitar hit and sometimes another stringed instrument being plucked or struck, served with a side of crackly crinkly textural elements and some deconstructed strings. The second piece has a thick bass doom drone with dissonant guitar(ish) work o’ertop leading to a tension-building stasis field. Tension within stillness, no big builds to boil-over, rather searing shimmering simmers, like a sonic sous vide. Teeth-grinding drones for the heads.

Svarte Griener is the musical alias of artist and musician Erik K. Skodvin. Erik was born in Norway and is currently based out of Berlin. The artist states that this album was made in collaboration with another artist Marit Folstad for two different art installations.

  • Reviewed by Muad'Dib on December 18, 2013 at 4:28 pm
  • Filed as A Library,CD
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