Review: CEMENTATION ANXIETY – “Liminal Instability” (dark ambient)

Coming to us from New Jersey, USA is the dark ambient project of Kyle Nelson called CEMENTATION ANXIETY and his album, Liminal Instability. Now, let's first get out of the way what I don't like about this album. The physical edition, a cassette, is sold out. Hopefully it gets reprinted and perhaps easier to find... Continue Reading →

ENSEMBLE 1 – “Guitar, Bass & Drums” Review

We journey now to Brighton, UK for an act that balances simplicity with complexity.  ENSEMBLE 1 brings us Guitar, Bass & Drums, their latest release.  The album contains three tracks for around 48 minutes.  Their Bandcamp states that “Ensemble 1 combine minimalist composition methods with speed, volume and intricate percussion techniques to create gargantuan soundscapes.” One... Continue Reading →

Dark Ambient Act LONG THE NIGHT Reveals The Ominous & Melancholic “Illusion”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:April 29, 2021 - US dark ambient act LONG THE NIGHT has released their new full-length album, Illusion.  Illusion is a sonic journey capturing the deep melancholy sound of things that are likely to be wrongly perceived or interpreted by the senses. Consisting of massive drones, chants, and field recordings, Illusion paints the picture of darkness trying to find a... Continue Reading →

Dark Ambient Act IN THE ABSENCE OF WORDS Reveals Their Compilation, “A Collection I”

"Mature, hypnotic works exploring themes of grief, tapestriesof mood, and dramatic natural landscapes."- Danica Swanson (Endarkenment Newsletter) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:April 27, 2021 - Dark ambient act IN THEABSENCE OF WORDS has announced the release of the first of two compilations, A Collection I.  A Collection I is a compilation of six long-form dark ambient works by IN THE ABSENCE OF WORDS, which... Continue Reading →

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