Tag Archives: dark ambient

BRENNER & MOLENAAR: Uninvited Savior – House of Prog

“There are deep and dark notes which make me think of a foghorn crying out a warning, yet against that there is a distant melody which makes me think of a fairground luring unwary children to a doom they can…

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Review: GRIDFAILURE Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II – Musique Machine

“…I can say with confidence that GRIDFAILURE is a very peculiar and original project with its own stylistic direction and approach to sound.” – Musique Machine

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Review: GRIDFAILURE Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II – Scream Blast Repeat

“It really is that dark and unnerving and coated in the type of misanthropy that makes you ashamed to be a human being. Skulduggery II is not a dystopian album; it’s a prophecy. This is a work of art that…

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Review: GRIDFAILURE Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II – Wormwood Chronicles

“Mass extinction, dystopian government and the downfall of humanity are no longer abstract ideas of a distant future…they are staring us right in the face like hungry wolves. They are as real as the air we breathe. Right now there’s…

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Review: GRIDFAILURE Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II – The Doorway To

“…a hushed and terrifying unsettled arrangement of off kilter tones, screams, tools, and thought patterns that you just know are going to end in the worst possible manner. […] If Rapoon was more pissed off and Merzbow had more control,…

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Under Review: GRIDFAILURE Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II – Discovered Magazine

“This is a record with a lot of free space, but in these long moments there’s nowhere to relax; instead, these are long periods of tension, hammering home the aesthetic, relentless.” – Discovered Magazine

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Review: GRIDFAILURE Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II – The Sleeping Shaman

“Red Tide Baptism sounds positively mellow and understated compared to follow-up track Farmer Suicide, with the type of vocals that make your average black metal band sound like Lady Gaga…” – The Sleeping Shaman

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GRIDFAILURE: Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II Out Now On Nefarious Industries; All Bandcamp Proceeds For June To Benefit Black Lives Matter – Earsplit Compound

New York City-area hostile faction GRIDFAILURE today unveils Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II through Nefarious Industries. All sales from the outfit’s Bandcamp for the entire month of June will be donated to Black Lives Matter. As resources are depleted, so are morals. This is the underlying theme of GRIDFAILURE’s Sixth…

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GRIDFAILURE: Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II reviewed – Heavy Music Headquarters

“It’s very eclectic and diverse, defying genre descriptions with the use of traditional instruments along with more unusual ones such as accordion, theremin and didgeridoo in addition to field recordings. Ambient soundscapes are sometimes peaceful, other times filled with tension…

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GRIDFAILURE: Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II reviewed – Grizzly Butts

“Ever the apocalypse-renderer, dark ambient and harsh noise artist GRIDFAILURE seeks to illustrate through shouting, scraping, blistering and boiling collages the intensifying brutality between men as increasingly barren, nutrient-void fruits of the Earth dry up beneath their feet. With this…

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