When trying to work out what others labelled Ioanna Gika’s music as, I seems to come across the term ‘dream pop’ a lot. I suppose that fits, but it also betrayed the deep, gothic, industrial vibes I get here. Gika’s album ‘Thalassa’ combines her ethereal vocal stylings with beautiful, poppy melodies, and synths and percussion … Continue reading 218: IOANNA GIKA
Six weeks ago or so, I wrote about US one-man black metal project, Mare Cognitum, who had been part of the collaborative album/atmospheric black metal masterpiece 'Wanderers: Astrology of the Nine' and then only 12 months later released and absolutely sensation solo album in 'Solar Paroxysm'. Well, now it's time to talk about the other … Continue reading 153: SPECTRAL LORE
It’s black metal, but it might be some of the most palatable black metal you’ve ever heard, carrying with it a plethora of influences from many far-reaching sources.