Tag Archive for dark ambient

‘in a world that isn’t mine’

Grouper – A I A: Dream Loss / Alien Observer (self-released, 2011) Grouper is Liz Harris from Portland, Oregon.  She creates the fractured soundtracks to your dreams (and nightmares).  Over the past 5 years or so she has self-released her work on everything from CD-R to vinyl and really made a name for herself with 2008‘s Dragging a Dead Deer… Read more →

‘darkness surrounds me forever’

Burzum – Fallen (Byelobog Productions, 2011) Burzum is the solo project of Varg Vikernes and Fallen is his second album since being released from prison for murdering Øystein Aarseth.  I still consider this a black metal album as I understand black metal to be defined today, even though Varg has disassociated himself from the Norwegian scene he helped build.  It’s… Read more →

Derailed: Burzum – Belus

Burzum is the solo project of Varg Vikerness. If you are not familiar with Varg, he is the notorious Norwegian black metal musician that was convicted of burning down ancient churches and the murder of fellow musician Øystein Aarseth, whom he stabbed in the head.  He was sentenced to 21 years in prison and was released in May of 2009… Read more →