The first release from Roadburn Records is is an extremely heady affair. By melding modern classical composition with doom metal drums, the band White Darkness have thrown open the door to a vast universe of musical possibility. At times, they offer dark ambient movie soundscapes reminiscent of Shinjuku Thief or Coph Nia - dark and tense portraits of things best left undisturbed. Elsewhere they evoke the heroically martial tones of Der Blutharsch backing a Dmitri Shostakovich-inspired string quartet.
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