a3920688613_16
Ambient Avant-Garde Black Ambient Darkwave Drone Experimental Music Gothic Improvisational Industrial Instrumental Music New Releases Noise Retrospectives Rock

[Music] Various Artists – This Is Darkness: Vol​.​1 Dark Ambient

This Is Darkness is a website based out of Baltimore, Maryland, in the United States which is dedicated to promoting dark ambient music. This is their first in what we hope to be are a long series of compilations dedicated to the promotion of the best of bleak music. Such names as Xerxes The Dark, …

Continue Reading
a2273387304_16
Ambient Bandcamp Black Ambient Drone Experimental Music Gothic Industrial Instrumental MP3s Music Music Downloads Music Technology New Releases Noise Rock Vinyl

[Music] Sonologyst – Silencers – The Conspiracy Theory Dossiers

Sonologyst is no stranger to this blog. Raffaele Pezzella, Mr. Sonologyst himself, brings a new release (also available on vinyl!) of dark ambient inspired by conspiracy theories. If Alex Jones were an ambient composer… oh, just kidding.  He has a far more serious interest, and you can either read more about it at the Bandcamp …

Continue Reading
Alternative/Indie Ambient Bandcamp Black Ambient Drone Experimental Music Industrial Metal Music Music Reviews Music Technology Noise Rock

[Music] Experimental Groundbreakers Controlled Bleeding Straddle the Primal and Cerebral

Controlled Bleeding were among the greatest of the post-Industrial acts the United States ever produced.  Bandcamp does a great job letting Paul Lemos speak of the band’s history, development, the loss of members Chris Moriarty and Joe Papa, and his future plans.

Continue Reading
a2728428955_10
Ambient Bandcamp Black Ambient Cassettes Drone Experimental Music Gothic Industrial Instrumental MP3s Music Music Downloads Music Technology New Releases Noise Rock

[Music/Interview] Destruktionsanstalt – Ex Bello Volaptus (plus interview with Per Najbjerg Odderskov)

Destruktionsanstalt is one of several monikers used by Danish composer Per Najbjerg Odderskov. Per is no stranger to this blog, as we had the pleasure of reviewing his previous release, Swedenborg, a master work of bleak ambient music. His latest release, Ex Bello Volaptus, builds on that foundation, at once creating something akin to SPK …

Continue Reading
a2490791705_16
Ambient Bandcamp Black Ambient Drone Electronica Experimental Music Gothic Industrial Instrumental MP3s Music Music Downloads Music Technology New Releases Rock

[Music] Various Artists – Superspectrum

Superspectrum is a compilation featuring some of the finest dark ambient music active today. My personal favorite from this record is a track called Oblivion by Iranian composer Xerxes The Dark. The label which released this comp, Eighth Tower Records, is a subdivision of Unexplained Sounds Group, run by Raffaele Pezzella, well known for his …

Continue Reading
hqdefault
Ambient Apocalyptic Folk Black Ambient Drone Experimental Music Industrial Music Music Videos Rock

[Music] TeHÔM – Despiritualization Of Nature (part I – IV)

One doesn’t normally mix Death In June and Croatian Catholicism and mysticism. As it turned out, Siniša Očuršćak, who studied Philosophy of Religion during the same time I was doing so, ended up attracting the attention of Douglas P. and releasing one of the unsung dark ambient albums of the 1990s. I understand that the …

Continue Reading