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Dahlia’s Tear – Through The Nightfall Grandeur (CD Album – Cryo Chamber)

By Jan 3,2018

Genre/Influences: Cinematographic, dark-ambient.

Background/Info: Swedish musician Anile D.has already been active for several years now. Dahlia’s Tear previously released four albums on four different labels. The previous work “Dreamsphere” was already released in 2012 on the now gone Cold Meat Industry.

Content: This opus is a perfect mix between dark-ambient- and cinematographic music. Both together create an intimate atmosphere, which however dark has something dreamy-like. But quite progressively the tracks are becoming more overwhelming and more anguishing. Some spoken samplings are empowering the paranoiac atmosphere supporting some passages.

+ + + : “Through The Nightfall Grandeur” has something inhibited. It feels like opposite elements are coming together in a freaky, tormented sonic trip. The tracks have been accomplished with a real finesse illustrated by piano treatments and other subtle noises you better can hear when using headphones. The melancholia of the piano-like parts also injects something authentic to this album.

– – – : The work is a pleasant voyage throughout dark territories, but it all sounds a bit similar after a while.

Conclusion: What I especially will keep in mind from this album is the refined sound treatments. Dark-ambient music can be not only tormented, but also refined in its composition.

Best songs: “Drowning In Delusions Of Grandeur”, “The Keeper Of Broken Dreams And Tattered Spirits”, “The Frozen echoes Of The Endless Moor”.

Rate:
(7½).

Artist: www.dahliastearband.com / www.facebook.com/dahliastear

Label:
www.cryochamberlabel.comwww.facebook.com/CryoChamber



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