ElectronicDeathBlackDogs – Hinterland (Album – Winter-Light)

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Genre/Influences: Dark-Ambient, cinematic.

Format: Digital, CD.

Background/Info: Scottish artist Roddy Graham is now active for a few years under the ElectronicDeathBlackDogs moniker. He released several albums by different labels and now joined hands together with Winter-Light to unleash his newest opus “Hinterland”.

Content: The work reveals a dark sonic approach which is constantly moving in between Dark-Ambient and obscure Cinematic work. The tracks have been progressively built up and have been sticked together creating the sensation to listen to one single, extended, piece of music. You’ll notice different field recordings and passages with overwhelming sound treatments.

+ + + : I like the visual appeal of the work which has an apocalyptic effect to me. This effect is created and accentuated by tremendous sound blasts which are mainly coming through at “Hollow Hills”. 

– – – : My single regret is the absence of an absolute climax.

Conclusion: ElectronicDeathBlackDogs is a cool addition to the Winter-Light roster although I’m sure there’s even more potential hiding in this project then what you can hear at “Hinterland”.

Best songs: “Hollow Hills”, “Hinterland”, “The Dust Of Decay”.

Rate: 7½.

Artist: www.facebook.com/EDBD1011011

Label: www.winter-light.nl / www.facebook.com/winter.light.1

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