Lull – That Space Somewhere (Album – Cold Spring Records)

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Genre/Influences: Soundscape, Experimental, Cinematic.

Format: Digital, CD.

Background/Info: Mick Harris (ex-Napalm Death, scorn ao) set up Lull in 1990. He didn’t release new Lull stuff for a while but the lockdown brought him back to his love for Soundscapes creating this new work featuring four cuts.

Content: The Soundscape format is obviously noticeable from the very first seconds of the work. Dark, buzzing, sound corridors create an obscure sensation which is accentuated by a few, extra, noises.

+ + + : Both debut cuts are absolute freaky and definitely what you might expect from this kind of music. It’s a sonic metaphor to quicksand; it all happens progressively, getting you deeper away into a dark underground. The ominous atmosphere accentuates the state of fear and that’s precisely what lovers of this music genre expect.

– – – : Both last songs are more predictable and without a true climax.

Conclusion: The positive side to Covid-19 is that several artists -like Mick Harris, went back to somewhat forgotten projects.

Best songs: “Range”, “Expanse”.

Rate: 7½.

Label: www.coldspring.co.uk / www.facebook.com/coldspringhq

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