Skymme – Huone (Cassette Single – Barreuh Records)

Skymme – Huone (cassette Single – Barreuh Records)
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Genre/Influences: Experimental, abstract, dark-cinematographic, ambient.

Content: Skymme is a project, which takes me back in time. Far away from current technology and modernism we here welcome the duo from The Netherlands, which has released their first cassette to date. Can you imagine the cassette format is still alive!?

Well, that’s precisely what pleases me as Skymme reminds me of real underground music. The project consists of Peter Johan Nÿland and Bert van Beek. They both are experienced artists in experimental music while they now joined hands to release this 2-track cassette.

“Huone” is characterized by experimentalism and minimal-minded sound treatments. It sounds pretty dark and mysterious. The title track is an interesting exposure of this band’s approach. The kind of slow rhythm makes it all more accessible although it clearly remains an extreme sound experience.

“Kraton Kosong” is the B-side track, which sounds more ambient and clearly cinematographic-like. There’s no rhythm running through this track while you will notice a rather psychedelic touch and some abstract sound treatments.

Conclusion: This debut work reveals a real melting pot of influences and different sound sources while globally speaking it all sounds pretty experimental and ambient-minded.

Best songs: “Huone”.

Rate: (DP:6)DP.



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