With seven releases to their name in the last 6 years, today we’re rewinding back 4 years to the day, with a review of
second release “The Silver Forest”.
So join us, as we continue on our quest to trawl through The Sludgelord archives to
present the best albums you may have missed.
So if you overlooked this band/album, be sure to
remedy your error by checking out our review and the record
is streaming in full below. Northumbria
By: Matt Fitton
Album Type: EP
Date Released: 17/05/2013
These movements of music blend seamlessly within each other and are hauntingly potent. Subtle fades, stirring melodic parts, and sometimes a heartbreaking weight. All of this creates real emotions, and real responses, from this very real music. The very best drone is often light as a feather, but in soulful terms heavy as hell.
track listing: Silver Forest
1). Motion of Clouds
2). The Sun Also Rises
are an ambient drone duo that records live and only uses bass and guitar to
weave their lush brand of sonic tapestry. They make music of desolation,
serenity and great beauty, completely amplified (quite literally) to the nines.
They've also just made a new piece of music available, the extremely impressive
'The Toronto, Northumbria '. Silver Forest
I was discussing this with my editor earlier, and we both touched upon the fact that what we love about drone is the innate ability that the true masters of the craft have to transport a listener to a place of complete solitude. And that is exactly what this new offering manages to accomplish in spades.
much escapist music. Sounds to attempt introspection from, to search within
yourself and your surroundings. Human contact and complexity is all very well
and good, but we all need to slow not just ourselves, but our minds down
sometimes too. Maybe to a pace of a long past way of life, or thinking. Silver Forest
construct soundscapes that will genuinely help you on that voyage. Northumbria
The piece is composed as just one track, but listed in three distinct parts: 'Motion of Clouds', followed by 'The Sun Also Rises', and concluding with '
All blend seamlessly within each other and are hauntingly potent. Subtle fades,
stirring melodic parts, and sometimes a heartbreaking weight. All of this
creates real emotions, and real responses, from this very real music. The very
best drone is often light as a feather, but in soulful terms heavy as hell. Silver Forest
Before this review I was completely unaware of
but they have been covered on the blog before. Please delve back in time and
discover those articles, as I have, and treat yourself to some incredible
experiences. And check out 'The Northumbria '
right now, and ease your mind for just a moment. Let Silver Forest
move you somewhere else, somewhere desolate, somewhere calm and yet euphoric. Northumbria
is available here Silver Forest