We've covered a range of Albums / EPs in our previous feature, but there is one new releases which has sneaked out on Tuesday of this week, and it's a quite monstrous 2 track debut from Norwegian post-metal / prog-doom band 'Through the Canopy' - it's called 'Descension', and as we would probably expect from a post metal band with this type of name, both tracks are over 10 minutes long. This qualifies for an almost instant write-up in Nordic Music Review, we love music to get
One of our many New Years resolutions is to try and feature more bands with a post rock influence, I hugely enjoyed getting to know the TELLER' album at the end of last year, and look forward to discovering far more Nordic bands in this style. 'The Spring This Autumn' are also from Sweden, and whilst it is true to say that their EP from 2017 'What Remains' is undoubtedly more in a post metal style that I don't quite engage with as much, their instrumental track 'Soak' is pret
Sometimes it takes us a while to find our feet in the New Year, but we have a wealth of new music to feature, and (inevitably) some catching up to do from 2017 - the year in which we started with a backlog, finished with a backlog, and maintained a backlog during the middle bits too. We'll start 2018 with 'Orochen' and their 4 track digital self titled release which came out just 8 days before Christmas itself. The Orochen people are one of the oldest ethnic groups in China.