Monday, January 1, 2018

Trist - Hin-fort (2007)


Related:
Lunar Aurora - Of Stargates and Bloodstained Celestial Spheres (1999)
Lunar Aurora - Zyklus (2004)

A masterpiece of cosmic black metal and dark ambient. The first disc is a single, impenetrable, hour-plus monolith of tremolo-picked guitars, droning synths, and relentless drum-machine blastbeats, broken up by two beautiful spoken word samples dealing with the impossible, crushing emptiness/fullness of the cosmos. This is followed by a second disc of cavernous dark ambient. I've started working on a list of my all-time favorite black metal records that will mark a certain upcoming milestone on here, and this was one of the first that popped into my head while brainstorming.

Track listing:
  Disc One
1. Hin
  Disc Two
1. (Keine) Angst
2. Unter den Wolken
3. Hilfe
4. Schlaflos
5. Licht Aus!
6. Nachtflug
7. Fort

I am the cosmos, I am part of this process that I am doing. I’m part of it. I’m molecules. My molecules are those molecules. The stars that die, that’s me.

You should also listen to:
Darchon -
The Stygian Black Beyond (2015)
Vindkast -
Archaic Collapse (2015)

2 comments:

  1. Looking forward to that list!

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  2. I've only listened to that first track but it's...just awesome...and beautiful.

    Thanks for the Monolake, too, love that project but hadn't heard Hongkong before yesterday.

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