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Celeste ‘Animale(s)’ CD/LP/DD 2013

22nd December 2013 at 10:23 am

Celeste

To play black metal in today’s environment with so many subgenres, not even the dark one himself can keep up with them all and still stand out and have an original sounding idea while at the same time, making a name for themselves is…
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Switchblade – S/T – CD/LP/DD 2012

5th September 2012 at 8:26 am

Switchblade – S/T – CD/LP/DD 2012

You barely have time to register the humming, swirling buzz of the Hammond organ that opens  this, Swedish behemoths Switchblade’s sixth self-titled LP, before they are upon you. Sky-scraping, monolithic guitars and the crack of drums that have the heft and swing of a…
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SWITCHBLADE Premier Track ‘Movement II’ From New Self Titled Album

23rd August 2012 at 9:47 am

Switchblade

The phoenix has risen once again in a new shape and form. This time as a two-headed beast. The adjustment for SWITCHBLADE from trio to duo has been perfected over the course of the last 3 years and this album is the fruit of…
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DENOVALI SWINGFEST 2012 – Experimental Music Fest in Essen, GER 5th – 7th Oct + Free 30 Track Download Sampler

21st August 2012 at 10:41 am

Denovali Swingfest 2012

In early October the label DENOVALI RECORDS will host their Experimental Music Festival called DENOVALI SWINGFEST for the 5th time. The festival will happen on October 5th, 6th and 7th 2012 in the WeststadtHalle Essen in Germany – the label invited 21 artists from…
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SWITCHBLADE Set To Release New Album Via Denovali Records In September

7th August 2012 at 11:02 am

Switchblade

The phoenix has risen once again in a new shape and form. This time as a two-headed beast. The adjustment from trio to duo has been perfected over the course of the last 3 years and this album is the fruit of that labor….
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The Eye Of Time – S/T – CD/LP/Digital 2012

4th July 2012 at 8:33 am

The Eye Of Time - S/T - CD/LP/Digital 2012

Time is an ocean in which we swim. We may think of it as a river that flows in one direction but allows us to look back at where we have been, but this is merely the way in which we perceive and experience…
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The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation ‘Egor’ CD/LP 2012

25th June 2012 at 8:29 am

The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation ‘Egor’ CD/LP 2012

The experimental companion project to the ever-prolific The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble return with another in their line of dark, sprawling, yet utterly compelling meisterwerks. Egor was recorded live in Moscow during a tour, back in April 2011, and contains four lengthy workouts that span…
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THE EYE OF TIME Video Trailer & New Album Details

24th January 2012 at 1:39 pm

The Eye Of Time

Writing critical music without using platitudes… …that’s already a difficult undertaking if you’re doing music supported by words. THE EYE OF TIME realizes a critical approach without any lyrics. Why did he choose this way of expression? The man behind EYE OF TIME –…
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Thisquietarmy ‘Resurgence’ CD/LP 2011

4th January 2012 at 12:24 pm

Thisquietarmy

Washing into earshot on a wave of shifting, multilayered drone before piling in with a throbbing bassline, pounding JAMC-style steamhammer rhythm and washes of treated guitar, it’s hard to believe that Thisquietarmy is only one man. Eric Quach has been exploring the boundaries of…
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Kodiak – S/T – 2xCD

22nd November 2011 at 8:52 am

Kodiak - ST - 2xCD

This double CD that has emerged from Denovali Records introduces to the listener the first three releases by the German band Kodiak. Styling themselves on SunnO))) and Switchblade this release consists of ambient dark soundscapes and guitar generated drone. Unfortunately the release is somewhat…
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