PETRELS - Hailielle

Kategorie: CD-Reviews | Genre: Ambient | Heft: Jahrgang 2012, eclipsed Nr. 139 / 4-2012 | VÖ-Jahr: 2012 | Wertung: 6/10 | Label: Denovali | Autor: DC

Oliver Barret is reneging his Neoclassic/Postrock band Bleeding Heart Narrative. "Haeligewielle" is one of these obscure publications from the London ambient underground. While the dubstep still reigns in the dark basement clubs of the metropolis, Barret likes to dream and his music thematizes the longing for peace and meaning. With his solo debut, he does not reinvent the wheel, but can enchant with his atmospheric sound carpets. The climax remains the orchestral "Concrete" with choral singing and crying violins. A successful seance of inner contemplation and festive narrative of his otherwise instrumental work. Barret could have remained true to this line. In order to stand out from the competition, however, he leaves behind rather intangible, eccentric sound fragments with the other pieces. "Hailielle" takes time. Plenty of time. In comparison to similar Denovali references like Blackfilm, worriedaboutsatan or The Eye Of Time, his version of the "mystically inspired ambient electronics" remains midfield anyway.

Top track: Concrete

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