6. October 2019

Rehearsal update [6 October ’19]

Akelei back in the rehearsal room to bring you more doom There’s a couple of interesting new songs I’ve been working on these past few months. They’re based on a collection of riffs I recorded a year ago during one…

Duett & Doom Days

There’s a blog post from April that tells all about the album’s 5th song, Duett. Scroll down to find it or click here. Now that Duett is uploaded, the online album is complete. You can stream or download (in any…

Song #3: De zwaarte

This song is arguably the heaviest of the bunch. Electric Wizard’s album We Live inspired to write the main riff, ’nuff said. There’s also a chorus of sorts, without singing. Maybe that doesn’t make much sense but it feels like…

Album updates

Welcome back! There hasn’t been much news from our side in the last months, but as the temperature drops and the days get shorter, we’re getting back in the mood for doom. (I mean, more than usual.) We did finish…

Duett

A few years ago, I got the idea for writing a bilingual duet. The idea first popped up in my head when listening to Norwegian band Skumring and the voice of Cecilie Langlie in particular. Her beautiful vocal work is…

Doom we can believe in

There was another short entry about an additional vocal session together with Ward but somehow it never appeared on the blog and I didn’t feel like re-typing it. So here’s the final update on the recordings: it’s done. It’s been…

Guitar weekend

So, last week we laid down all the drum tracks. This weekend we are recording guitars. Quintijn and I had a successful session on Friday and managed to record rhythm parts to four songs in five hours. Today we finished…

First day of recordings

Ladies and gentlemen, we are recording! We dedicate this weekend to laying down the drum tracks for our first album. The plan is to record 6 songs over the course of several weekends at Independent Recordings, a small but professional…

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