At first listen the album may appear unspectacular, but if you allow it to unfold its active substances to take hold of your brain through several listens, you may also find it magically varied, skull crushing and spine tingling in an unobtrusive, unpretentious and subtle way,… … read the complete review on Metalbandcamp.
Tunguska is oppressively heavy, caustic, evil and abrasive. At the same time it is thoughtfully composed with a progressive attitude, a great variety and multiple layers. It is massive not only by its sound but by the depth of its construction. … read the complete review on Metalbandcamp.
The guitar and vocal melodies are of a gloomy and haunting beauty, the heavy Doom riffs monolithic and relentless and the warm clean vocals radiate a sense of urgency. The psychedelic moments offer genuine escape from the sorrow as well as the uplifting changes in the mood. Pain and darkness are infused with hope and […]
The album is loaded with emotions and they are unleashed upon the listener with a powerful violence. MAKE’s blend of styles work extremely well, like it already did on ‘The Golden Veil’, where they contrasted them to the extreme. Here, instead, they create smooth transitions, blur the lines to convey their angry message with a […]
The (almost always) clean, warm vocals are kind of bellowed out with an urgency and vigor that make sure the words conveyed won’t go unnoticed. Still they are utterly melodious and add a great deal to the EP’s magic. … …The lyrics perfectly fit the atmosphere of the music and Nate Garrett’s haunting vocals always […]
I can’t believe that this is a debut album. What a fresh new take on Krautrock, with so many loving references to the pioneers of the genre (I spare you the name-dropping). I can’t remember when I freaked out like that over a krautrock release of the newer age. But let’s start from the beginning […]
It’s dark and evil, heavy and downtuned, like this kind of music ought to be. Unusual though, for this kind of music is the bracingly clear production, which brings a powerful depth to the sound and supports the thick atmosphere and groove rather with crisp drums and bouncy strings than with blurriness. … … read […]