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Review from This is Darkness

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, May 24, 2018, In : English 
From: This is Darkness
Published: May 23, 2018

Melankolia is the dark ambient / neo-classical project of Mike O’Brien, also known for his work as Appalachian Winter, Veiled Monk and Ritual in Ash. Since the founding of his project in 2009, O’Brien has released three full length album, the last of which, III, came out in 2012 on Quartier23. Melankolia, true to the name, seeks to engulf the listener in a melancholic atmosphere. The strongest, most consistent tool in his repertoir...

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Review from Concrete Web

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, In : English 
From: Concrete Web
Published: January 31, 2018

Mike O’Brien is one of the members of Symphonic (Black) Metal act Appalachian Winter, he’s the guy behind the fantastic droning Dark Ambient act Veiled Monk, and he used to perform ritual Ambient Music too under the Ritual In Ash moniker. Another solo-outfit he runs is Melankolia, with a modest yet highly interesting discography.

Welcome Vividarium Intervigilium Viator, the fourth full length under the Melankolia moniker. The projec...

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Review from Disfactory Zine

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, In : Italian 
From: Disfactory Zine
Published: January 17, 2018

E’ un viaggio lungo quello operato sul quarto full-lenght del progetto ambient/neoclassico Melankolia. Un disco da mettere via per le lunghe notti autunnali ed insonni; per dar largo spazio ai pensieri e alle loro strane e quiete evoluzioni sotto gli occhi di Morfeo. Saranno previsti piccoli terremoti interiori per mezzo di note dalle tempistiche oltremodo dilatate ma comunque “pazienti” e ben propense a conferire quei timidi ...

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Review from Dark Undeground Music Zine

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, In : English 
From: Dark Underground Music Zine
Published: December 10, 2017
Melankolia  are  a  solo  project  from  Ohio  that  plays  a  mixture  of  neo-classical,  ethereal  and  dark  ambient  and  this  is  a  review  of  his  2017  album  "Vividarium  Intervigilium  Viator"  which  was  released  by  Hypnotic  Dirge  Records.

Tragic  sounding  keyboards  start  off  the  album  along  with  some  elements  of  neo-classical  while  the  music  also  mixes  in  a  great  amount  of  dark  ...

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 Released: December 12, 2017
300 Copies
Genre: Dark Ambient / Soundtrack