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Review from Crown of Viserys

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, April 11, 2013, In : Album reviews 
From: Crown of Viserys
Published: April 3, 2013
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Netra originally hailed from Kemper, France, and from that base of operations released a pair of demos that caught Nick Skog’s attention. Skog contacted Netra and released the debut album, Mélancolie Urbaine in late 2010 on his label Hypnotic Dirge Records. Since then, Netra has moved from France to Norway, and in mid-2012 the follow-up to Mélancolie Urbaine was released, Sørbyen.

Once again the beautiful structures of jazz and tr...

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Review from Metal Revolution Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, February 4, 2013, In : Album reviews 
From: Metal Revolution Webzine
Published: February 4, 2013
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About two years ago Netra released their monumental debut album Mélancolie Urbaine. Now the project/band returns with a new opus entitled Sørbyen (named after a neighbourhood in Gjøvik, Norway).

The album contains 12 tracks and alone its title should give you a hint; this is Norwegian inspired black metal! Actually, their influences are wide and ranging from the moodiest jazz to black metal and trip-hop. Meanwhile one thi...

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Review from Aristocrazia Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, December 3, 2012, In : Album reviews 
From: Aristocrazia Webzine
Published: December 3, 2012
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*Google translation of Italian review

Project Netra our Mourning already spoke on the occasion of the first work  in the long run, the 2012 sees a new release of this one man band once again under French Hypnotic Dirge, "Sørbyen" is the title of the album, takes and continues the process that began with the first two demos and then with the full made ​​up mostly of Black Metal, Trip Hop and the "melancholy urban" which gave...

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Review from The Pit of the Damned

Posted by Nick Skog on Sunday, December 2, 2012, In : Album reviews 
From: The Pit of the Damned
Published: December 2, 2012
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*Google translation of Italian review

To many of you the name Netra not say anything, to me it says a lot, and for that fact I was waiting at the gate with their second effort, always Hypnotic Dirge Records license plate. The one band French band returns with an impressive work of 70 minutes, there and then left me quite puzzled, for its content. To be honest at first, maybe the second, but also the third listen, I was disappoi...
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Review from Infernal Masquerade Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Saturday, September 8, 2012, In : Album reviews 
From: Infernal Masquerade Webzine 
Published: May 28, 2012 
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Delivering one of the weirdest, yet most exciting releases of 2012, today we have Netra and its (one man band) second full-length release “Sørbyen”. Mixing elements of Black Metal with some Trip-hop influences, we are immediately reminded of a mixture of older and newer Ulver, without totally breaking character and changing identity. Each track in this release sways you one way, but it suddenly changes direction into ...

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                       NETRA - SØRBYEN 

Released: September 29, 2012
1000 Copies
Alternative Black Metal/Trip-hop