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Review from Pitchline Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, In : Album reviews 
From: Pitchline Webzine
Published: August 17, 2014
*Google translation of Spanish review

The eight o'clock; the thermometer twenty degrees and points. The muddy look and mood in socks, wander in the subway tunnels. Start a new day and head painfully did the work. Hot caffeinated and my fellow travelers overwhelms me breathless. However, a cold chill up my picks. The 'Sørbyen' effect, the second album from unique project of musician Steven Le Moan: Netra. 

An excursion in the depths ...

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Review from Volumes of Sin Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Saturday, March 15, 2014, In : Album reviews 
From: Volumes of Sin Webzine
Published: March 15, 2014

Netra came from France but has moved to Norway sometime between the 2003 formation of his self-titled side project and now. His debut full-length album, Mélancolie Urbaine, caught some attention upon it's release in 2010 with the unheard of entwinement of depressive black metal with trip-hop features, but overall the record didn't cause a big of a stir in the underground as one may expect. A couple years later and Netra unleas...

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Review from Deaf Sparrow Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, In : Album reviews 
From: Deaf Sparrow Webzine
Published: January 14, 2014

Why the delay in the Sparrow reviews?  Are those guys a bunch of lazy punks around here or what?  Get with it.  In our defense, blame this album.  Sørbyen is one of the strangest things we’ve ever received, and that’s saying a ton because we’re used to it weird around here.  But Netra has crossed that line, about a million times in seventy minutes.  After his debut in 2010, he returned with this beautiful thing that comb...

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Review from Forgotten Path Magazine; Issue 5

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, In : Album reviews 
From: Forgotten Path Magazine; Issue 5
November 2013
Magazine Website

In my opinion, such music as presented in this CD of Netra is nothing more than a searching for worms in the butt. It is a quite easily understood tendency that it could be defined as a desire to create something new, not standard, original and extraordinary. Well, that’s great, but you have to be careful when you add on some Black Metal into a mix of genres. Especially when other components even aren’t connecte...
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                       NETRA - SØRBYEN 

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