Browsing Archive: December, 2018

Review from Metal Addicts

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, In : English 
From: Metal Addicts
Published: December 16, 2018

No, not in a zillion years I would tell that Metal music would take this path. No way in hell. In  fact, this “Wijde Wijdte” isn’t the first album which features some instrumentals tunes with lots of incidental noises and effects. However, when you come to think, Metal has always done things to amaze and surprise us , hasn’t it?

I know, you are about to tell me that this trend in Metal isn’t that new. Okay, I get it. But, fo...

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Review from Pure Grain Audio

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, In : English 
From: Pure Grain Audio
Published: December 10, 2018

Within metal - particularly the atmospheric side - we’ve seen explorations of space, nature, and all things in between. We’ve seen artists experiment with multiple styles and influences and infusing them with space and the unknown - for instance, Midnight Odyssey and Mesarthim, who focus on cosmic soundscapes in their music. Franck Johanson, a Dutch multi-instrumentalist, has brought forth a new project in this realm – Omgev...

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Review from Thronium Magazine

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, December 7, 2018, In : French 
From: Thronium Magazine
Published: December 7, 2018

Ce premier album de l’artiste Néerlandais Franck Johanson, alias Omgeving, explore les zones hors des sentiers battus et ose comme Phil Elverum avec son projet Mount Eerie sur son album Wind’s Poem qui transcendait le Indie Rock et le Black Metal à la fois. Ce dernier est un album qui repose beaucoup sur l’intimisme et l’isolation qui caractérise Mount Eerie et le Black metal de Ulver (époque Nattens Madrigal) et Xasht...

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Review from Broken Tomb Magazine

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, December 7, 2018, In : Spanish 
From: Broken Tomb Magazine
Published: November 27, 2018 

Omgeving es un proyecto experimental en el que se dan la mano tanto el Black Metal, como el Doom, el Space Rock y el Ambient. El primer álbum de Omgeving, titulado “Wijde Wijdte”, verá la luz el próximo 6 de diciembre, a través del sello canadiense Hypnotic Dirge Records.

Omgeving está formado únicamente por Franck Johanson (componente de Distillator), quien se encarga de todos los instrumentos.

“Wijde Wijdte” es ...

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 Released: December 6, 2018
300 Copies
Genre: Blackened Metal / Space Rock