Now and Forever
||Hypertension Records HYPE014
||last copies of the vinyl version of the third SYNDROME release, the project of MATHIEU VANDEKERCKHOVE (SEMBLER DEAH, AMENRA) form Ghent, Belgium => one long profound / philosophic piece of super minimal guitar-ambient drone folk with vocals, feat. JOSH GRAHAM (ex NEUROSIS, A STORM OF LIGHT) and COLIN VAN EECKHOUT (AMENRA), so slow, fragile and emotional, think of STEVE VON TILL (the voice) or TROUM (the polyphonic guitars)...
Forever and a Day
||Consouling Sounds SOULLXXV
||the following album after "Now and Forever" (2013) for MATHIEU VANDEKERCKHOVE's solo project (also known/active with AMENRA, KINGDOM, SEMBLER DEAH)... one the long introspective track (with several movements) the music develops from sparse and minimal acoustic guitar pickings with simple structures through a vocal part and ambient fields to multi-layered and more monumental sounding guitar drone walls, very intimate, lonely and romantic...