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2 hours ago, Kristiko said:

Ulver - Themes from William Blake's The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (album)

Ulver - Perdition City (album)

What prompted the Ulver discography dive? Great stuff in there... I'd be interested to hear what you think of Marriage Of Heaven And Hell in particular, I don't think I've ever heard another album quite like it.

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1 hour ago, FatherAlabaster said:

What prompted the Ulver discography dive? Great stuff in there... I'd be interested to hear what you think of Marriage Of Heaven And Hell in particular, I don't think I've ever heard another album quite like it.

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I was listening a lot about Ulver being one of the most experimental and respected bands that changed a lot from album to album. Since I like these kind of acts that drastically morph into weird things and still experiment after so many years (it really inspires me with ideas), I decided to go from the first album and listen everything they recorded (at least studio albums for now).

I like 'Marriage', it's industrial sound, but it's very strange with unusual rhythm sequences and trippy, almost gothic sounding voices (I hear some Depeche Mode style of singing in some parts), concept of songs is great. It's not like dance-friendly, it can really go to some abstract atmospheric places. The last song is like 26 minutes long, but there's a lot of silence. It's interesting to hear that transition from previous albums, especially the third one, where they go full on relentless raw black metal, album before is almost completely acoustic and folky with chants, and the first is the combination of two. Great band, I started listening 'Perdition City' and I already like the next step with weird combination of industrial and jazz and some other stuff, but I'll have to listen to it tomorrow, I'm way too tired. 

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