"Howling field recordings are trapped between walls of tape hiss while white noise and twisted guitar suffers through overdub after overdub leaving only the picked carcass of what once a discernable sound. Much was made of its predecessor's deconstruction of black metal, but 'The Resurrections Unseen' takes this to another level entirely. The album is, for all intents and purposes, a black metal record - but any traces of blast beats, hoarse, blood-curdling vocals or shrill distorted guitar have been totally obliterated. What remains are bleak, windswept textures, spine chilling rituals and the kind of doom-laden ambience that'll have you double-bolting your doors and checking your phone lines. This is not theatre though; Collins never resorts to the typical horror tropes, instead opting to suggest fear with the most restrained hand. As rolling hiss emerges from a muddy puddle of dank sub bass it might take a few listens to pick out exactly what you're hearing at all, but the terror is there from the very beginning. Many artists attempt dark music, but few really succeed - Collins has managed it by merely suggesting what our brains already know. A frightening thought indeed." (label info)
soon in stock - please pre-order | UK| 2011| TYPE | 20.90

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