Sunday, 24 June 2018

Tusmørke / Spectral Haze "Elektriske Skrekkøgler og Forhistoriske Framtidsfabler" 2015 Norway Psych Rock,Heavy Psych


Tusmørke / Spectral Haze  "Elektriske Skrekkøgler og Forhistoriske Framtidsfabler"  2015 Norway Psych Rock,Heavy Psych
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For the next release Tusmorske would share vinyl space with fellow Heavy/Psych Rockers Spectral Haze, as both bands had previously released material for Duplicate Records.This only LP effort with the gigantic title “Elektrisk skrekkogler og forhistoriske framtidsfabler” contains three tracks by Tusmorske and one sidelong one by Spectral Haze.Tusmorske play a dense and enigmatic Prog Folk with psychedelic overtones, heavily relying on flute, Hammond organ, synth and electric guitar, there are occasinal blinks towards the Heavy/Psych territories, while “Empathy for evil” is sung in English and also features female vocals, provided by Annete Stav Johansen.Nothing you are not familiar with, lots of flute and plenty of vintage colors.Spectral Haze’s 17-min. “Skalen” is completely retro Heavy/Psychedelic Rock with some Stoner Rock/Doom Metal thrown in for good measure, propelled by outlandish, distorted vocals and heavy electric leads, which are interrupted by extended guitar/effects jams.Not spectacular, but well-played with lots of BLACK SABBATH echoes throughout….by….apps79 ….~


An exclusive collaboration between two sonically contrasting yet equally mind expanding Norwegian acts. Occult prog minstrels TUSMØRKE and space travelling shamans SPECTRAL HAZE gather in a 41 minute ritual, dealing with the origins of evil, the reptilian DNA in man and the secrets of the universe among other things. The album, whose Norwegian title translates to “Electric Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Future Fables” is available now as gatefold LP and digital download (CD out later this year) via Duplicate Records. TUSMØRKE (Twilight) have received much critical acclaim for their two full-length albums and several EPs. They are also notorious for their ever experimenting live acts, usually performing mainly unreleased material, always with their tongues placed firmly in cheek. Their three lengthy tracks on offer here sees them effortlessly balancing between the esoteric, the progressive and the irresistably catchy. SPECTRAL HAZE have never been shy about their 70s space rock influences, yet on their debut album of 2013 they showed they have a lot more to offer than simply rehashing the past. On Skallen, a near-18 minute riff odyssey, they go full circle back to the origins of man, spanning an entire evolution from bone against skull to electrifying rock. …~


Splits do not occur often, but what is striking is that they are increasingly becoming ‘versus’ images. At the end of last year, I discussed the RAM vs. Portrait-split, on which these two Swedish heavy metal acts entered the symbolic battle with each other. This time it is a Norwegian meeting with the rather special name Elektriske Skrekkøgler Og Forhistoriske Framtidsfabler . In one corner we have Tusmørke, which increasingly makes a name for itself as obscure psychedelic folk rock band and in the other corner Spectral Haze is that so far not very unequivocally plays spacerock. 
The playing time is fairly fairly divided. Spectral Haze has only provided a number, but it clocks more than seventeen minutes. Tusmørke picks up a little more time. With three songs, by the way, who could have easily formed an EP together. What the band shows is nothing more than a logical next step. The band happily continues to look up the limits. Demonology is a fantastic opener that rest easy on Riset Bak Speiletcould have stood. The ritual character has not become less. You can hear that in the lyrics, but also in the frequently recurring shaman singing. Because of the many uses of the flute and the keyboards my thoughts sometimes wander off to our own progrock legend Focus. Tusmørke, however, remains closer to nature and is fast becoming one of the most important acid folk rock bands of the moment. Empathy For The Evilcomes close to medieval devil worship. It conjures up images of an ancient witch sabbath with undersigned. As some people have hoped to be from Tusmørke, the music is full of quirks and genuine psychedelics. After many listens you keep discovering new things and that is a quality that unfortunately few bands have. 

And then it’s Spectral Haze’s turn. It is difficult to judge a band on one track. Skallen therefore takes more than a quarter of an hour. It sounds a bit different than what I can recall from Spectral Haze. Here the gentlemen know how to find a perfect mix between Black Sabbath and Hawkwind. It is heavy and slow, but also very spacy. It is therefore a long space journey, in which occasionally the low voice of Spacewülff floats past. A lot is happening and that makes the music interesting. So much so that I am going to wonder why I did not pay more attention to the IEV: Transmutated Nebula Remains that was published last year . The impression is that both bands can do better, but that does not alter the fact that this has become a nice product….by…Ruud…~ 


Tracklist 
–Tusmørke Demonologi 8:05 
–Tusmørke Empathy For Evil 5:58 
–Tusmørke Reptilhjernen Vet 9:55 
–Spectral Haze Skallen 17:25 

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