Author Topic: Uruk-Hai And His Work  (Read 1655 times)

Ferngerms

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Uruk-Hai And His Work
« on: December 21, 2009, 11:39:42 AM »
I have only one album from this rather obscure artist whom I enjoy very much....it has been very difficult to track down samples of the artists work...in particular his album "Upon The Elysium Fields" was amazing and I have been trying to track down his other work and decided to order something on a whim that ended up being very dark doom metal....not what I expected and was very dissapointed....on the other hand the artist has recently logged into his Myspace page and updated with some new music...his song "Hidden Path" is an excellent example of his album "Upon The Elysium Field".....and one more thing some of his music contains absolutley awful vocals as does some of his ambient....I mean absolutley awful vocals....but then some of his work contains absolutley angelic vocals go figure...if you visit his Myspace page you can listen to samples of awful vocals...and this guy seems to have an obsession with Lord Of The Rings and Dungeons and Dragon.....
On a seperate note does anyone else have reccomendations that is similiar to this style of ambient?  Some artist that I find very similiar....
Shrine
Tho-So-Aa
Cyclic Law: Catalog
Malignant: Catalog
Lustmord
Lingua Fungi
Alio Die
Opium
Asmorod
Irezumi

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Re: Uruk-Hai And His Work
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2009, 11:47:36 AM »
Very confusing.  He ought to use ONLY the death-grunt vocals on his Uruk Hai project, while saving the angelic vocals for the "Lady Galadriel's Golden Hair" side project. 

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Re: Uruk-Hai And His Work
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2009, 11:52:03 AM »
absolutley...I feel like informing him to spare us his grunts and whimpers.....

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Re: Uruk-Hai And His Work
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2009, 01:01:13 PM »
I don't see how Uruk-Hai has any bearing on Lord 'o the Rings...

Now if he'd called himself "Gimli son of Gloin, third cousin once removed of Dain, King, etc..."  why then... well, I'd believe there was an LOTR connection... 
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Re: Uruk-Hai And His Work
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2009, 03:33:26 PM »
I love that "Elysian Fields" release, I bought it thanks to your recommendation, Ferngerms.  What it reminds me of: Michael Stearns, Procer Veneficus ("Saltwater and Glassmoon").

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Re: Uruk-Hai And His Work
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2009, 03:35:59 PM »
He has a page with all of his release here:  http://www.metal-archives.com/band.php?id=18858

I have Elbentanz, and...well, it is terrible.  Honestly the worst album I have ever heard. Think of a 4 year old playing on a toy piano who discovers uninteresting little melodies on it, so he repeats them over and over again with no change.  That's what this album is.  No idea if any of his other stuff is better, but after this, I doubt it.  Although it looks like Elysian Fields is better, so maybe I'll check it out...

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Re: Uruk-Hai And His Work
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2009, 08:06:10 PM »
If you can still get it.  I got mine about a year ago and it was limited to I believe 66 copies. 

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Re: Uruk-Hai And His Work
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2009, 11:45:19 AM »
He has a page with all of his release here:  http://www.metal-archives.com/band.php?id=18858

I have Elbentanz, and...well, it is terrible.  Honestly the worst album I have ever heard. Think of a 4 year old playing on a toy piano who discovers uninteresting little melodies on it, so he repeats them over and over again with no change.  That's what this album is.  No idea if any of his other stuff is better, but after this, I doubt it.  Although it looks like Elysian Fields is better, so maybe I'll check it out...


Elysian Fields is unlike anything else in his catalog that I have encountered....For me it was one of the few suprises from 2008 and it looks like a Russian Label by the name of Valgriind decided to reprint the album...but I will warn you that last time I visited the sight my Anti-Virus was pulling up red flags and blocked a variety of spyware/malware...so be careful if you decide to buy one from this source.  Although I do believe you will enjoy the album if Ambient (Straight Up Ambient) is your thing...

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