Ulver stream new album
2013-08-18 by Voivod STAFF | 95 Comments

Norwegian avant-garde ensemble Ulver are streaming their new album Messe I​.​X​-​VI​.​X at bandcamp.

Album stream: http://ulver.bandcamp.com/album/messe-i-x-vi-x

Messe I​.​X​-​VI​.​X is out today, August 18 from Ulver's own label, Jester Records.

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mindleviticus
August 18th 2013

8220 Comments


oh shit oh shit oh shit oh shit

Calc
August 18th 2013

12133 Comments


hey these guys have a song I like.

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Gwyn.
August 18th 2013

15007 Comments


does this own i bet this owns

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demigod!
August 18th 2013

44148 Comments


omg

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sixdegrees
August 18th 2013

16917 Comments


sweet

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minty901
August 18th 2013

1978 Comments


vulva

TrueBlood
August 18th 2013

1388 Comments


Cool, would be nice if that bandcamp link was hyperlinked.

Cygnatti
August 18th 2013

21350 Comments


love

thespaceforthis
August 18th 2013

518 Comments


very avantgardy, very controvershul, I like

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
August 18th 2013

6006 Comments


would be nice if that bandcamp link was hyperlinked

my bad, fixed.


Last few streams I chose to came across lately -Agarttha, Carta and now this- are incredibly bleak....

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Gyromania
August 18th 2013

15489 Comments


awesome! didn't even know they had a new album on the way. cheers voivod

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
August 18th 2013

6006 Comments


I saw some soundoffs about this one and thought it should be placed at the front page for all those interested.

thespaceforthis
August 18th 2013

518 Comments


hey some of this stuff sounds like a hans zimmer score! cool!

Gyromania
August 18th 2013

15489 Comments


hans zimmer blows though

thespaceforthis
August 18th 2013

518 Comments


maybe if you are a hipster

Gyromania
August 18th 2013

15489 Comments


lol oh there's that word again. it's like poison it's just so damaging

i love some of zimmers older scores but his new ones suuuuuuuuck

demigod!
August 18th 2013

44148 Comments


all his scores sound the same these . didn't he do the recent Batman ones? i don't remember a single moment from those

Gwyn.
August 18th 2013

15007 Comments


he co-wrote them with james howard (or whatever his name is) until the last one which he did on his
own

The first movie had a nice main theme, but it wasn't made by him so go figure

Cygnatti
August 18th 2013

21350 Comments


hans zimmer blows though [2]

TrueBlood
August 18th 2013

1388 Comments


@ Voivod - No worries bro. Thanks!

Gbhill
August 18th 2013

100 Comments


Fantastic new album. Really loving it.

Masochist
August 18th 2013

8012 Comments


I could see this being a movie score, absolutely, but I really enjoyed the songs with vocals.

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TrueBlood
August 18th 2013

1388 Comments


Simply rules extremely hard, simply.

AdolfChrist
August 18th 2013

1738 Comments


the fuck, where did this come from?

Chesse
August 18th 2013

529 Comments


it better be good or else

Underflow
August 18th 2013

2554 Comments


WELPPP

geasoftime
August 18th 2013

1139 Comments


mediocre

Underflow
August 18th 2013

2554 Comments


Seriously doubt it.

Gbhill
August 18th 2013

100 Comments


What did you find mediocre about it? It's significantly better than Wars of the Roses. I'm mesmerized by it honestly. Lay back and listen to it with quality headphones and its just epic.

Underflow
August 18th 2013

2554 Comments


This sounds like it should have followed right after Shadows. First track was beautiful.

Gbhill
August 18th 2013

100 Comments


Precisely my thoughts.

Cygnatti
August 18th 2013

21350 Comments


the crazy thing is that both of you rated it after one listen.

Underflow
August 18th 2013

2554 Comments


As good as it sounds right now I'd hold off, yeah

Disruptor
August 18th 2013

20 Comments


color me all the flavors of excited.

Rowan5215
August 18th 2013

25480 Comments


First track was some cool stuff but I NEED DEM GARM VOCALS.

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Gbhill
August 18th 2013

100 Comments


"the crazy thing is that both of you rated it after one listen."

How do you know how many times I've listened to it? For the record, on my third listen now. It's damn good.

Gbhill
August 18th 2013

100 Comments


Shri Schneider, Glamour Box and Son of Man are my favorites at the moment.

Rowan5215
August 18th 2013

25480 Comments


Son of Man is pretty fucking amazing, Glamour Box was sweet too.

Cygnatti
August 18th 2013

21350 Comments


yeah, you're on your third listen now, I probably posted that when you were starting your second listen. not far off at all, huh.

Gbhill
August 18th 2013

100 Comments


Who cares. I will be on my fifteenth listen and still love the album, I'm quite certain.

amemento
August 18th 2013

1425 Comments


i love some of zimmers older scores but his new ones suuuuuuuuck


nope theyre all shit

amemento
August 18th 2013

1425 Comments


also i think this was streamed a little while ago i remember ulver posting abotu it on their wall

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
August 18th 2013

6006 Comments


The Gladiator OST was pretty good, as far as I'm concerned, I'm not aware about the rest of his film scores, though.

Dreamflight
August 18th 2013

1760 Comments


that first song....WOW!!!!

tommygun
August 18th 2013

24532 Comments


swee

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EyesWideShut
August 18th 2013

3130 Comments


awesome! didn't even know they had a new album on the way. cheers voivod

Hawks
August 18th 2013

35603 Comments


I need to hear this.

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Amphoteric
August 18th 2013

1688 Comments


Wow the first track is already amazing

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zaruyache
August 18th 2013

6251 Comments


I think it was the third track that was fantastic, but the latter half of the record isn't that engaging--especially the one with vocals. Decent, but not spectacular.

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Amphoteric
August 18th 2013

1688 Comments


This is definitely miles above Wars of the Roses, so I'm glad.

laughingman22
August 18th 2013

1542 Comments


all dramatic and shit, very nice

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SleepingPantheist
August 19th 2013

4 Comments


Thanks for this, didn't know about the new album. This is great!

JS19
August 19th 2013

4219 Comments


Lack of garm makes me sad

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Keyblade
August 19th 2013

14699 Comments


Can't wait to jam omg

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Havey
August 19th 2013

9649 Comments


holee fuck

Rowan5215
August 19th 2013

25480 Comments


Lack of garm makes me sad [2]
His vocals should be utilised WAY more often.

Amphoteric
August 19th 2013

1688 Comments


He's a good vocalist, but I liked the instrumental parts of this album more than the parts that he sung.

Rowan5215
August 19th 2013

25480 Comments


I think he's pretty well fantastic, and although they kill at the instrumental parts he's still underused IMO.

Keyblade
August 19th 2013

14699 Comments


It rules, but it's too short damn. Son of Man is omg

amemento
August 19th 2013

1425 Comments


gladiator ost is okay, his best work is easily inception or the lion king and then DAYLIGHT

baldymort
August 19th 2013

763 Comments


hoping son of man is a phil collins cover

baldymort
August 19th 2013

763 Comments


oh wow that first track is stunning. sounds like it would fit perfectly in a holocaust film.

AgainAnd
August 19th 2013

171 Comments


Up to the third track so far. I was an Ulver virgin going into this, and damn if this isn't amazing.

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jkr5001
August 19th 2013

19 Comments


Really enjoying this. Much better than WOTR, which was a disappointment following Shadows of the Sun. "Son of Man" could be one of their finest moments ever.

Underflow
August 19th 2013

2554 Comments


The build up and the entrance of the strings in As Syrians Pour In is just unghhh so good.

JS19
August 19th 2013

4219 Comments


Everyone who likes the band should buy this by the way, especially if they know the financial problems the band's going through at the moment.

TrueBlood
August 19th 2013

1388 Comments


In a nutshell, what's their financial problems?

JS19
August 19th 2013

4219 Comments


To many middlemen leeching off them means they can't actually make any money.... at all .... unless you buy straight from them or their bandcamp. Their last DVD sold well but made a loss. They are seriously worried they would have to quit music because so many people just took a bit of the pie until nothing was left.

http://www.jester-records.com/ulver/ulver_history.html

It's the entry a bit down started with the title 'THE ART OF DYING' if you want to read it. It's quite sad really

Keyblade
August 19th 2013

14699 Comments


Damn :[

Cygnatti
August 19th 2013

21350 Comments


Damn. Things like this made me wish I had money to spend. :/

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
August 19th 2013

6006 Comments


WOTR, which was a disappointment following Shadows of the Sun

War Of The Roses is hardly a disappointment, in fact it files under those rare cases of "half-finished" albums with great replay value.

Wizard
August 19th 2013

19333 Comments


mediocre

Nah, it's just kind of boring. Would work better as a score to a fucked up movie. They can never top Perdition City.

Bought this a day or so ago and I feel good about helping out the band, no matter how weak this and their cover album was.


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Amphoteric
August 19th 2013

1688 Comments


Son of Man might actually have been my least favorite track

Underflow
August 19th 2013

2554 Comments


Lol this isn't weak at all.

BallsToTheWall
August 19th 2013

44164 Comments


Wizard wrong again. What else is new?

oltnabrick
August 19th 2013

30614 Comments


Ulver hasn't put out a good album since 1997.

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Havey
August 19th 2013

9649 Comments


HMM

oltnabrick
August 19th 2013

30614 Comments


lol jk


sixdegrees
August 19th 2013

16917 Comments


rip

oltnabrick
August 19th 2013

30614 Comments


Ulver hasn't put out a good album since 1992.

sixdegrees
August 19th 2013

16917 Comments


have u even heard Ondes Triumph

oltnabrick
August 19th 2013

30614 Comments


my condolences

JS19
August 20th 2013

4219 Comments


This is actually a fantastic albums after a couple listens

Wizard
August 20th 2013

19333 Comments


Wizard wrong again. What else is new?

Wrong? Why try and convince yourself there's more going on than meets the ear?

Lambda
August 20th 2013

2417 Comments


I don't have to, because what meets the ear is amazing.

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Permabanned
August 20th 2013

1181 Comments


wow bust dm evr so pure wherxs gorteqs wow intenz riffs trcvth hav u evn hurd altars?!

Underflow
August 20th 2013

2554 Comments


Lol.

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
August 20th 2013

20400 Comments


War Of The Roses is hardly a disappointment


Agreed, I really liked WotR.

Still need to give this one a full listen but what I've heard so far sounds really promising.

Keyblade
August 20th 2013

14699 Comments


Yeah WotR rules

Permabanned
August 20th 2013

1181 Comments


on a serious note i havent heard any post-perdition ulver i should probably get on that

TrueBlood
August 20th 2013

1388 Comments


dam


Chortles
August 20th 2013

17944 Comments


this is gr8

JS19
August 20th 2013

4219 Comments


I don't think people really realise how good this is. might end up as good as Shadows if it keeps growing on me....

Cygnatti
August 20th 2013

21350 Comments


whoa bro, whoa.

Underflow
August 20th 2013

2554 Comments


I can see that, JS.



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