Sinmara   Hvísl Stjarnanna
3.9
excellent
Release Date: 2019
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4.0 excellentTheSpirit CONTRIBUTOR | February 21st 19

Based on the tracks available, this album should be amazing. "Crimson Stars" is particularly
fantastic; the riffs have this majestic yet dark melodicism about them. It? gorgeous with a sense
tension, a pretty thrilling combo. It definitely has that DsO quality inherent to the
Icelandic scene but repurposed into something uplifting. There's really not much else to say at
this point other than I am super excited for the whole thing to come out.

Edit: Listened, and the rest of the album is amazing. Strikes an amazing balance between melody
and maelstrom.


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3.5 greatrobotore | March 7th 19

The album's good, but average seems a little out of control right now. There is just too many bands out there aping deathspell's sound that this one seems like it's gonna get lost in the shuffle. They are not imperial triumphant or even Svartidaui if you want to keep it icelandic. The chaos of the riffs feel like they are coming more from the amount of reverb, than the actual guitar work, and the melodies aren't catchy enough to stand out in any meaningful way, unlike Kaleikr's latst effort. It just feels so middle of the road from something that is trying so hard to be challenging. Sorry so make this mostly about negative when I really do like the album, I just don't want people to get the wrong impression from the scores

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4.5 superbTheNotrap | April 13th 19

There's music that explores new frontiers; music that explores diverse styles and influences, and there's simply good music, which expresses the feeling, energy and artistic value of a group of musicians at a certain moment in time. You don't have to be an Einstein to figure out where Hvisl Stjarnanna fits. Great album.

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