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Digital release: Lanthanein – "Lágrimas" (2016), gothic / sympho

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Tags: LanthaneinLágrimasgothicsymphosymphonicneoclassicalmoontearsepiphanynocturnal
"Lágrimas" - this is the first full-length album of a project from Argentina after EP "Nocturnálgica". The full album contains six new tracks, all 4 track from EP in a slightly modified version and the acoustic version of one song. On this album you will hear gothic music of highest class - leading varied female vocals that range from gentle whispers to opera singing in combination with male voices as clean and extreme, choirs, wonderful orchestral arrangements, cold sound of the keys, the combination as softer acoustic musical canvases, characteristic for neoclassical, medieval music and neofolk with more heavy guitars, mostly mid-tempo sometimes slightly faster than mid-tempo, characteristic for gothic rock and metal with some elements of gothic doom. Beautiful lyrics in Spanish language not devoid of the influence of gothic and fantastic literature tells us about the classic struggle between good and evil, philosophy and the vicissitudes of the human being, the spiritual suffering and self-discovery. This album leaves great listening experience and strong feelings which is difficult to understand because of its solemn atmosphere contains is both dark and light faces. If you like high-quality and interesting music and listen and love Theatre of Tragedy origins, Lacrimosa, Aeternitas, Tristitia, Avrigus, Sopor Aeternus - you should definitely get acquainted with this work! Also don't forget please - see the new video from project for the song "Nocturnálgica"! The release of the album "Lágrimas" on CD it is expected in the future!
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Toda la música y letras escritas por Lanthanein.
Grabado, mezclado y editado por Matías Takaya en AV Recording Studio, Córdoba Argentina.
Realización artística y coordinación general: Lanthanein.
Producción: AV Recording Studio y Lanthanein.
Concepto, diseño de tapa y tipografía: Lanthanein.
Arte de Tapa: Giovanna Victoria
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All music and lyrics written by Lanthanein.
Recorded, mixed and edited by Matías Takaya in AV Recording Studio, Cordoba Argentina.
Artistic achievement and overall coordination: Lanthanein.
Production: AV Studio Recording and Lanthanein.
Concept, cover design and typography: Lanthanein.
Cover Art: Giovanna Victoria

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Voz Femenina y Coros: Marilí Portorrico
Guturales: A.N.XIIIU.X
Guitarras y Bajo: A.N.XIIIU.X
Sopranos y Contraltos: Ailén Ceballos, Hilén Blesio
Tenores: Ramiro Morales, A.N.XIIIU.X
Bajos: Guillermo Apfelbaum
Orquestación, arreglos y programación: Lanthanein.
Arreglos Corales y Dirección: Marilí Portorrico
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Female Voice and Choirs: Marilí Portorrico
Guttural: A.N.XIIIU.X
Guitars and Bass: A.N.XIIIU.X
Sopranos and Altos: Ailén Ceballos, Hilen Blesio
Tenors: Ramiro Morales, A.N.XIIIU.X
Bass: Guillermo Apfelbaum
Orchestration, Arrangements and Programming: Lanthanein.
Choral Arrangements and Direction: Marilí Portorrico

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Tracklist:

01. Lacrimosa et Gementem
02. Vestigios (Vestiges)
03. Lanthanein
04. Lágrimas de Luna (Moontears)
05. Epifanía (Epiphany)
06. A Orillas del Silencio (At the Shores of Silence)
07. Auraluna
08. Nocturnálgica (Nocturnalgic)
09. Lux Perpetua
10. Ceremonia del Alma Dormida (Ceremony of the Soul Asleep)
11. A Orillas del Silencio (At the Shores of Silence) (Acústico / Acoustic Version)

Total: 49:56

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New release: Lauxnos - "The Last Pier" (2015, CD), post rock / post metal / atmospheric post black

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Tags: LauxnosThe_Last_Pierpost_rockpost_metalpost_blackatmosphericoceansailorsmoonhopesea
New release: Lauxnos - "The Last Pier" (2015, CD)
post rock / post metal / atmospheric post black, Russia

"The culmination of life...the end is not easy but this is just the beginning of life..."

"The Last Pier" it's a conceptual continuation of the previous album "My Dead Ocean" which tells about how the main character of the story, tired of the hypocrisy and the frailty of life, left the human realm and went to meet the horizon, towards to destiny that awaits him amid the waters of the boundless ocean, towards to mystery that hidden from man.

The lyrical component of the album is endowed with philosophical meaning and worthy of a separate literary works, texts written and performed on Russian language by two voices - pure and extreme. Stylistically the album was made at the intersection of post rock and post metal with elements of post black. Exceedingly handsome and airy instrumental compositions and fragments alternate with more rigid and disturbing music material but not a bit less touching, interesting and memorable. The atmosphere that creates the album - cold and lovely, light and heavy at the same time, the voltage builds up, then goes down, what remains is the uncertainty depressing and exciting waiting very plausible and far from the lightest end, however through the development of the album, on the other hand, passes light theme about extreme hope that helping to overcome any adversity!

Tracklist:

1. Morning at the Sea
2. Dolphin's Tale
3. Winds of Hope I (The Ending Calm)
4. Winds of Hope II (Meeting the Fate)
5. The Oncoming Storm
6. Gale Force 9
7. In Prayer to the Gods
8. My Last Pier
9. The Last Contemplation of the Moon
10. The Secret of Three Corners (bonus track)

Total: 68:31


Band:

Katharos - all music, lyrics, instruments, extreme vocals (K.M., Frost Flame, Six Realms of Existence, ex-Emptiness Soul, ex-The Happiness Cage)

Guest:

Rain Prahlada - clean vocals (Nidra, Deny the Future Day, Chernaya Rechka, Prahlada Luna)

Recording, mixing, mastering - No Life Records

Album design - Vladimir Prokofiev (Paint-It-Black-Design, In Tenebriz)


Already published the first reviews of the album "The Last Pier":


and interview with Katharos:


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