Posts Tagged ‘ulver’

Ulver Announces Box Set Reissue Of Early Albums

October 24th, 2014
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Ulver announced that two box sets featuring all their early recordings will be released on November 18th.

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By Adriana Chavez Posted in News

SUNN O))) + Ulver – Terrestrials

February 6th, 2014
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The SUNN Also Rises

The dark lords of doom Sunn O))) team up with Norwegian genre-benders Ulver, whose 2013 release Messe I.X-VI.X was #2 in mxdwn’s Top 40 Albums of 2013. The resulting supergroup has graced their devout minions with a new slab of vinyl (and CD and DL), called Terrestrials. This surprisingly beautiful release was purportedly spawned during an all-night improvisational recording session that took place following Sunn O)))’s performance at the 2008 Øya festival in Norway. Then, it had to age for five and a half years to allow earthlings the time to develop the ability to appreciate the progressive brilliance that is this recording. Read more…

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Maryland Deathfest Announce 2014 Lineup Featuring Dark Angel, My Dying Bride, Ulver and More

December 14th, 2013
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Have you heard about MDF? And no, we’re not talking about the puny material of which your Ikea furniture is made of; Maryland Deathfest is America’s nonpareil metal festival which features the heaviest, spookiest and most extreme bands in the planet. Read more…

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LISTEN: Sunn O))) and Ulver Preview New Song “Eternal Return”

December 10th, 2013
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Seattle’s Sunn O))) and Norway’s Ulver are sharing the first material from their collaboration in the form of a sample of the composition “Eternal Return.”
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Sunn O))) and Ulver Announce Collaborative Album Terrestrials For February 2014 Release

November 18th, 2013
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Members of Norwegian black metal group Ulver and Seattle-based drone metal outfit Sunn O))) last worked together ten years ago, on a track for the latter’s box set WHITEbox. They’ve now reunited for the three-track recording Terrestials, due out February 2014 via Southern Lord Records.
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By Nicci Boots Posted in News , ,

Ulver – Messe I.X-VI.X

October 10th, 2013
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Emotionally Intelligent, Icy

A journey is expressed in this album, a wayward trek through Ulver’s native land of ice and snow. Ever changing and constantly growing, Ulver has hung in there over the years to come back with a symphonic EP. This album is haunting and infectious, absolutely beautiful and complex with a clear emotional intelligence. Messe I.X-VI.X is a must-have album. Dare we go as far as call it a masterpiece? We dare.
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By Birdie Garcia Posted in High Fidelity, Reviews

Ulver – Childhood’s End

June 9th, 2012


The Past Comes Alive

What sort of band starts by playing melodic black metal, segues into symphonic-avant-garde-electro-hip-hop-anything, and finally ends up with an album of 1960’s psychedelic rock covers? “No such band exists” would be the logical answer, but it would also be wrong. One group, Norway’s own Ulver, has achieved such a feat with the release of their newest LP, Childhood’s End, a collection of obscure covers from obscure bands that somehow melds with Ulver’s own unique sound perfectly. Read more…

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