Album Review: DIMWIND - Slow Wave Violence (2021)
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Jonas Eriksson (drums) and Andreas Hansen (strings, keys) have been playing music together for over twenty years. Nevertheless, it took until 2019 till they finally founded the band DIMWIND. Knowing each other for such a long time, both as persons and as musicians, is a foundation Jonas and Andreas can build something monumental on. In May 2021, the time has come for DIMWIND to release their first work "Slow Wave Violence". Title and cover artwork might already give you an idea of what to expect from the album.
The soundscapes on this seven-track instrumental release are cold. DIMWIND musick freezing storms over the Northern oceans, the rough waves that clash against a rocky Scandinavian shore, and the melacholic and yet impressive majesty of an iceberg floating in the water around the Arctic Circle.
Brachial riffs and dynamic rhythms alternate with atmospheric passages as the dark harmonies of "Slow Wave Violence" create intense soundscapes. DIMWIND's debut album is an autochthonous and hypnotizing Progressive Post Rock album for fans of Russian Circles, or Noorvik. Embrace the beauty of low temperatures and the intangible force of nature.