Thursday, 29 March 2012

Ufomammut - Oro: Opus Primum review

Ufomammut – Oro: Opus Primum

Formed in Northern Italy in 1999 and consisting of Poia on guitar and effects, Vita on drums and Urlo on bass, vocal and synthesiser, Ufomammut have shared the stage with bands as diverse as Baroness, Down, Motorpsycho and Orange Goblin. “Oro: Primus Primum” has a cinematic quality that is somehow reminiscent of the soundtrack to a film that would be an unsettling experience to watch alone.

‘Empireum’ is gently paced, and holds the attention with electronic waves of sound and consistent, almost tribal drumming. The momentum is never lost or insecure as the tension builds over the 13 minutes. The guitar appears deceptively and builds upon itself until the track itself is crushed under the weight of doomed vocal and wholesome clamour....

Read the full review at This Is Not A Scene

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