Presented in a limited edition self produced CD package, Nomadic Rituals aim to fuse a strong visual aesthetic with an utterly heavy soundtrack.
Featuring 8 'larger' format art cards and CD held within a clear 7-inch poly sleeve. Combining individual hand screened prints with modern 4-colour digital printing. Artwork and design by Craig Carson and Peter Hunter. All produced by Nomadic Rituals.
1. From Nothing (09:02)
2. Expansion (07:51)
3. Far from the Sun (08:47)
4. Watching the Cycles (11:50)
5. Narrowing of the Light (07:55)
6. Face Down in the Sea of Oblivion (14:29)
Concept and music by Nomadic Rituals
Craig Carson - Bass/Vocals/Noises
Peter Hunter - Guitar/Vocals/Noises
Mark Smyth - Drums/Sample Noises
Recorded and Mixed by Niall Doran at Start Together Studios
Mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege
"This music makes me want to burn down my neighborhood and wallow in the remaining sludgy aftermath."
"Make no mistake, this is highly evocative music. Through the use of space between the instruments, sound effects (both sampled and reproduced) and titles, the band conjure up a world of barrenness and despondency, where evil lurks throughout the hearts of the people and the only escape is to aim for the stars."
"...maybe I'm making this all up now, it's quite possible I've been unwittingly submerged into the message of Marking the Day through overexposure and allowing my mind to wander along their suggested themes. It does that."
"The ground feels like it is opening up beneath your feet and destined to drag you below. Ages pass with little in the way of life. All that exits is the earth shaking tones created."
"Occasionally as you listen to this album, rather than sounding like music, it’s like you’re experiencing a force of nature. Somehow, Nomadic Rituals have managed to channel this raw power into six frighteningly competent songs. Listening to Marking the Day is like listening to a slowly building thunderstorm of biblical proportions."
Release date: 17/02/17
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