27 Sept 2021

Carry's New Underground reviews Smote's Drommon

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On October 1, Rocket Recordings will release the album "Drommon", plus 2 tracks, as a limited edition LP on green and black splattered vinyl in a redesigned sleeve and as a digital download.

The 4-track album starts on side A with "Drommon (Part 1)", in which Smote performs a beautiful song with a not too fast tempo, which has a slightly hypnotic monotonous recurring rhythm, which after a few minutes transitions into an up-tempo piece of psychedelic music with a hypnotic recurring rhythm, where sitting still is not an option, to change in a quiet tempo shortly before the end and end.

This is followed by "Hauberk", a fantastic song, which starts off calmly and after a short while turns into a danceable mix of psychedelic music and folk and contains a recurring rhythm. (listen to this song via the bandcamp link below the review)

In "Poleyn", Smote allows me to enjoy a delightfully psychedelic song in a medium tempo, which contains strong influences of the music of an early Pink Floyd, with which the band takes me into higher spheres.

Finally, "Drommon (Part 2)", a great song with a fairly easy tempo and a recurring rhythm with mystical Eastern influences, which provides a hypnotic effect... 

Read the rest here: Carry's New Underground