Ølten – Mode (2015), Ambiance (2018)

Hello there! So yesterday as I was writing about the upcoming Norna record, I was struck by a certain name sounding familiar.

The drummer and one guitarist also work together in Swiss trio Ølten, and I quickly realized that band’s first and second full-length releases had already been on my to-do list of stuff I’ve especially enjoyed and intended to write about.

The first of these will soon be approaching its seventh birthday, while the other came out a little over three years ago, so it seems well a bit overdue for us to revisit these, don’t you think?

 

ØltenMode (Hummus Records, 06 April 2015)

 

ØltenAmbiance (Hummus Records, 02 November 2018)

 

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Norna – Star Is Way Way Is Eye; Abraham – Debris de Mondes Perdus (2022)

Good day, readers. Here to start off the week properly I’ve got a pair of albums that live somewhere in the vicinity of post-hardcore, both by Swiss bands (well, one of them is more of a Swiss-Swedish hybrid), and both of which are coming out very soon. Get ready!

 

NornaStar Is Way Way Is Eye (Vinter Records, 18 February 2022)

 

AbrahamDébris de Mondes Perdus (Pelagic Records, 25 February 2022)

 

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