Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Much news! Huldrekall - River - Cloudling

Soooo it appears that i havn't posted in quite some time. Things have been busy around here this last year and I guess I've neglected my internet presence even more then usual.... oh well!

So the Huldrekall/Spektral Hatchery split came out. 1 track each from both bands of some seriously high quality material. I personally believe that the Huldrekall track is our strongest song to date, but give it a listen on bandcamp and you be the judge. Tapes are available through the bandcamp page or through oldschool email, just hit me up and let me know what you'd like and where you're at and ill send you a total including shipping.

In more recent news, Huldrekall played the Cascadian Yule festival last month. The fest went over very well and was a great experience per usual. We have 2 shows coming up soon, the first will be on 2/4 at the Oldschool Pizzeria with Cyberplasm and Carrion Bloom (ill post a flyer when one appears)

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The 2nd will be the following night at Cryptatropa with Striations, Human Agony and Meth Goat. Both shows should be brutal as fuck, come out if you can!

In other news, I am pleased to announce that i will be soon entering into the studio to record a full length with my new project titled Cloudling. The album will be 6 tracks of ethereal synths and majestic acoustics, similer in some ways to my work with River but considerably more ambient. I will post more info soon.

I suppose while on the topic of River, after 6 years of silence, we have finally finished recording our new album. We are now in the mixing process and i will post a prerelease track once its available.

Much more news to come, hopefully much sooner then later...

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Nidstang and Huldrekall News

John over at occultblackmetalzine blog just recently posted a Nidstang review and interview.you can check out the review HERE and the interview HERE.

In other news, Production has started on a split tape between Huldrekall and Spektral Hatchery. The recordings are both about a year old and feature that last recording made by Spektral Hatchery before they disbanded. Hopefully should have the tapes by the beginning of August.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Nidstang, Mourning Cloak and Thirst For Light oh my

After seemingly forever the new Nidstang album is finally complete! You can check it out HERE. This album has a much heavier sound to it due to it being recorded in a more legit studio and not just by me in my bedroom. Musically and lyrically it may be even a bit more extreme, it was written and recorded in the heart of winter when i was going through a particularly bad bout of depression and i think it comes through. The last track is also a strange reinterpretation of a classic Ildjarn track from the mid 90's. Tape comes on pro-dubbed and inlayed silver cassettes with shimmery cardstock Jcard and is limited to 100 copies. Contact me at einsamkristall@gmail.com to attain copies.

Nidstang will be playing one of very few shows as a live incarnation on Thursday July 5th at Cryptatropa with one of my favorite bands, ICESWORD! fucking love those guys. will be a great show and a very rre opportunity to see Nidstang in a live setting.

Secondly Ive been playing 2nd drums in With the End in Mind, an atmospheric BM band also from Olympia and we will be playing shows on monday the 25th at Thirst For Light and the following night, Tuesday the 26th at the Crypt here in Oly. 

I will be at TFL for most of the weekend and will have all of my currently available releases with me as well as my cassette and possibly vinyl distros. If you're there you should at least come say hi!

Lastly I would like to announce a new dark ambient solo project I've started titled Mourning Cloak. I've been working on some new material and should be recording an album sometime this summer. For now, I will be performing a collaborative set with Hariwa Heron (Micheal from Alda/River/Ekstasis..etc) at Dog Farm on Friday June 29th along with locals Serak and amazing touring band a Whisper Wakes the Wolves. Hit me up if you need the address or directions.

Friday, March 23, 2018

HuldrekAlda + New Nidstang

well hot damn, its been a minute! This winter has been fucking rough but acording to the calendar its over!

Its pretty late in announcing but Tomorrow will see the triumphant return of Huldrekall! We will be playing 3/24/18 at the Crypt in Oly with Vouna, Forest of Grey and our dear friends Alda. Show starts right at 9 and were playing first. I found this photo of all of us in Chico from our tour together a few years back and liked it so much i figured id post it. Much thanks to Sesar for taking pictures at our show and for being a rad dude in general.

In other news, I have recently completed the mixing for a new Nidstang full length! Im hoping to have the cassettes by the begining of may and will post some tracks on bandcamp and more info soon. 

Friday, August 18, 2017

New Zelosis Tape Now Available

So it's been a hectic Summer so far! After a bit of time off from doing label stuff I present today the new full length by Zelosis, Whitethorn CA's premier crust/prog/black metal band. I really don't even know how to best describe these guy's music so check it out HERE. It's totally awesome, Sometimes its got an older Neurosis feeling, sometimes it's a little more like mid 90's Enslaved, other times it just does whatever the hell it wants. All in all a very original and refreshing release. Zelosis also features Webi of Waul of the Weald and Sangre de Muerdago renown and if you were interested in WOTW but also enjoy metal I would highly recommend checking out this new release. They will be on tour all the way across the US starting at the end of August so check their Facebook page to see if they're playing near you!

In other news I've been playing drums with a new band in Olympia called Hoarder. The music style is very much focused towards hardcore with a lot of late-80's youth crew and early 00's fastcore type influence. We just finished recording a new 10 song cassette that will be self-released in early september and will be playing a handful of shows down the coast next month as well. The dates so far are planned as:

9/12 - Olympia, WA
9/13 - Seattle, WA
9/14 - Salem/Eugene, OR
9/15 - Oakland, CA
9/16 - San Francisco, CA
9/17 - Portland, OR

Ill post more info as it gets ironed out.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Distro Update!

So i decided to throw together a blog page for the stuff that im distroing. On it you will find an up to date list of what i have available currently. you can access the page at einsamkeitdistro.blogspot.com . lemme know if you have any other questions or comments! 

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

MORE Huldrekall and Nidstang news

Ive set up tape pre-orders for the Nidstang tape as well as the new Huldrekall album "What Else Will Fade?" through the Einsamkeit Bandcamp page . The tapes for both albums will start shipping on 3/22/17, you can order through bandcamp or per usual by sending me an email with what you would like and where you are located! I will post pictures and more info once the tapes get here.