Nahab – Nahab (2015)

Author: Dave

Band: Nahab

Album: Nahab

Label: Independent

Nahab are a trio from Kentucky that have recently released their eponymous full-length debut. The album begins with “Azathoth Rising” and features a voiceover of the introduction to Lovecraft’s Azathoth. The voice sounds like it was lifted from a radio show from the nineteen forties. As the man speaks in his perfectly stoic yet slightly grainy voice, a steady drumbeat on the toms plods along. A background of choatic playing and howling wind slowly builds in volume and eventually overtakes him. Though this first track doesn’t sound much like the rest of the album, it’s an excellent starting point, as chaos and Lovecraftian themes are what Nahab excel at. Continue reading