The Visit – Through Darkness Into Light (2015)

Author: Gay For Gary Oldman

Artist: The Visit

Album: Through Darkness Into Light

Label: Independent

 

Raphael Weinroth-Browne, perhaps best known for his neofolk/dark folk project Musk Ox with Nathanaël Larochette (acoustic guitar guest for Agalloch), teams up with extraordinary vocalist Heather Sita Black for a record which is as sombre as it is energetic. As virtuosso as it is restrained. As atmospheric as it is punctuating. It’s one cello and a voice. This is not metal, but fans of metallic-minded neofolk and neoclassical in the vein of Vali, Musk Ox, Neun Welten, Rodriguo Y Gabriela and the Primordial-led Season of Mist neofolk compilation (One and All, Together, For Home) may be interested. Continue reading