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V▲LH▲LL - Leaning On Shadows (2014)

Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2014 9:20 pm
by V▲LH▲LL
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Reposting this amazing news from our label Artoffact Records:
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V▲LH▲LL - "Leaning On Shadows" + "Shadows". CD, Cassette, Ambigram Patch.

Stockholm-based VALHALL is the creative outlet for two secretive electronic musicians who prefer to leave their identities unrevealed. The duo composes haunting, epic pieces with broad brush-strokes, influenced by witch house, neofolk, and industrial. Formed in 2012, the project was quickly tapped by Finland's Kuudes Aisti festival, where VALHALL shared the bill with The Haxan Cloak, Lydia Lunch, Light Asylum and many others, before taking the stage at 3 AM to a stunned crowd.

The debut CD for Artoffact Records, Leaning on Shadows, takes the project to new places. It is at once haunting and ominous, but also shines with an unexpected whiteness. It is in fact, a thing of beauty.

The limited fan version available exclusively from Storming the Base comes with a bonus cassette, entitled simply Shadows. The cassette contains two long semi-ambient pieces which rework elements of the album, as well as lyrics, poetry, and conversations related to the music on Leaning on Shadows. It is in many way a musical Shadow of the more complete work.

All orders of the limited edition also come with a large-sized embroidered VALHALL ambigram patch. Approximate size is 12 cm x 5 cm.
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The limited fan version only comes in 50 copies so go ahead and preorder it before they're gone, here:

http://www.stormingthebase.com/v-lh-ll- ... ram-patch/

We have poured everything we've got into this album and we really hope you will like it.

Re: V▲LH▲LL - "Leaning On Shadows" full album

Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 8:52 am
by iamthesunset
Damn, i get paid in a week. Hopefully they won't have sold out by then! Real stoked for this.

Was listening to your split with M‡яc△ll△ yesterday for the umpteenth time. Fucking love it.

Re: V▲LH▲LL - "Leaning On Shadows" full album

Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 3:03 pm
by V▲LH▲LL
iamthesunset wrote:Damn, i get paid in a week. Hopefully they won't have sold out by then! Real stoked for this.

Was listening to your split with M‡яc△ll△ yesterday for the umpteenth time. Fucking love it.
Thanks a lot! Glad to hear it. We'll keep our fingers crossed. :)

Re: V▲LH▲LL - "Leaning On Shadows" full album

Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 7:38 pm
by zin
Guys, will you have some of those packages for sale from your bandcamp shop?

Re: V▲LH▲LL - "Leaning On Shadows" full album

Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:47 pm
by V▲LH▲LL
zin wrote:Guys, will you have some of those packages for sale from your bandcamp shop?
Nah sorry. "The limited fan version available exclusively from Storming the Base". Not sure how much the shipping is from Canada to UK though...perhaps it's not that big a difference from Sweden->UK. We've sent some packages the other way (Swe->Can) and it was more or less the same as within Europe.

Re: V▲LH▲LL - "Leaning On Shadows" full album

Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 9:19 pm
by zin
Gotcha. Well will give it a try, hopefully they wont sell out before my next payday ;)

Re: V▲LH▲LL - "Leaning On Shadows" full album

Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:58 pm
by Mcll
We cannot amp this album enough. We were lucky enough to get a premaster version and we have been playing it non-stop. Some absolutely fine work here. A must-buy record.

Re: V▲LH▲LL - "Leaning On Shadows" full album

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 10:12 pm
by skvllparty
yoooooooooo this is so sick

Re: V▲LH▲LL - "Leaning On Shadows" full album

Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 8:49 pm
by V▲LH▲LL
Thank you everyone! We can't wait to bring you this. 2 months feels like a year. Here's a wee remix while u wait:

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQTZv_0kEkY

free download on SC:

https://soundcloud.com/vlhll/md0nn-fr0z ... x-by-vlhll

Re: V▲LH▲LL - "Leaning On Shadows" full album

Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:47 am
by V▲LH▲LL
ALBUM TEASER VIDEO

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VW7Gc36NQA4

Re: V▲LH▲LL - "Leaning On Shadows" full album

Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 12:43 pm
by V▲LH▲LL
Full album premiere stream on Electronic Beats now!

http://www.electronicbeats.net/en/radio ... n-shadows/

Please let us hear your thoughts on it.

Re: V▲LH▲LL - "Leaning On Shadows" full album

Posted: Thu Nov 27, 2014 12:02 am
by Mcll
Sooo effin good.

#1 on the BandCamp "Witchhouse" tagged albums too. Excellent.