One of the murkiest, most foreboding excursions on the label so far - Vardøgr is the debut long player from the Dublin trio Dentistry.
The word vardøgr is a Norwegian term defined as a premonitory sound or sight of a person before they arrive...
This trio has done well to exercise restraint, to suggest rather than to show. In using this technique, they imitate the best directors, who create tension without resorting to shock... - Richard Allen - A Closer Listen
This is a wonderful album. It reminds me of Tetsu Inoue/Charles-Uzzell-Edwards/Daimon Beail - Audio. There is something really engaging about skilfully melding raw field recordings with drone-style electronics as on this album. Highly recommended! No favourite track. Rinchen Choesang
Forgotten samples from a bygone era found a new life in the hands of Sustainer.
Sometimes light-hearted, sometimes melancholic, but always full of that old school Romanticism reflected in sepia shades, we can feel the dust slowly lifted from these sound loops humming a last time before meeting the end of their physical time, but reaching a new immortality in the collages of Medicina.
Stephan Mathieu's mastering, an other experimented explorer of these sonic territories, just makes it sublime. Dotflac