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Soil & Eclipse: Necromancy

  1. Necromancy
  2. False Prophet
  3. Plastic Chair
  4. Rejoice
  5. Nocturn
  6. Adoramuste
  7. The Light
  8. Shroud of Turin
  9. Fields of Stone
  10. Seraphim
  11. Fields of Stone (Razed in Black Remix)

Apart from the inevitable Depeche Mode comparisons, Soil & Eclipse are a refreshing new addition to the male Ethereal Gothic genre. "Necromancy" is the Hawaiian trio's debut album and it shows an unusual degree of maturity for such a young act. All of the instrumentation and vocal work are flawlessly produced and executed. Musically the album ranges from several upbeat tunes suitable for club play to an equivalent number of melancholy pieces just perfect for radio. The album consists of entirely electronic arrangement without a single guitar, although a bass is utilized on several tracks. Most of the electronic instrumentation are textured keyboard patches with a minimal amount of sequenced percussion. This is definitely music that lends itself to being played almost totally live. In conclusion, both Goth and Darkwave freaks will definitely enjoy this album as well as fans of Synth-pop and dark ambient vocal composition.

Soil & Eclipse are: Jay Tye, G.W. Childs & Chris Heartgrove

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981 Aileen St
Oakland, CA 94608


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