Rainbows in the Dark: Llyn Y Cwn — “Dinorwic”

Earlier this year I decided I wanted to use the Rainbows platform to branch out of my comfort zone, so I tried dipping my toe in ambient waters, much to my pleasure (read about it here, if you want).  This time, feeling slightly more confident that I know what I’m talking about, I’m back with another Coldspring artist and some more interesting mood setting ambience, this time courtesy of Llyn Y Cwn and the dark ambient naturescapes they’ve crafted on Dinorwic.  This is Rainbows in the Dark, bringing you the best of all things non-metal and metal adjacent. Continue reading

Rainbows in the Dark: Colossloth — “Plague Alone”

Oh hey, didn’t see you there.  We took a week away from the nonmetal side of things, hope you didn’t miss us too much.  To make up for it, I subjected myself to another album that breaks new ground for me.  While I am somewhat versed in the poppier side of electronic music, drone acts like England’s Colossloth rarely cross my radar.  Still, something in my gut told me I should give Plague Alone a shot, and I’m never one to distrust my guts.  This is Rainbows in the Dark, featuring the best of all things non-metal and metal adjacent. Continue reading