Just the Tip: April 14’s New Releases in Brief

It’s new release Tuesday—time for another edition of Just the Tip! Here are the new releases we’ll be discussing on the podcast this week!

April 14, 2015

Outre – Ghost Chants (Godz ov War / Third Eye Temple / Essential Purification)

outre - ghost chants album cover

Outre (or their labels) haven’t yet made this thing available in full on Bandcamp, and it doesn’t appear to be on U.S. Spotify either. We’ve got a promo, so we can discuss the whole thing, but you’ll have to make do with the third track from the album, “Chant 3 – The Fall” for now.

Árstíðir lífsins – Aldaföðr ok munka dróttinn (Ván)

arstidir lifsins aldafodr ok munka drottinn

Bladecatcher – Obverse (EEE Recordings)

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[full review]

We’ll also have written reviews of these and other new releases here on the site throughout the week, but for now, take a listen and check back later this week for our spoken thoughts in Episode 48!

Other New Releases of Note:

  • Akhlys – The Dreaming I (Debemur Morti) [full review]
  • Abyss – Heretical Anatomy (20 Buck Spin) [full review]
  • Bosse de Nage – All Fours (Profound Lore)
  • Ides of Gemini – Carthage / Strange Fruit EP (Magic Bullet)
  • Acid King – Middle of Nowhere, Center of Everywhere (Svart)
  • Nocternity – Harps of the Ancient Temples (Iron Bonehead)
  • Gallows – Desolation Sounds (Bridge Nine)

Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.

Weekend Recap: 3/15/2015 – 3/21/2015

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Coming at your guys later than usual this fine Sunday. Why? Because I finally rolled back into town from NYC and have consumed enough beers to start working again. I hope you guys have had a good week… I know it’s been a busy one for us. Let’s take a closer look, shall we?

Well, that will just about wrap up another week. Stay tuned for our thoughts on this past weekend’s Yob/Enslaved concert. I know there was no video review this week, but you’ll get our thoughts soon enough. Until then, catch you guys tomorrow.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”

– Corey

Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.

Interview: Outre’s Damian Igielski on the band’s new album, “Ghost Chants”

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Krakow natives Outre will release their debut full-length, “Ghost Chants,” on April 14

In late January, Polish black metal band Outre released “Chant 3 – The Fall”—a terrific, five-minute glimpse at their upcoming full-length, Ghost Chants. [Check out our review here] The song was impressive not just for its effortless melding of a wide range of styles, but also for the fact that the band had parted with vocalist Andrzej Nowak only a month prior and started recording anew with versatile guest vocalist Stawrogin. We’ll save the hyperbole for our formal review, but suffice it to say, it was an inspired substitution that paid dividends all throughout the album.

Ahead of Ghost Chants’ formal release next month, we put forth some questions to Outre guitarist and founder Damian Igielski on that last-minute swap, as well as some of the other key factors in the album’s development. Here’s what he had to say:

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Daily ‘Bang: Check out a new track from OUTRE


Well, this certainly was a nice break in the action at the day job. (Using the term “action” loosely, of course.)

In any case, ahead of their forthcoming full-length debut, Ghost Chants, Kraków, Poland-based blackened deathsters Outre released a new song from the album for streaming earlier this week. And was this thing ever captivating. Check out the terrific “Chant 3 – The Fall” after the jump.

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