Oliver “Shiny” Blakemore

Nine Treasures

Nine Treasures

I think that they had it slightly off in Close Encounters of the Third Kind. I think that mathematics-turned-into-sound might be the universal language, but I don’t think it’ll be some generic, dull synthpop when it happens.

No, I’m fair convinced that the universal music will be metal.

Sounds weird, sure, but…well, I’ve been exploring. I explore a lot. And metal fair skyrockets out of all worlds, far as I can discover.

These dudes are from Inner Mongolia, and all things Mongolian included in this example of wrecking fit into the wrecking like quiet waiting till the storms break.

I don’t know much about the traditional instruments of Inner Mongolia, but I do know that there are a lot of instruments unusual western music featured in this album, and it feels like they’ve been in metal since the gods of metal walked out of the storms at world’s birth. I don’t understand Mongolian, but the shapes of the words insinuate into the music like the wrinkles on your hand.

So…yes. Mongolian.

Not sure what language I’ll try for next. Probably Spanish, or Italian, but I might try for an actual Swedish-language album.

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