Sey Hollo

2013-06-05 19:13:16 UTC

Sey Hollo Kombinat:

Sweden has its musical highlights in the past, and I’m not referring to the group of 4 from the 70s and 80s! Ef and Cult of Luna to name but two are bands that are on the cutting edge of modern rock music, and have helped push Sweden from underneath the radar, to a veritable music haven. Sey Hollo is another Swedish project that has been around for a few years (since 2010), mingling on the edges of the instrumental rock scene, having put out 2 releases digitally by themselves. Kombinat is the new album, and a show of musical strength.

Fans of Sey Hollo will know how well the one man band intermingles vocal samples with dark and moody instrumentation. In an extremely experimental fashion, the music disregards classical boundaries and instrumentation, attempting to, and succeeding at making songs that possess their own completeness. Kombinat is no change to the previous releases, however the album as a whole is more coherent and much heavier than previously.

The album has 6 tracks, the shortest being approximately 5 minutes. The opener, Bunker of Bare Life, starts with a chugging wall of guitar, which is quickly joined by a rolling bass line, percussions and a screeching Post Rock guitar. The breaks, drops and signature changes are multiple, and the track sets the listener up for the rest of the album. I could write paragraphs on each individual track, that would however only ruin your pleasure on your first listen. Rest assured that the 6 track album covers heavier more metal sounds as well as the signature samples and classic Post Rock sounds and build ups. An album full of surprises, pushing the boundaries of Post Rock just that little bit further back. __[ [ Oxide-Tones ].

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[ BLURB ]. In this particular instance I'll start with the member(s) of the band, or shall I say member of the band, ( without the "S" ) and it's Sebastian Larsson on Guitars, Organs, Bass, Drums, Vocals and Everything else. It's really really hard to believe that a one man show can push as far as to create such an awesome, flawless and noisy atmosphere. As [ Sey Hollo ] return with “Kombinat”, his 03rd full-length album, initially set for the 31st of May 2013 the album marks an EPIC 45 minutes that defies the post-rock architectural and legacy with its bold opening "Bunker Of A Bare Life" to its outstanding closure "Jimmy's".

"Kombinat" is the result of SIX movements which is available through [ Oxide-Tones ] and will most likely be appearing on a number of directly-targeted underground music blogs. It's has been established a long time ago from various blogs and music sites owners that [ Sey Hollo ] is indeed an outstanding one man outfit, there's no doubt about that but what makes [ Sey Hollo ] so different is that it’s difficult to classify the alias as part of anything else other than the post-rock scene.

Sebastian Larsson aural content is vast and competent engaging electric landscape from a number of interlocking, bold riffing noises and frantic drum patterns, probably what other's might describe as a contrived effort to recreate [ pg.lost ], [ Caspian ] or [ God Is An Astronaut ] to a certain extent but with a different sense of melody or sound varieties. With its common usage of builds-up, crescendos, and repeat attempts at profundity and judiciousness [ Sey Hollo ] can easily be thrown in with the some of the most well known post-rock amasses. The one and only thing that set the band apart is a one man band and final outcome is indeed unbelievable.

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Sey Hollo - Kombinat Artist - Sey Hollo Album - Kombinat [ * * * * * ] Release Date - 2013 Genre - Instrumental, Post-rock [ BRILLIANT ] Tracklist 01 - Bunker Of Bare Life 02 - Haraka Haraka Haina Baraka 03 - Sey Hollo - Terroture 04 - Sey Hollo - Lusaka Funeral Association 05 - Sey Hollo - Crowds at the End of the World 06 - Sey Hollo - Jimmy's -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sey Hollo - Kombinat -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Sey Hollo Album - Growth Release Date - 2011 Genre - Instrumental, Experimental, Post-rock [ EXQUISITE POST-ROCK ] Tracklist 1. Eunoia 03:44 2. World Trade Center 06:53 3. Growth 09:42 4. Vita Si Chakula 05:59 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- STREAM + FREE DOWNLOAD Sey Hollo - Growth -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Sey Hollo Album - Sey Hollo [ * * * * * ] Release Date - 2010 Genre - Instrumental, Experimental, Post-rock [ EXQUISITE POST-ROCK ] Tracklist 1. Dependistas 08:19 2. Eighty Five Percent 04:29 3. Thank You Very Much 06:49 4. The Sleepy Taxpayer 06:50 5. Neo-Future (Let Them Wait) 05:30 6. A Toxic Toast To Broken Promises 10:39 7. B My Friend 4 Ever 05:14 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- STREAM + FREE DOWNLOAD Sey Hollo - Sey Hollo -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Neil On Impression | Maybeshewill | Strange Glue... | 2009 Top 50 | ...And Stars Collide -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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