By principal, I should’ve liked Skáphe from the start. Psychedelic black metal claustrophobia is all in my wheelhouse, but it baffled me for months and demanded a closer listen to truly let it stick. It stuck.
"The music on Kosmískur Hryllingur easily sounds like it could be the soundtrack for a mesmerizing ritual in the Icelandic wilderness, one in which the participant ingests heavy amounts of a mind altering substance and slowly morphs from human to beast in the ensuing trip."
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