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You may be familiar with Les Acteurs de l’Ombre Productions, the excellent underground French label that hosts The Great Old Ones. But are you aware that this underground label went even further underground to run limited releases of emerging black metal bands under the production name Emanations? The French have a phrase for this sort of trveness that I probably did but definitely did not make up just now: tres bord. Don’t look up the translation, take my word for it, and listen to these new albums.


It takes a lot of integrity to commit to underground metal, and Les Acteurs de l’Ombre does it in style. A quick browsing of their Bandcamp page shows the sort of quality they put out; album after album of dark, heavy, and ponderous (aka French) black metal await your ears. They decided to push that integrity one step further by establishing Emanations, a sort of sub-label to host smaller outputs of physical and digital releases from emerging bands. Today they released four excellent albums by bands I had never heard of/can’t pronounce. Granted, this sort of release won’t garner these bands instant fame, but man all of these albums are excellent and they need to see the grim light of the moon (not the light of day, you poser).


Lifestream is the most raw one of the group. I wouldn’t call it lo-fi, but there’s a definite unpolished sound in their production that I really dig. Reverb laden vocals and a twisting, turning approach to structure seal the deal for me. The tape, CD, and digital version of Post Ecstatic Experience is available here.
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Occult Black Metal Zine

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Lifestream/Post Ecstatic Experience/Emanations/2015 Cassette Review

Lifestream are a band from France that plays an ethereal and mesmeric form of black metal and this is a review of their 2015 album "Post Ecstatic Experience" which was released by Emanations.

A very dark and atmospheric sounding drone starts off the album along with a mixture of clean playing and heavy riffs and a few seconds alter the music goes into more of a fast and raw black metal direction that utilizes blast beats and whispered vocals and you can also hear a small amount of growls in some parts of the songs.

Grim black metal screams can be heard quite a bit throughout the recording and the music also mixes the atmospheric and heavy parts together and the songs also bring in a great mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts along with some Norwegian influences being utilized at times and all of the musical instruments have a very powerful sound to them and some of the tracks are very long and epic in length and there is also a brief use of spoken word parts

Lifestream plays a style of black metal that is very modern, raw, melodic, atmospheric and epic sounding as well as demonstrating a great amount of talent and skill, the production sounds very powerful without taking away from the raw nature of the music while the lyrics cover dark, metaphysical and occult themes.

In my opinion Lifestream are a very great sounding ethereal and mesmeric black metal band an d if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this recording. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Lifeless Solace" "An Unfathomable Dereliction" and "Parasite Glory". 8 out of 10.
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Post Ecstatic Experience — дебютный альбом французской формации Lifestream. Как следует из официального пресс-релиза, группа представляет ethereal/mesmeric подвид black-metal. Что-то гипнотическое и атмосферное в Post Ecstatic Experience определенно есть. В этом плане Lifestream где-то очень отдаленно напоминает саунд норвежских, шведских, немецких проектов, которые появились на темном сегменте метал-сцены в середине 90-х.

Lifestream вращаются в тонких, хрупких оккультных материях. В Post Ecstatic Experience присутствует некий антагонизм – свет и тьма, обращение к солнцу и падение об скалы, метафизическое и земное, экстаз и гибель.

Интересный релиз с сильным философским подтекстом. 8/10
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When it comes to black metal, I find myself gravitating towards bands from France on a regular basis. The country has always had strong acts over the past two decades, but in recent years it seems like more and more have made their way across my desk that have truly impressed. Lifestream looks to be one of the latest, as their debut full length Post Ecstatic Experience provides a similar type of haunting atmosphere and ominous build-ups. Though they don’t quite reach that absolute top tier, even this early on the group is not that far off and seems more assured of what they want to accomplish with their craft than most.

The material on Post Ecstatic Experience falls somewhere between the type of denser, swirling black metal that is common from Sweden and France mixed with soaring atmospheric build-ups. Lifestream is able to strike a natural balance between aggressive riffing and melody without ever lessening the density of the material, instead allowing each layer to flow into the other. There are hints of synthesizers that are reminiscent of symphonic black metal of times, but it’s actually integrated quite well into the rest of the instrumentation and doesn’t come off as overly cheesy like so many of the others out there. With this combination of hypnotic, layered riffing and haunting melodies the instrumentalists stretch things out in an attempt to hit that peak level of tension and further pull listeners into their arrangements. There is plenty to explore over the seven tracks, though Lifestream seems to be at their best on the two longest pieces. Both “Two Faces” and “Parasite Glory” stretch beyond the ten minute mark and are able to provide the most stunning climaxes Post Ecstatic Experience has to offer. “Parasite Glory” in particular finds the group closing things out strong, as the mid-tempo melody that takes over about halfway in is breathtaking. With that being said, though the other tracks do have some standout riffs I’ve found myself continually gravitating towards these two songs more so than the entire effort, and there does seem to be some additional room left to further meld the entrancing melodies and more traditional abrasiveness of black metal.

Lifestream’s instrumentals may frequently transition between aggressive and melancholic ideas, but the vocals stay at the harsher end of the spectrum. The group’s lead singer has a scream that’s in the middle of the range, and he is able to hit both some low and high pitches over the course of the album. What works particularly well is that each word is stretched out in a way that lets the vocals build similarly to the instrumentals, and they expand with the atmosphere on each song. It helps that Post Ecstatic Experience has been recorded and mixed in a way that provides a good deal of separation between the two elements, and putting the vocals closer to the front allows them to have a commanding presence and add that extra bit of abrasion and grit to the album.

They may not quite hit that truly stunning combination of breathtaking atmosphere and intense destruction on every track, but the moments where Lifestream is able to reach that point makes them a band worth taking note of. Compared to many of the other black metal bands that have only been around for a few years, there’s already more depth to the songwriting and these guys seem to have a broader vision. If you’ve been looking for another black metal effort that’s capable of throwing you into a trance with its instrumentation Post Ecstatic Experience comes recommended, and hints at even greater things to come. I expect as Lifestream continues to diverge from some of the traditional genre elements and pushes the melodic experimentation further that they’ll truly come into their own, but this debut is still at a high enough level to generate plenty of attention.

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"Lifestream are a French Black Metal band and this is their début album.

Lifestream play their Black Metal in a dark and atmospheric style that recalls the Norwegian scene at its height, and Emperor in particular.

Well-written songs are powered by blast beats and bile. Twisted guitars and winding, atypical melodies are used frequently to create unexpected avenues of musical exploration.

Keyboards are used to add extra layers, but not overly so; they enhance the overall atmosphere of the songs without drawing needless attention to themselves.

The songs draw you in and enclose you in a shroud of darkness that you’re only too happy to be smothered by. This is an ambitious and atmospheric release from a promising new aspirant and Lifestream show that they have what it takes to play in the big leagues.

An album like this draws influence from the Norwegian style, as mentioned, but also contains enough quintessential elements of the French scene to be identifiable as such. Underground, occult and inscrutable; Lifestream have created an ambitious and impressive 53 minutes of supreme Black Metal art."
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Un premier album et déjŕ une sortie cassette, voilŕ qui n’est pas commun, męme dans l’un des rares styles musicaux actuels ŕ faire perdurer ce format. Lifestream est un groupe français qui a vu le jour en 2012 et enregistré Post Ecstatic Experience pendant l’été 2014. Avec l’aide d’Emanations, division du label Les Acteurs de l’Ombre Production spécialisée dans les groupes de black émergents, ce premier opus s’est donc incarné dans le support physique susmentionné, drapé de blanc et de rouille.

L’entrée en matičre s’avčre prometteuse quoique curieuse avec cet Introspective Maze trop long pour ętre une simple introduction. Clairement découpé en une premičre partie proche du doom et une seconde résolument black, sa structure laissait présager un titre plus long mais ses trois courtes minutes se terminent sur un goűt d’inachevé.

Un début déconcertant vite estompé par Lifeless Solace. D’abord pesant et cadencé, il ondoie ensuite sur la lascivité maladive de la guitare. Une sensualité corrompue qui contraste apparemment avec les paroles cérébrales et mystiques de l’opus. La chute étant cependant l’un des thčmes récurrents de Post Ecstatic Experience, cet aspect presque corporel de la musique trouve parfaitement sa place, sorte retour ŕ la bassesse terrestre aprčs avoir échoué ŕ s’élever.

Tantôt prépondérants, tantôt discrets, les chœurs sont utilisés avec une élégance remarquable sur ce morceau. Présents tout au long de l’album, ils peuvent laisser dubitatif et męme agacer lors de la premičre écoute. Pour ma part, j’ai d’abord cru ŕ une stratégie éculée pour créer un semblant d’atmosphčre occulte et une sensation oppressante assez primaire. Cependant, un second passage plus attentif met en exergue leurs nombreuses nuances. Sad Thoughts Overdose, titre dont la clarté contraste agréablement avec le reste de l’opus, les met aussi ŕ l’honneur en les laissant seuls ŕ officier vocalement.

Ils apportent ainsi une solennité religieuse ŕ une ambiance qui exerce un attrait indéniable culminant parfois jusqu’ŕ la transe musicale. Si tous les autres morceaux ont leurs atouts, ce sont néanmoins Two Faces et Parasite Glory qui nous prennent dans leurs rets sans possibilité de s’en échapper. Le premier commence de façon presque entraînante au regard de son prédécesseur, mais ce n’est que pour magnifier la puissante impression d’écroulement ŕ la fin d’une course effrénée qui s’arręterait brutalement ŕ la septičme minute aprčs un passage étonnamment épique, face sombre et épurée du symphonique, autour de la quatričme minute. Le second surprend d’abord avec ses riffs de guitare aigus plutôt heavy avant d’effectuer une transition patiente et fascinante vers un cheminement chargé d’un rayonnement spirituel presque aveuglant. Ce titre explique ŕ lui seul pourquoi l’adjectif « hypnotique » est souvent employé pour qualifier Post Ecstatic Experience.

Toutefois, cette volonté de captiver l’auditeur, de l’élever au-dessus des chemins de la pensée quotidienne, a parfois pour inconvénient de lorgner vers la redondance et la lourdeur. Une fin allégée ne rendrait Sad Thoughts Overdose que plus envoűtant, quant ŕ An Unfathomable Dereliction, une minute de moins lui siérait probablement mieux. Beyond the Seventh Heaven, qui lui succčde, parvient néanmoins ŕ installer une certaine tension non dénuée de majesté et Parasite Glory est sans doute le morceau le plus abouti du haut de ses dix minutes. Lifestream démontre ainsi une incontestable maîtrise des morceaux longs, męme s’il se laisse parfois emporter par son enthousiasme.

Le charme de Post Ecstatic Experience n’opčre pas complčtement mais il effleure un succčs total impressionnant pour un premier album. Lifestream fait montre d’un style déjŕ complexe et cohérent ŕ qui il ne manque que bien peu pour parvenir aux plus hautes nues.


Tracklist :
1. Introspective Maze
2. Lifeless Solace
3. Two Faces
4. Sad Thoughts Overdose
5. An Unfathomable Dereliction
6. Beyond the Seventh Heaven
7. Parasite Glory

Facebook : https://fr-fr.facebook.com/lifestreambdx

Bandcamp : https://ladlo.bandcamp.com/album/pos...tic-experience

Page Les Acteurs de l’Ombre Productions : http://www.lesacteursdelombre.net/pr.../?page_id=2683
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Dalším překrásným kouskem z dílny Les Acteurs de l’Ombre Productions je bezpochyby „kráska“ (rozumějte kazeta) od francouzských LIFESTREAM, jenž přicházejí se stejnou politikou jako stájoví kolegové AEZH MORVARC’H, čili jejich hudba pouze a jen na kazetě. „Post Ecstatic Experience“ navíc pro kapelu představuje absoltní debut, takže pokud jste o LIFESTREAM nikdy neslyšeli, můžete být rozhodně v klidu, přestože za oponou rozhodně nečekají úplně neznámá jména, vždyť oba hlavní protagonisté jsou nějaký ten pátek součástí deathmetalové stálice DEMENTED, bubeník John poté bubnuje ještě v Česku u poměrně známých OTARGOS. Ovšem LIFESTREAM? To je úplně jiná záležitost!

Jak už jsem v úvodu uvedl, kompletní materiál je zafixován v překrásně kolorované kazetě, jež ve své image doplňuje podobně ztvárněný obal, takže pokud dnes podzemní scéně (samozřejmě nikterak masivně) vládnou picture vinyly, tak třeba za nějaký ten pátek budou znovu v oblibě takto pojaté kazety, ostatně vydavatelská firmička Les Acteurs de l’Ombre Productions není rozhodně jediným subjektem, který se k tomuto historickému médiu upnul. Ale jo, je to krásné pokoukáníčko, ačkoliv mě osobně ještě více interesuje samotná hudební produkce, jejíž stylistika, i tím jak je vyprodukována, připomíná časy devadesátých let, nemluvě o zvuku, jehož (pravděpodobně) „prašivost“ mě poněkud zaskočila.

Předně tedy úvodní stopa „Introspective Maze“ je příšerným způsobem zahuhlaná a veškeré nástroje doslova a do písmene zanikají. Že by další analogově sejmutá nahrávka? Je to dost možné, neboť z LIFESTREAM cítím jistý punc opozičnosti vůči uměle vykalkulovaným nahrávkám, ovšem sám za sebe si nejsem zcela jist, jestli zrovna tohle je ta nejlepší cesta do hudební nirvány (podobné pocity mám např. z nahrávek GRAVELAND). Po první kompozici tedy řada pochybností, ovšem… od druhé položky se zčistajasna začínají dít věci nečekané, alespoň tedy s ohledem k první položce. Podzemní zvuk se „srovnal“, sice se stále nejedná o žádný luxus, ale pokud posluchač přistoupí na pravidla hry, nemusí se jednat až tak o nepřekonatelný problém.

To, co však chci sdělit, se ovšem slučuje především s hudební náplní, uhrančivém až okultním pojetí black metalu, bestiální atmosféře, kterou obklopují především majestátní klávesy, jež pulsují neuvěřitelnou silou a obrušují hrany kytarovému zvuku. Finálem všeho jsou však vskutku zdařilé hudební nápady, pravda, nikterak revoluční, ovšem ten feeling! Skoro by se dalo říci, že LIFESTREAM jsou jakousi zvláštní odrůdou kultovních SUMMONING, ovšem s tím rozdílem, že jejich produkce zní něco živelněji a mě osobně se zdá i o něco variabilnější. To je ale pochopitelně věc názoru. Každopádně tato kazeta obsahuje hned několik interesantních skvostů, přičemž mezi ty nejblyštivější řadím unikátní instrumentálku „Sad Thoughts Overdose“ s několika přesahy ke gotice a zapomenout nemohu ani na extravagatní kousek „Parasite Glory“, jenž celé album uzavírá.

„ Post Ecstatic Experience“ je značně rozporuplné dílo. Ve světě současného pojímání zvuku totiž nemá absolutně šanci na úspěch – teď je jen otázkou, jestli vůbec v tomto ohledu uspět chce. Těžko říci, jaký byl přesně záměr této nahrávky, jak moc se minul účinkem, případně jestli finální produkt je přesně to, po čem LIFESTREAM toužili. Já osobně se přiznávám, že s tím, jak je nahrávka pojatá, mám opravdu problém, zvláště pak i z toho důvodu, když slyším z jednotlivých kompozic obrovský potenciál, který se až tak úplně nepovedlo naplnit. Už asi nejsem úplně ten undergrounďák. „Post Ecstatic Experience“ ovšem nikterak nezatracuji, domnívám se, že i toto hudební pojetí si najde své fanoušky, vždyť aura celého nosiče je naprosto úchvatná. Pokud někdo z vás stále preferuje „hudební podzemí“ a touží po nějaké opravdové lahůdce v duchu devadesátých let, tento produkt je k mání v limitované edici sta kusů.

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Versus Mag (portugal)

LIFESTREAM
«Post Ecstatic Experience»
(Emanations)
Oriundos de frança, encontramos nestes «Lifestream» uma atmosfera negra e
melódica. Com uma boa produçăo, apresentam-nos um som cru, com algumas
influęncias do black metal nórdico. As músicas cheias de tecnicismo, blast beats,
e mudanças de tempo, complementadas com letras de base metafísica, debitadas
em alternâncias de vozes sussurradas, guturais e algumas simplesmente faladas
tornam este «Post Ecstatic Experience», uma boa proposta, e, especialmente para
os seguidores de um som mais purista, um álbum a năo perder.
[ 7.5 / 10 ] Hugo Melo
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The Toilet Ov Hell


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You may remember the coverage we did on Emanations, the sub label of French black metal label Les Acteurs de L’Ombre Productions. You may also remember the excellent album, Post Ecstatic Experience, from the band Lifestream. Offering a raw, heavy approach to black metal, this French quintet demonstrates a knack for pacing and delivery. It’s easy to lose yourself in the swirling, mid-range fullness and tasteful keyboard touches, but it’s just as easy to hang on to the nuance and depth displayed in the songwriting. Lifestream’s vocalist (identified as J) and bassist (identified as T) were kind enough to give me some insight to their creative process and mindset as a band.



I hate to start off with such a typical question, but many of our readers may not be familiar with Lifestream: can you tell us about the history of the band? Pictures of band members are always shadowy or obscured, do you prefer to keep names and identities out of the spotlight?

J : Lifestream is a French black metal project, started in 2012, by different members of the underground scene of Bordeaux. About our dark imagery; we prefer that people concentrated on our music and visuals instead of focus on musicians identities.

In a broad sense, where does Lifestream find inspiration? Other music, movies, books, philosophy, etc?

J : We all have different influences, some out of the metal scene. In my case, if the melody reaches me and makes me feel familiar emotions, no matter the kind of music, it’s fine. But more precisely, I would mention German, Norwegian and Swedish black metal scenes, rock music in a large sense, various soundtracks, but also cinema, myths and a lot of introspection, observation, and emotions.

T : Personally, I listen a lot of old Norwegian black metal and I think that is what inspired me the most for my bass lines. I’ve always been in the hardcore/crust scene too, and I like the challenge of mixing that kinds of riffs with something more mesmerizing. But when we are composing together, it’s a lot about the mood of the day, and feelings of each other. The best influence is the world and universe around us.

Narrowing that last question down a bit, can you tell us about the writing/creative process for the band? How do you turn that inspiration into a specific direction for your music, or how do one or two riffs grow into a whole song?

T : Guitar riffs are the base of a song most of the time. Then everyone works around it, trying different ideas.

J : In fact, it is rare for us to have a precise idea of a final song before its creation. Nevertheless, the album has an intentional unity.

France has a history of producing not only a ton of great black metal bands, but also a distinctive French black metal sound that each band has a unique interpretation of. With all that in mind, do you find it intimidating or inspirational to be in the middle of it all?

J : Neither one nor the other. I admit to not being fond of the French black metal scene, even if th1472037_247804588708951_280017129_nere are some bands that I really respect. This is not what inspires me. By the way, I don’t think Lifestream offer a black metal “ŕ la française”.

T : There are some bands that I really love in France, it’s a real prolific music in our country, but I’ve never look deeper in this scene to be inspired or intimidated by it. The label who released our tape, Les Acteurs De L’Ombre Production, only have French black metal bands that all are very invested and mature. It’s very encouraging for us.

Let’s talk about your fantastic new album, Post Ecstatic Experience. As one would expect, there is a somber darkness to the music and lyrics, but both seem to have a distant, subtle hopefulness at times. Is this duality intentional, or am I just hearing things?

J : Yes, you’re right, and I’m happy you noticed it! This duality is the essence of our music, and reflects particularly our album whose theme is the correlation between rapture and collapse. Some triumphant moments, others depressing or dark.

Very interesting. I can see that there is a lot to unfold with repeated listens. Can you tell us about the overall direction of Post Ecstatic Experience? Can you elaborate on those themes that shape the album as a whole?

T : The name of the album, Post Ecstatic Experience, is implicit. Through our music, we explore the different sides of the apex of an instant in the ecstasy, or in the pain. And then come the fall, which can have many approaches. You can find this concept in a lot of very different situations in life. Each song describes various ways of this contrast.

From a production standpoint, there is a very heavy focus on raw, full tones that really emphasize each note and chord. What was the recording process like, as well as the process for deciding on sounds?

T : I won’t hide that the mastering of the album was really hard. There are many tones and melodies that we wanted to highlight. We also work with samples that create a particular mood, the challenge was to homogenize all of this without deviating from our first ideas. But Nerik from the Darkened Studios worked hard and did a great job !

J : We retreated in countryside for one week to record the album. All was fixed, but we tried spontaneous ideas, and at last we kept some of them.

Who does your artwork?

J : The tape cover was made by our drummer, and the complete artwork by Rom from the label LADLO. There is a second artwork version for the CD format, which comes from an old italian engraving.


Perhaps more than any other sub genre, black metal has had a long history of competing ideologies, bitter opposition, and endless opinions. To you, what does it mean to be a black metal band in 2015? Along with that, what does it mean to exist in the underground?

J : Black Metal is a music born in blood and ashes, but it has evolved since its creation, and a lot of sub genres appeared, abandoning the aggressive side of primitive bands, musically and in mindset. Nowadays, there are a lot of bands which mix it with different styles and offer interesting results. I play Black Metal simply because it’s the most emotional metal style to my eyes, and in which I can express myself. Existing in the underground is being a part of it, to propose his own vision.

T : There are so many faces in this sub genre. The thing is, it’s just about the music. Lifestream handle existentialist and philosophical lyrics that should speak to everyone. Underground circles are really different now than when black metal was born, and there is many faces of the underground too. Being a part of this scene, is just believing in it, and support it each as his own level, each with his own competences.

When you guys aren’t in Lifestream mode, what do you do in your free time or in the real world?

T : We all have different occupations, and other bands. I personally play in a power violence band. Our drummer plays in two other metal projects as well.

What’s next for Lifestream? Are there plans for touring or regional support shows?

J : Lifestream just played a gig in Bordeaux at the end of May with The Great Old Ones, and we’ll play other shows in France which we’re working on, but no tour is planned for this year.

Thanks so much for your time! Any last thoughts?

T : Thank you for being so much interested in our project ! Thanks to all the people who support us.

J : Keep the grey flame alive!

Thanks for Lifestream for their time, and thanks to Les Acteurs de L’Ombre for investing in the black metal underground. Buy Post Ecstatic Experience here, and follow Lifestream on Facebook!
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Post Ecstatic Experience ( 2015 )
Si généralement le premier album d’une formation souffre de quelques imperfections, notamment liées ŕ la jeunesse du groupe et ŕ sa recherche d’identité, certains vous bluffent par leurs contenus. C’est le cas pour Lifestream et son Post Ecstatic Experience, qui pour une premičre réalisation, possčde déjŕ des bases solides et une forte personnalité.
Pour ses grands débuts Lifestream nous propose un album ŕ la fois lugubre et mélancolique, les titres sont longs, souvent découpés en plusieurs parties, alternant passages violents et plus aériens. D’influence trčs norvégienne, le Black Metal des Français n’est pas sans rappeler par moment les derničres œuvres de Mayhem aux travers du son et du chant, mais également dans une moindre mesure Emperor pour le côté hypnotique qu’apportent les nappes de claviers. Two Faces est un morceau absolument grandiose qui synthétise bien l’ambiance générale de Post Ecstatic Experience, il a du caractčre, transpire d’émotions, il vous plonge dans des méandres de tristesses notamment grâce a sa diversité et des vocaux tantôt plaintifs, tantôt agressifs. Résumer l’opus ŕ ce seul titre serait un peu dommage, Sad Thoughts Overdose est un peu dans la męme vaine, tout comme As Unfathomable Dereliction, mais peut-ętre moins impactant. Le meilleur a été réservé pour la fin, Parasite Glory est absolument merveilleux, 10 minutes qui clôt une expérience proche de l’ésotérisme et du mystique. Lifestream étonne par sa maîtrise et le travail réalisé sur les atmosphčres, celles-ci captivent sans difficultés l’auditeur chevronné et ce malgré la longueur des titres qui pour lui ne seront absolument pas un frein ŕ l’écoute. Notons également un artwork des plus réussis, en parfaite corrélation avec la musique, ainsi qu’une production et un mixage parfait.
L’aspect moins réjouissant est qu’une certaine redondance s’installe au fil de l’album, le néophyte décrochera probablement avant la fin des 53 minutes, le connaisseur lui, ne verra pas le temps passer tant il sera captivé.

Post Ecstatic Experience possčde bien des atouts qui font de lui un album qui frôle le sans faute dans la catégorie premičre réalisation, il est moderne et ambitieux, Emanations et Les Acteurs de l’Ombre Production ont eu le nez creux en intégrant Lifestream dans leur prometteuse écurie.

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