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This demo is the equivalent of a series of pictures, and it could be described as the musical counterpart of Shinya Tsukamoto's films. The sound of the band has its influences from bands like Sunn O))), but it manages to go even further by improving and adding to the genre. The sound of a trombone is a good addition, which actually warms the dark and cold atmosphere of the album.

I can't really describe the sound of the demo in words; just go to their web page at http://www.myspace.com/robedot and listen to what they have to offer.

[edit by admin.: He's right, it's far from easy to describe despite being so simplistic. Perhaps tossing in the names of Svetlana and The Fall of the Grey-Winged One might yield some more clues... Then again, perhaps not... Tough nut that one.]

Reviewer's rating: Unrated

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Tracklist :
1. Winter
2. Doubt
3. Cinder
4. Crosscarmellose
5. Detached
6. Wither

Duration : Approx. 24 minutes

Visit the Robe. bandpage.

Reviewed on 07-11-2007 by Dimitris Plastiras
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