The Cloud of Forgetting is a cloud of bliss: it is a forgetting of both past and future, as we are drawn into an eternal now that secludes us from worry.
Hadewych’s playlist, featuring 2Pac, The Bedroom Witch, Cauldron, DJ iTunes, FrankJavCee, Miss Information, URSA, and WINDOWS NASHVILLE ’96.
Μηλινόη’s playlist, featuring Æsthetics of a loss, Deschain, Evoken, Kyrkogård, Mavradoxa / Deafest, Neraterræ, Obsequiae, Sanguinary Trance, Sarcófago, and Void Ritual.
Ἀρέθουσα’s playlist, featuring Agitated Radio Pilot, Andrew Weathers, Dreyt Nien, Dronny Darko & Apollonius, Festa de Iemanjá, Helena Windgale, Mount Shrine, The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices feat. Lisa Gerrard, and valyri.
The Sea of Potentials is an ode to the unknown, and to embracing the unknown as it lurks just beyond the border of our perception.
voidassembly_progenitrix_v∞’s playlist, featuring Alpha DreamDrift X, A Year in the Country, FOUDRE!, John Coltrane, Keith Jarrett, QUAL, and Sidewalks and Skeletons.
Hadewych’s playlist, featuring Breathers, Dissociate: 解離, erythritol, Jungle Brothers, Little Mac Tonight, Noname, Sonnig 991, V/A - Native North America, and Vinyl Dial.
This album has the power to calm me, the way precious few things have in this tumultuous period of my life. It transports me to its own world, but more importantly, it manages to channel some of its serenity back into our world, which is more valuable still.
Hypnagogia is Evoken’s most relevant record since Antithesis of Light, and proof that bands can reinvent themselves in subtle ways over the course of a quarter of a century.