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Endless Summer of Cousin Silas

Endless Summer of Cousin Silas

„Cousin Silas grew a beard, drew another flask of weird.“ – King Crimson: Happy Family Cousin Silas has been creating extraordinarily beautiful ambient music since 2001, drawing inspiration as much from the work of J. G. Ballard and H. P. Lovecraft as from Brian Eno or Michael Brooks. Favorite track: Endless Summer The Sound of Silas (waag_CDr001) by Cousin...

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Black Wings of Cthulhu: Tales of Lovecraftian Horror

Black Wings of Cthulhu: Tales of Lovecraftian Horror

Great S. T. Joshi has become the editor of collected Lovecraftian tales entitled Black Wings of Cthulhu: Tales of Lovecraftian Horror [Paperback]. From the depths of R’lyeh come twenty-one brand-new, utterly terrifying, and thoroughly entertaining short stories of horror and the macabre! Taking their inspiration from works by Lovecraft himself, prominent writers such as Caitlin R. Kiernan, Brian Stableford, Ramsey Campbell, Michael...

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A review from Spirit of Metal Webzine (February 19, 2007)

Musterion is made up by Simon AA Kölle of Sweden. He is known from before for his efforts in the band Za Frûmi. The Black Lodge is really one in a kind! I must say that I never really get scared in films. Horror never does anything for me…In fact it usually ends up being funny. However, I can say that the only time in my life that I have ever been scared while watching a film happened when I was a kid. When I listened to Musterion...

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A review from Gothtronic (September, 2006)

Imagine being locked inside the black lodge … „A place of murder, dreams, mystery, darkness, ancient machines, old memories and horror“ … Yes, you will feel yourself captured in the dreamworld of literary giants as H. P. Lovecraft and William S. Burroughs as well as visual visionaries like David Lynch. Musterion is Simon AA Kölle, partner of Simon Heath in the project Za Frûmi. As for now reasonably unknown names,...

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A review from Maelstrom Zine (April, 2006)

It’s a fact: dark ambient and doom bands love H. P. Lovecraft. He’s certainly THE writer to draw inspiration from when writing an album in that genre. Musterion is one of the few bands to really achieve making that influence come out in the sound without making it stupidly obvious or cheesy, as opposed to the millions of bands using it as a marketing stunt. Variety is the keyword for The Black Lodge. It incorporates elements...

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