Noesis are a solo project that plays an atmospheric form of ambient black metal and this is a review of his 2016 ep "Noctis Visio" which was released by Masked Dead Records.
A very distorted guitar sound along with ambient style synths start off the ep and after a few seconds melodic guitar leads and grim black metal screams which are mixed in the background are added onto the recording and the music starts getting more atmospheric along with nature sounds also being utilized briefly.
All of the musical instruments have a very powerful sound to them and acoustic guitars can be heard in certain sections of the recording and one of the tracks are all instrumental and when the music speeds up briefly a small amount of tremolo picking and programmed blast beats can be heard which gives the music more of a raw black metal feeling and the last track is very long and epic in length which also brings in a small amount of spoken word parts.
Noesis plays a style of black metal that goes for the more modern atmospheric and ambient style of the genre, the production sounds very dark and raw while the lyrics cover dark and depressive themes.
In my opinion Noesis are a very great sounding atmospheric and ambient black metal solo project and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this ep. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Noctis Visio" and "Last Prayer Of A Sad Spirit". 8 out of 10.