Mirai are a solo project from Germany that plays a very raw form of black metal and this is a review of his 2020 ep "Makkura" which was released by Dominance Of Darkness Records.
Tragic sounding keyboards start off the ep before going into more of a heavier and melodic musical direction. When the music speeds up a great amount of blast beats and tremolo picking can be heard which also gives the music more of a raw feeling and the vocals are mostly grim yet high pitched black metal screams.
Throughout the recording you can also hear a decent mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts while the music also adds in a good mixture of both old school and modern influences. Touches of thrash metal can also be heard in some of the riffing along with the vocals also adding in more a deeper and shouting approach at times as well as the second tracks also introducing clean playing onto the recording, when guitar leads are utilized they are also done in a very melodic style.
Mirai plays a style of black emtal that is very raw, melodic and traditional sounding. The production sounds very dark and raw while the lyrics are written in German and cover death, times, dreams and emotion themes.
In my opinion Mirai are a very great sounding raw and melodic black metal solo project and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this ep. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Unschud" and "Sag mir". 8 out of 10.