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Black-Metal-Gone Synthpop Group Ulver Hit American Shores—For the First Time


Photo by Elisa Catozzi

When Ulver began in 1993, they were part of a small legion of Norwegian black metal bands whose brutal music was upstaged by their brutal extracurricular activities. But unlike many of their peers, Ulver steered clear of church burnings and homicide; instead, they turned their energies inward, relentlessly reinventing themselves and amassing a catalog that includes everything from drone experiments to ambient masterpieces, film soundtracks to progressive rock concept records.

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This Week’s Essential Releases: Actress, Ulver, Braxton Cook & More

Seven Essential

Welcome to Seven Essential Releases, our weekly roundup of the best music on Bandcamp. Each week, we’ll recommend six new albums, plus pick an older LP from the stacks that you may have missed.

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