Obitus Vitae / Olfacit Mortis
Album: Olfacit Mortis   Collection:General
Artist:Obitus Vitae   Added:Jul 2014
Label:Cimmerian Shade Recordings  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2014-07-25 Pull Date: 2014-09-26 Charts: Loud
Week Ending: Aug 24 Aug 10
Airplays: 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Aug 21, 2014: Sounds of the Underworld
Umbraie Caeli
2. Aug 07, 2014: Sounds of the Underworld
Mors Insidit Me

Album Review
Dark Emperor
Reviewed 2014-07-18
One man Kvlt outfit from Spain delivers a pretty Ok album written, produced, recorded, mixed, mastered by the same dude and with lyrics by his girlfriend (so we think), because nothing is more trve kvlt than this. Regardless of these little things, the music is quite decent with some interesting ideas that make it sound original in comparison to the troves of dull Black Metal these days. Ignoring the fact that the programmed drums are terrible, the bleak atmosphere and cool keyboards make up for it. Recommended for people that like slower and less raw Black Metal, from bands like Limbonic Art, Tartaros, Mortis.

1. (4:48) Slow and painful tune with the perfect tempo changes and punishing vocals that makes it sound very creepy. 3 out of 5.
2. (5:42) Even slower to the point of being almost Doomy. The vocals have some funky production artifact, but are quite powerful. Keyboards really elevate this song. 3.5 out of 5.
3. (1:45) Interesting 'instrumental' track using sampled instruments that sets a very vampiric mood. This would sound 100 times better with an actual cello. 3.5 out of 5.
4. (3:12) Epic atmospheric keyboards and solid guitar work. Mostly instrumental and quite good. 4 out of 5.
5. (4:00) Retro atmospheric Black Metal, reminded us of the early days of Limbonic Art (minus the bad drumming). 4 out of 5.
6. (4:36) Solemn piano arrangements, very dark and moody. Kind of like Tartaros / Charmand Grimloch. 4 out of 5.
7. (6:40) Basic atmospheric elements, but sooooo good. Reminds me of back in the day when keyboards started to appear in music. 5 out of 5.
8. (2:25) Brutal, fast, fake sounding. I prefer his simpler and less kvlt onslaughts of rage. 1 out of 5.
9. (3:32) Back to the creepy atmospherics with weird vocals. Nothing scarier than listening to this at night and then walking into a 7 foot tall dude on a dark alley. 5 out of 5.

Recommended: 7, 9, 4,5

Track Listing
1. Olfacit Mortis   5. Anima Tenebrosa
2. Mors In His Palude   6. Abditorum
3. Scaevus   7. Misantropiae
4. Umbraie Caeli   8. Advenere
  9. Mors Insidit Me