L Mina Lilith Review





Vasco Duarte (guitar/vocals),
Sergio Pratas da Costa (guitar),
Filipe Homem Fonseca (bass) and
Catarina da Silva Henriques are
LÂMINA a four piece
Portuguese band from
Lisbon specialising in lysergic laced stoner/hard rock grooves edged in doom and psych all of which can be heard on the bands debut album ”
Lilith


LÂMINA‘s
“Lilith” melds together aspects of late 60’s psychedelic rock with those of the more fuzz orientated stoner/hard rock grooves of the 00’s, wrapping them in swathes of swirling lysergic guitar colouring and shoegaze-ish vocal melodies underpinned by shifting rhythmic textures and patterns.

It is hard , while listening to the seven songs that make up ”
Lilith“, not to be reminded in places of those, now sadly defunct, pioneers of the “new psych sound”
Quest For Fire but where
LÂMINA differ from those
Canadian purveyors of swirling lysergic groove is in the harder edged, subtly shaded doom and stoner/hard rock bluster these
Portuguese musicians bring to the table. Songs like opener ”
Cold Blood” and ”
Big Black Angel” plough a similar furrow to
Quest For Fire, strident fuzz drenched grooves replete with wah drenched guitar solo’s and deliciously addictive vocal melodies, but it is as we near the albums centre that things start to take on a darker hue. ”
Evil Rising” begins this descent into edginess by jamming a slightly upbeat proto-doom groove, its slightly
Sabbath-esque refrain perfectly paving the way for the albums epic centrepiece ”
Maze” a twenty minute opus taking in elements of doom and psych as well as dipping its toes into the waters of both space and post-rock texturing and atmospherics..”
Psychodevil” and ”
Education For Death” briefly lift the listener into
Sabbath territory again, albeit with a psychedelic. acid laced twist, before once again diving headlong into the abyss with the schizophrenic and menacing ”
In The Warmth of Lilith” a low, slow doom laden lament, filled with achingly beautiful guitar colouring and mournful vocal meters, that closes the album.

Mesmeric and infectious ”
Lilith” is fuzz drenched tome taking the listener on a journey from heady psychedelic brightness into the depths of dank doomy darkness, a trip well worth taking.

Check it out ….

© 2017 Frazer Jones






Vasco Duarte (guitar/vocals),
Sergio Pratas da Costa (guitar),
Filipe Homem Fonseca (bass) and
Catarina da Silva Henriques are
LÂMINA a four piece
Portuguese band from
Lisbon specialising in lysergic laced stoner/hard rock grooves edged in doom and psych all of which can be heard on the bands debut album ”
Lilith


LÂMINA‘s
“Lilith” melds together aspects of late 60’s psychedelic rock with those of the more fuzz orientated stoner/hard rock grooves of the 00’s, wrapping them in swathes of swirling lysergic guitar colouring and shoegaze-ish vocal melodies underpinned by shifting rhythmic textures and patterns.

It is hard , while listening to the seven songs that make up ”
Lilith“, not to be reminded in places of those, now sadly defunct, pioneers of the “new psych sound”
Quest For Fire but where
LÂMINA differ from those
Canadian purveyors of swirling lysergic groove is in the harder edged, subtly shaded doom and stoner/hard rock bluster these
Portuguese musicians bring to the table. Songs like opener ”
Cold Blood” and ”
Big Black Angel” plough a similar furrow to
Quest For Fire, strident fuzz drenched grooves replete with wah drenched guitar solo’s and deliciously addictive vocal melodies, but it is as we near the albums centre that things start to take on a darker hue. ”
Evil Rising” begins this descent into edginess by jamming a slightly upbeat proto-doom groove, its slightly
Sabbath-esque refrain perfectly paving the way for the albums epic centrepiece ”
Maze” a twenty minute opus taking in elements of doom and psych as well as dipping its toes into the waters of both space and post-rock texturing and atmospherics..”
Psychodevil” and ”
Education For Death” briefly lift the listener into
Sabbath territory again, albeit with a psychedelic. acid laced twist, before once again diving headlong into the abyss with the schizophrenic and menacing ”
In The Warmth of Lilith” a low, slow doom laden lament, filled with achingly beautiful guitar colouring and mournful vocal meters, that closes the album.

Mesmeric and infectious ”
Lilith” is fuzz drenched tome taking the listener on a journey from heady psychedelic brightness into the depths of dank doomy darkness, a trip well worth taking.

Check it out ….

© 2017 Frazer Jones




Vasco Duarte (guitar/vocals),
Sergio Pratas da Costa (guitar),
Filipe Homem Fonseca (bass) and
Catarina da Silva Henriques are
LÂMINA a four piece
Portuguese band from
Lisbon specialising in lysergic laced stoner/hard rock grooves edged in doom and psych all of which can be heard on the bands debut album ”
Lilith


LÂMINA‘s
“Lilith” melds together aspects of late 60’s psychedelic rock with those of the more fuzz orientated stoner/hard rock grooves of the 00’s, wrapping them in swathes of swirling lysergic guitar colouring and shoegaze-ish vocal melodies underpinned by shifting rhythmic textures and patterns.

It is hard , while listening to the seven songs that make up ”
Lilith“, not to be reminded in places of those, now sadly defunct, pioneers of the “new psych sound”
Quest For Fire but where
LÂMINA differ from those
Canadian purveyors of swirling lysergic groove is in the harder edged, subtly shaded doom and stoner/hard rock bluster these
Portuguese musicians bring to the table. Songs like opener ”
Cold Blood” and ”
Big Black Angel” plough a similar furrow to
Quest For Fire, strident fuzz drenched grooves replete with wah drenched guitar solo’s and deliciously addictive vocal melodies, but it is as we near the albums centre that things start to take on a darker hue. ”
Evil Rising” begins this descent into edginess by jamming a slightly upbeat proto-doom groove, its slightly
Sabbath-esque refrain perfectly paving the way for the albums epic centrepiece ”
Maze” a twenty minute opus taking in elements of doom and psych as well as dipping its toes into the waters of both space and post-rock texturing and atmospherics..”
Psychodevil” and ”
Education For Death” briefly lift the listener into
Sabbath territory again, albeit with a psychedelic. acid laced twist, before once again diving headlong into the abyss with the schizophrenic and menacing ”
In The Warmth of Lilith” a low, slow doom laden lament, filled with achingly beautiful guitar colouring and mournful vocal meters, that closes the album.

Mesmeric and infectious ”
Lilith” is fuzz drenched tome taking the listener on a journey from heady psychedelic brightness into the depths of dank doomy darkness, a trip well worth taking.

Check it out ….

© 2017 Frazer Jones



Vasco Duarte (guitar/vocals),
Sergio Pratas da Costa (guitar),
Filipe Homem Fonseca (bass) and
Catarina da Silva Henriques are
LÂMINA a four piece
Portuguese band from
Lisbon specialising in lysergic laced stoner/hard rock grooves edged in doom and psych all of which can be heard on the bands debut album ”
Lilith


LÂMINA‘s
“Lilith” melds together aspects of late 60’s psychedelic rock with those of the more fuzz orientated stoner/hard rock grooves of the 00’s, wrapping them in swathes of swirling lysergic guitar colouring and shoegaze-ish vocal melodies underpinned by shifting rhythmic textures and patterns.

It is hard , while listening to the seven songs that make up ”
Lilith“, not to be reminded in places of those, now sadly defunct, pioneers of the “new psych sound”
Quest For Fire but where
LÂMINA differ from those
Canadian purveyors of swirling lysergic groove is in the harder edged, subtly shaded doom and stoner/hard rock bluster these
Portuguese musicians bring to the table. Songs like opener ”
Cold Blood” and ”
Big Black Angel” plough a similar furrow to
Quest For Fire, strident fuzz drenched grooves replete with wah drenched guitar solo’s and deliciously addictive vocal melodies, but it is as we near the albums centre that things start to take on a darker hue. ”
Evil Rising” begins this descent into edginess by jamming a slightly upbeat proto-doom groove, its slightly
Sabbath-esque refrain perfectly paving the way for the albums epic centrepiece ”
Maze” a twenty minute opus taking in elements of doom and psych as well as dipping its toes into the waters of both space and post-rock texturing and atmospherics..”
Psychodevil” and ”
Education For Death” briefly lift the listener into
Sabbath territory again, albeit with a psychedelic. acid laced twist, before once again diving headlong into the abyss with the schizophrenic and menacing ”
In The Warmth of Lilith” a low, slow doom laden lament, filled with achingly beautiful guitar colouring and mournful vocal meters, that closes the album.

Mesmeric and infectious ”
Lilith” is fuzz drenched tome taking the listener on a journey from heady psychedelic brightness into the depths of dank doomy darkness, a trip well worth taking.

Check it out ….

© 2017 Frazer Jones



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Source: Desert Psychlist