To years after the release of their stunning debut “Etter Lys”, French post metal experimentalists INGRINA are back with brand new opus “Siste Lys”, out November 27th on Medication Time Records, À Tant Rêver Du Roi, and Tokyo Jupiter Records! One of the new tracks, called “Now”, can be streamed below.
Propelled by two drummers, three guitars and overall ghostly vocals, Ingrina are the architects of an unstoppable maelstrom of post-metal, shoegaze and post-hardcore that invokes metaphysical concepts, geological and oceanic tales, and larger than life civilizational nightmares.
For fans of: cinematic and highly evocative soundscapes in the vein of Year Of No Light, Rosetta, Aussitôt Mort and Alcest.
“Ingrina is the name of a remembrance. A sensation of vital ecstasy that this civilization strives to make the living forget. It is also the name of an escape. The one rushing towards less hostile underworlds in which time itself is overtaken. Ingrina is the swaying experience of an unfinished yet longed-for desertion.”
Just like their debut record “Ether Lys” (2018), INGRINA’s sophomore album “Siste Lys” is based on a metaphorical tale of the geological and oceanic trials life forms go through, when faced with civilizational nightmares. It depicts the reappearance of the jailers, the walls and the bodies, from the turbulent swampy life forms, heckled by the waters. The vital movement is gradually fading away, as the light behind the walls disappears. Lives now lodge themselves in the ether of consciousness without being able to take on neither body nor matter. The intensity of the internal madness is equaled only by the absolute paralysis of the physical movement outside. The world is so frozen, the bones so solidified, that life takes refuge in the heart of a narrow and egotistical nothingness that only leads to insanity. “Siste Lys” tells the story of these lives trying to break the civilizational ice that imprisons them. To finally give substance to the ecstatic dreams, whose memory is already faltering.
“Siste Lys” was entirely recorded, mixed and mastered by the band amidst the pandemic. It will see a November 27th worldwide release on vinyl and digital through Medication Time Records and À Tant Rêver Du Roi, as well as on CD through Tokyo Jupiter Records (Japan only).