MINIVIEW: Vale of Forgotten Sounds Dark Ambient, Drone Sij Sij's "Vale of Forgotten Sounds" contained nine tracks of sweeping dark ambient tracks that were as charming as they were blissful when it first released. However, while it was well received, I would guess that many people felt that there needed to be more physical copies of the album considering there were originally only 12 copies of it. That limited edition copy also contained four more tracks purely exclusive to the CD. But now Reverse Alignment has eagerly accepted SiJ into their ranks, and has provided a re-relase of "Vale of Forgotten Sounds". The re-release has been bolstered in number (this time there are fifty copies instead of twelve), and all thirteen tracks are available both physically and digitally. And, yes, the album is still as good as it was when it first released, but it has gone through no remasters, or anything of the sort. It's still the same exact album, just with more physical copies added, and nothing else.While I loved the original a lot, this re-release really isn't the best, as it contains nothing new to actually make it worth your money. But, the music is still great, so there's that.  350
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Sij - MINIVIEW: Vale of Forgotten Sounds

6.0
"Alright"
N/A
Electroracle
Spotify
Released 2015 by Reverse Alignment
Sij's "Vale of Forgotten Sounds" contained nine tracks of sweeping dark ambient tracks that were as charming as they were blissful when it first released. However, while it was well received, I would guess that many people felt that there needed to be more physical copies of the album considering there were originally only 12 copies of it. That limited edition copy also contained four more tracks purely exclusive to the CD. But now Reverse Alignment has eagerly accepted SiJ into their ranks, and has provided a re-relase of "Vale of Forgotten Sounds". 

The re-release has been bolstered in number (this time there are fifty copies instead of twelve), and all thirteen tracks are available both physically and digitally. And, yes, the album is still as good as it was when it first released, but it has gone through no remasters, or anything of the sort. It's still the same exact album, just with more physical copies added, and nothing else.

While I loved the original a lot, this re-release really isn't the best, as it contains nothing new to actually make it worth your money. But, the music is still great, so there's that. 
Sep 10 2015

Steven Gullotta

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I've been writing for Brutal Resonance since November of 2012 and now serve as the editor-in-chief. I love the dark electronic underground and usually have too much to listen to at once but I love it. I am also an editor at Aggressive Deprivation, a digital/physical magazine since March of 2016. I support the scene as much as I can from my humble laptop.

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