Halocraft is all about Greek cinematic post-rock and I confess, I wasn’t expecting great things when I picked up A Mother To Scare Away The Darkness.
Greece isn’t exactly renowned for rock or metal of any kind, and it’s been a long time since I heard anything out of that nation, but I think maybe, I’ve been missing a trick.
You see, this is one of the most polished instrumental albums that I’ve ever had the pleasure to listen to.
The opening, and title track, A Mother To Scare Away The Darkness feels almost like summer but in musical form, it’s light and joyous and a pleasure to behold.
For The Son You Could Not Save is an epic piece with a tinge of sadness, but never despair, and it just works so well.
The band say that they exist to create music that they love, that tells stories but without any political or social message – it’s meant to take you on a journey that you define.
And with A Mother To Scare Away The Darkness, they’ve succeeded admirably.
When the finishing track, Don’t Break The Loop arrived, we didn’t and immediately hit the repeat button.
If you’re looking for something unique, don’t miss Halocraft’s latest release.
You can grab a copy here.