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G. W. Hill

The Music of Erich Zann (Digital Single)

Review by Jason Hillenburg

The track is a pulsing swirl of ambient sound. Hill's voice, when heard, rises out of the noise like a survivor of some great struggle, his words distorted, straining against the sound but never attaining clarity.

This review is available in book format (hardcover and paperback) in Music Street Journal: 2012  Volume 5 at

Track by Track Review
The Music of Erich Zann
Despite the stripped down structure, the soundscape, taken as a whole, does an excellent job of capturing some of the foreboding mystery surrounding the best of Lovecraft's fiction. This is an intelligent piece and, obviously, a labor of love.

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(Editor's Note: The G.W. Hill who created this music is the same G.W. (Gary) Hill who runs Music Street Journal and is editing this piece. I asked for an unbiased review and will run it as unbiased . Also, Music Street Journal is set up for the allocation of albums, not singles - particularly not one-song singles. So, in the instances, like this one, where we've covered single song releases, we've had to make some adaptations for formatting. In the case of this one, just imagine both track review and overall review reading as one set of copy. )
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