Review: Drown – Subaqueous

“Man, no one has sounded the depths of your being; O Sea, no person knows your most hidden riches, So zealously do you keep your secrets!” Subaqueous, the second album from Markov Soroka’s one-man funeral doom project Drown, finds our Ukrainian hero delving further into the deep in search of sorrowful, crushing oceanic pressure. Like the genre as a whole, it won’t hold everyone’s attention. But for those willing to plumb its depths, the rewards are great. The album is a step up in every way from his 2014 debut, Unsleep. In musicianship, songwriting, and production, Soroka has improved significantly … Continue reading Review: Drown – Subaqueous