JÄÄPORTIT

Kauan koskematon

1999

Icy frostbitten portals of the early years of Jääportit‘Kauan Koskematon’ is majestic yet mournful, a forever milestone in dungeon synth winter epic tradition of the 1990s’. Calm and tranquil yet bewitching and mesmerizing winter ambient.

 

Originally released as cassette tape in 1999.
Re-released as CD digipak in 2018.
Re-released as pro-tape in 2020.

 

All songs was composed and produced by Tuomas M. Mäkelä during the winter 1998-1999.
Mixed by Olli Niemitalo and Tuomas M. Mäkelä.
Original album cover art by Aslak Tolonen (Nest).

Kauan Koskematon tracklist

Title in Finnish Title in English
01. Askeleet valottomuuteen Treads To The Absence Of Light
02. Kauan koskematon Aeons Untouched
03. Unohdetut lumouksen unelmat Forgotten Dreams Of Enchantment
04. Kauas Far Away
05. Tulensinisen hohto Shining Of Fire Blue
06. Talvenkaltainen Winterlike
07. Hänen jäätävä katseensa Her Freezing Gaze
08. Kohtalon sinetti Seal Of Destiny

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Reviews and Comments

The rarefied atmospheres take the listener to a world where human coordinates are lost, in favour of a transfiguration towards purer and more ethereal forms of existence.
-Valerio, Crypta Nivis Webzine

 

The music is well played, well constructed and really sucks you into its depths.
– Solemn webzine

 

It consists of a beautiful arrangement of various synth sounds, creating a dark and depressing atmosphere, yet very beautiful.
– SkullFuck webzine

 

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