THE MOTH GATHERER is a band of varying genres, centered around atmospheric doom, sludge and post metal. Their prolific approach includes electric musical stylings, along with traces of melodic post-rock.
The band commented on the new album: “We’ve put our very fabric into it. Its creation has been a path paved with distress and frustration; one that has left us totally exhausted. But all our effort shows in the music and we can now say that it was worth the turmoil. We’re extremely proud to present ‘Esoteric Oppression’ to you all. We hope you love it as much as we do”.
THE MOTH GATHERER emerged in 2008 on the initiative of Victor Wegebornand Alex Stjernfeldt, as a form of therapy to help them deal with loss. The name of the band is an allegory for finding hope; similarly to moths who are always searching for the light. Operating as a duo, they released a debut album “A Bright Celestial Light”in 2010. The recording showcased an attraction towards long and complex compositions, rich in content, and exposed thet band’s urge to channel emotions and difficult experiences into music. Their sound evolved on the second and last album, ‘The Earth Is The Sky’, from 2015, which took the songwriting to a whole new level, and have deepened the band’s subtle, yet significant electronic aesthetic. The music clearly