nathema has release their latest album "Distant Satellites," following up their previous release Weather Systems in much the same format. Producer Christer-Andre Cederberg recorded and mixed the album at his studio in Oslo, featuring additional mixing by Steven Wilson on two of the tracks.
Arriving at their next destination, the album contains the three part "The Lost Song," along with the title track. Containing literally every element of music that Anathema has traversed, Distant Satellites represents this accomplished band returning to their roots while still moving forward with their signature sound.
I picked up the Digibook version with one CD and a DVD, which contains an LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround, and Dolby AC3 5.1 surround mix. Lovely atmospheric pictures change song to song, and hands down you'll want to listen to the surround mix. Compared to the LPCM stereo mix, the DTS surround is extremely wide and exudes a deep resonate...Read more