Guide to ambient styles

guide to ambient styles

Cryochamber article about Dark Ambient Styles

Dark Ambient is quite the diverse genre of music. Within the realms of dark ambient we have heard enormous variation in sounds and styles. These styles have slowly taken form over the roughly three decades of dark ambient. Yet, each style always seems to have the distinct characteristics of dark ambient. So to start with, what exactly is dark ambient?

Nyarlathotep Mythos

Nyarlathotep Mythos

Cryochamber article about Nyarlathotep Mythos

Nyarlathotep, the crawling chaos, first descended upon humanity through the H.P. Lovecraft prose poem named Nyarlathotep. He came during a time not so different from our own. It was a season of political and social upheaval. Mankind felt as if the world was at a breaking point, but no one wanted to speak of this. Seasons grew hotter. Our faith in the known gods faltered. The timing was ripe for the arrival of Nyarlathotep.