To begin with, we should make it clear that whatever is written here on the ideas proposed in Le Besoin d’Impossible by Marie Cachet are the sole interpretation in the understanding of this reader. French is not my strong suit, though it is manageable in writing, and though Cachet’s propositions are set forth in a very
Tag: Varg Vikernes
A worthwhile commentary on this puzzling album would entail a discussion of the mystery of Baldr’s death, it is possible to appreciate this album purely on its musical numinosity. It would not be inaccurate to say that this is one of the most powerful, pure and clear statements by Burzum; second in that sense only
A healing, Latent power Irradiating cold Through spacious corridors Shown in magickal runes. He, who Alone hears The whispers From the undivided numinosity Presences the kosmos. Unhindered by abstractions He moves between worlds, Recognizes Odin within himself And jests with Loke. To Varg Vikernes.
Burzum The Ways of Yore has, in the two years which have elapsed since its publication, received a very odd mixture of reactions. It has either been completely shunned as the work of a madman writing nonsensical empty music, or intuited to be a work of deep spirituality by those attuned to the simple and balanced
The present book is, as the title suggests, a series of reflections and afterthoughts regarding the ancient and original European traditions now generally denominated as “paganism” (a word used by the Christian world to refer to anything different in a derogatory manner). The study of European traditions is taken up and explored by Vikernes, not
Mayhem occupy a very interesting position in the history of black metal that merits discussion and requires clarification on its own. And the present work, De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas is only accessory to this discussion, for its quality, though stout and certainly outstanding, is eclipsed by the fame attained by the band members as artificially-inflated personas.