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Mattia (Abstracter)

SPB: In my opinion Abstracter has adopted a more and more bleak sound over time. Do you perceive the development of Abstracter in the same way? What influences this development? 

Mattia: It is undeniable that the sound has gotten bleaker. This was the band's fate all along in some way. We just needed the right people in the lineup and sharpen the right weapons over time to make it happen and those people finally came along after some trial and error. Abstracter is a band with multiple different influences coming into play all at the same time and sometimes some overpower other ones.

It has always been like that, but now finally most of our influences have a voice and can express themselves. It's an ever-changing thing. We have a "problem" with repeating ourselves or beating the same path so we always shift and try out something new. In the first album His Hero is Gone and Jesu were dominant influences, in the second one Godflesh and Amebix and Corrupted had more a role in helping us find our sound there, and in this one Celtic Frost, Triptykon, Khanate, Blut Aus Nord, and Sutekh Hexen came to play their role in the mix, along with all the older influences still very relevant as well. Who knows, what will lead us next and where....

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Words by Dennis on Dec. 3, 2018, 11:11 a.m.

Mattia (Abstracter)

SPB: In my opinion Abstracter has adopted a more and more bleak sound over time. Do you perceive the development of Abstracter in the same way? What influences this development? 

Mattia: It is undeniable that the sound has gotten bleaker. This was the band's fate all along in some way. We just needed the right people in the lineup and sharpen the right w

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