With a genuine mordacity, and a sound that never seems generic, formulaic or homogeneous, they known how to engrave in each track graceful and peculiarly distinct features, while at the same time they compose a mosaic of songs coherently bound by a cohesive and stylistic musical diagram. With a revolving and dynamic sound, profoundly abrasive – but moderate on the context of its salutary principles, never excessive nor exaggerated –, the technical and creative authenticity of Aera is organic and genuine, with an epic dissonance that really enables them to be vigorously unique, displaying no fear in disrupting the ordinary boundaries of the genre, for the sake of its own experimental and successful visionary artistic expansion.
With a sound whose parameters are a virtuous and dispersive melodic and poetic dissonance, the strength of Aera’s style comes altogether in the vicinities of its almost immaculate originality, that captures mostly the essence of the genre, without confining its dissolute musical cohesiveness into a conjuncture of rhythmic delimitations. They developed a serious and sinister, but versatile musical style, that departs from the flexible intensity of exceedingly lucid and formidably conceived melodies.
Although they could have been more audacious in some specific passages, as a final result, The Craving Within is a very good, excellent album. Displaying an exceptional level of artistry, that highlights their amazingly proverbial musical potential, Aera has all the necessary qualities to be a major act in the underground scene. After all, 2019 – beginning with a record like this one – will definitely be an exceptionally splendid year!