Innerwoud is not an excessively trained classical musician but he has had some experience in a band named Zura Zaj. Influenced by Canadian and Icelandic composers and some African cultures, he explores the warm sounds of the double bass, much like Jo Quail does for instance. The result is stunningly beautiful, mysterious, gloomy and soothing. In four tracks, he provides a good overview of his capabilities.
The album opens with 'Dar', a slow moving piece of music, driving on deep, immersive drones that continuously seems to evolve and grow. Yet, these drones sounds quite different from most acts in this genre, obviously helped by the vintage sound of the double bass. 'Nachtkus' takes on a similar approach and in that aspect perhaps is my favorite song on this album. Title track 'Mirre' adds a sense of tempo and some strange vocals to the whole.
Closer 'Sterveling' combines all of the above into a huge, mysterious track that touches something deep within, something wild and primitive perhaps. I've been listening to this album several times now. In fact, it has been playing constantly in the past three hours and it never ceases to impress me how deeply emotional music can become. So yes, this is definitely a highly recommended album, not only for drone fans but for everyone. This is something you have to listen to before you die.