The Night Watch

by The Night Watch

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The Night Watch’s first recorded testament is an ambitious instrumental adventure through a wide range of genres. Blending influences from styles such as Folk Metal, Black Metal, Doom Metal, Progressive Metal, Post Metal, Post Rock, Jazz, Swing, Neofolk and Classical, The Night Watch aims to embrace these dynamic possibilities with a spirit of exploration akin to the Progressive Rock bands of the 1970s

Press

"Along with last year’s breakthrough instrumental band Scale the Summit, The Night Watch is a band to pay attention to...On their self-titled debut, The Night Watch only leaves the question of what they will do for an encore because debut albums don’t come any better than what The Night Watch just produced." - Metal Psalter

"If you are at all excited at the prospect of a sensationally composed progressive metal album in which vocals are replaced with violins to an effect that is uplifting and mournful in equal measure, then do not sit on this one, for 'tis the shit!" - Zero Tolerance

"Grafting together elements of soaring classical, acoustic black metal, vibrant neo-folk and even doom, their self-titled debut creates a lush, cinematic soundscape." - Exclaim!

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released 23 April 2013

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Written and Performed by The Night Watch

Evan Runge - Violin
Matt Cowan - Fretless Bass
Daniel Mollema - Drums, Percussion
Nathanaël Larochette - Guitars, Wurlitzer

Additional Sounds:
Simon Larochette - Pedal Steel, Ebow, Percussion

Recorded in London, ON, 2009-2012
Engineered and Mixed by Simon Larochette
Produced by Simon and Nathanaël Larochette
Mastered by Siegfried Meier at Beach Road Studios
Artwork by Michael Berubé - Layout by Andrew James

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The Night Watch is a four-piece Instrumental band from Ottawa, ON who blend a wealth of emotional and musical influences into dynamic cinematic soundscapes

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