“Drum and dulcimer-driven eco-terrorist black metal.” That’s certainly one way to describe Botanist, the one-man avant-garde project from Bay Area multi-instrumentalist Otrebor.

This latest track in the Botanist saga, titled “Stargazer,” will be making an appearance on the sixth upcoming release, IV: Flora, when it drops a couple of weeks into August. Hat tip to our friends at Tiny Mix Tapes for hosting the premiere of this incredibly haunting and beautiful track.

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The ominous tones of the dulcimer coupled with the thumping drums echoing the spirits of shoegaze and the cushioning synths creating a massive wave of euphoria. Blissful.

IV: Flora ships on August 19th. The LP and CD are available now for pre-order.



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