Album Review: Villages ‘Procession Acts’

Villages Procession Acts
(Bathetic Records – March 31, 2015)
(Instrumental, Drone, Ambient)

Sometimes an album cover really does give some insight about what the music will deliver. Villages recent album Procession Acts displays what looks like a giant, lumbering beast emerging through the mist on its cover. There is a sense of both beauty and mystery in this image, and it perfectly fits the music on the album. Despite recording under a name that invites imagery of a collective, Villages is the work of one man, Ross Gentry. It makes sense that such a clearly realized and cohesive sound would be the result of a solo artist. Continue reading