The first “Stockings Bloody Stockings” appeared in August 2010 on Italian based label Scorze Records, this second part appeared in mid November 2010. And unlike a lot of sequels this actually managers to better the original release. The first SBS featured two tracks- one great bass and static subtone wall that neared the forty minute mark, and a second less successful bass juddering track that came in at the thirty five minute mark. SBS part II offers up just one great unrelenting track of walled matter which is body pinningly brutal through-out and it’s damn moorish too.
The ‘walls’ built around a very rapid bass juddering that’s circled and surrounded by a crisp 'n' crusty static jitter. These two elements are relentlessly forced into each other in a wonderfully intense and out side world silencing manner- so the listeners feels like there been endless battered and brutalized by the thick and unbreakable eye of the storm. There is no real movement or shift with-in the 'walls' extreme and battering textures- from time to time one element may sound more battering or seared than the other, but I think this is just a sign of what a great ‘wall’ this than any real textural shift.
So “Stockings Bloody Stockings part II” is another highly intense, brutally thick and unrelenting slice of wallmaking from this highly prolific act. It’s no real departure from much of the projects other work, but this is certainly a damn fine example of what this project does best brutal, nasty and often moorish walled noise. If you already a fan of DBC I’m sure you have this already, but if you’re a newbie to the projects violent and grim charms then “Stockings Bloody Stockings part II” is a great place to start!
by Roger Batty