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The latest release of the American band would be this and it would also be output number two in the year 2010. Again, seven tracks appear on it and the overall length shows a striking resemblance, too. It should not surprise further, when also the music itself follows a similar direction as in the output discussed above: but let us start with the general description again.
Well, the music is noisy, has black metal screams, comes at times with a voluminous sound and a drum-computer (later also normal drums seem to appear; Glory at Hand), whose programming shows the obvious and all too common flaws. Young Eagle opens with a thunderstorm and music in style of Gräfenstein or Setherial. No neat opening, no small introduction … a barrage of riffs is unleashed upon the listener and the tempo heads for that of an ICE. Even though this tendency is not kept as a main concept on this album, Jute Gyte like to return to it again and again. So, while one facet is rather fast and aggressive, the other one is much calmer and comes with a more in variety.
Melodic might be a proper description for these and the tempo as well as the style is then reduced to a minimum. It is a counter-point to what was discussed above. Acoustic and ambient interludes or breaks – whatever you might want to call it – provide the listener with a different set of emotions. The band does even take it so far as to compose music that is so calm and inoffensive – What a Bird Bore Away Over the Deep Ocean – that one might describe it as something on the other side of the spectrum; when you use the black metal parts as the other extreme.
When you take a look at the lyrics, then something odd or interesting – depends on certain preferences on the side of the listener – might unravel themselves. Unlike a lot of other black metal bands, here the idea behind the texts is something different; this would be true for both releases. No satanic clichés appear here and also no call to arms in order to fight Christianity. Mysticism of a peculiar kind is the red line which binds those two releases somehow together; even though the actual content is not connected. Philosophical in style and with references to Hegel for instance, this American band wants to step out of the shadow of the ordinary approach, which has been done to death. Memories on Satyricon and the metaphorical language in the texts are evoked and Jute Gyte wants you to listen and to read, wants you take some time and to figure out the meaning behind it all. Some examples will make this clear: