Following their initial output, what became known as their “Black Metal Trilogie,” Ulver have diversified out of all recognition, expanding the folk influence, incorporating electronics and other instrumentation, developing a divinely silken drone, covering The Electric Prunes, collaborating with Sunn O))) in a way that revealed unknown aspects of both bands, and creating the magnificent Messe I.X-VI.X with Tromsø Chamber Orchestra.
Ulver are quietly rather enormous. They’ve sold half a million records over the past two decades and count Harmony Korine and Julian Cope amongst their high-profile admirers. As Korine said of The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: “There’s a real lineage from a composer like Wagner to a band like Ulver.” Cope’s view of theme is that “Ulver are cataloguin
We’re delighted to be able to bring Ulver to Safe As Milk and it’s unquestionably going to be one of the weekend’s most profound experiences.