Mörka Ljuset (The Dark Light) sounds like John Essing somewhat snatched a glimpse of an inner space stored away in his head, tapped into it and got it down on tape. It goes through a cross-breed of musical genres and styles spanning the centuries all at once, with no start, no beginning. All is here and now. It's a free form stream more than a recurring thing. When he played it out, this is what got caught on tape. In a way it’s like no physical travel has been involved, no other record or artist has been the foundation. It is all accumulated through osmosis - through living and breathing what can't be seen or heard - and has no real meaning until it all falls together. The music on this record holds a bit of a rough beauty and dull shine at first. It gets your attention while it sharpens, gets focus and lures you in just enough before the grip loosens a bit. It plays on, and you get a feeling that you are actually listening to a process. It comes together perfectly every time, bu..