band was formed in Krasnodar, South Russia, in April 2007. During its existence, the band has shared the stage with bands such as
. The band has recorded and released on CD-R several mini-albums, and now finally in May 2010 was born the first longplay CD 'Pocketsize God'.
Music of debut Ministry Of Truth
's album on the one hand is quite eclectic. You can find dark-folk, neoclassic, synth-gothic, gothic-rock and even progressive-rock elements. On the other, despite the diversity, you can clearly identify it in one word - darkwave.
Minister Of Speech's style of presenting the main text has become a distinctive feature of the Ministry Of Truth
: it's not a traditional singing, but a kind of recitative - rich, emotional, mesmerizing. The main voice line is accompanied by the deep baritone of Minister Of Culture and bright soprano of Minister Of Harmony. Also Anton Brejestovski
, the leader of Moscow neo-classic ensemble Caprice
, participated in the album creation.
'Pocketsize God' is not an album aimed at fans of one particular direction in music. It is rather for those who are ready to discoveries and ready for new and innovative approaches to creativity. Unusual rhythmic figures, bright and catchy melodies, rich multi-layered arrangements, honest and emotional lyrics everything is waiting those who dare to get acquainted with the first full-length work of one of the most original bands of the Russian gothic scene.