Naas Alcameth, the mastermind behind the beast Nightbringer, has amazing dreams, full of horrid shadows, white voices, and visions of nights beyond nights. He has used his terrific creation, Akhlys, as a vector to share this black onirism with listeners. Akhlys is a gateway, an opening to the sound of his own haunted dreams, the occult world of hallucinations incarnated in music. 2015's The Dreaming I is a fascinating and grandiose sonic monument consisting of five otherworldly compositions, five dark tunnels of fury and intensity in which to lose yourself, filled with dangerous and hypnotic melodies. The Dreaming I is a delicious abyss of dark and ethereal enchantment that takes black metal into another magnificent dimension.