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Lull is a dark ambient side-project of former Napalm Death drummer Mick Harris (who also co-founded the ambient dub outfit Scorn).

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Napalm Death British grindcore band

Napalm Death are a British extreme metal band formed in Meriden, West Midlands, England, in 1981. While none of its original members remain in the group since December 1986, the lineup of vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway, bassist Shane Embury, guitarist Mitch Harris and drummer Danny Herrera has remained consistent of the band's career since 1992's Utopia Banished, although, from 1989 to 2004, Napalm Death were a five-piece band after they added Jesse Pintado as the replacement of one-time guitarist Bill Steer; following Pintado's departure, the band reverted to a four-piece rather than replace him.

Mick Harris commonly known and credited both as Mick Harris or occasionally M.J. Harris, is an English musician.

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Lull was conceived in late 1991 in an attempt to create music that would stretch, if not forsake entirely, the structures of conventional music by developing and exploring sound without beats. Harris' initial foray as Lull into low frequency sound exploration was issued in late 1992 under the title Dreamt About Dreaming on the respected underground Sentrax label. In between his Scorn commitments, Harris continued to develop Lull by recording and releasing scores of 7's and compilation tracks, as well as two more full-lengths that each punctuated another stage of his progression.

Lull favors sombre, minimalistic drones that create a dark, other-worldly atmosphere. Its sound is generally amusical, and very experimental. A similar-sounding album entitled Somnific Flux was recorded by Harris and Bill Laswell in 1995.

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William Otis Laswell is an American bass guitarist, record producer, and record label owner. He has been involved in thousands of recordings with many collaborators from all over the world. His music draws from funk, world music, jazz, dub and ambient styles.

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Fabriksampler V2 is a 2008 compilation album by acclaimed international musicians released on Pharmafabrik label, part of its Fabriksampler series. The album features 11 exclusive tracks made specially for this compilation, from Henrik Nordvargr Björkk (Sweden), Lull (UK), Wo0 (Serbia), Go Tsushima (Japan), Left Eye Dominant (Italy), Alexei Borisov (Russia), Tania Stene (Norway), PureH (Slovenia), Sunao Inami (Japan), Dodecahedragraph (Slovenia), The Cherry Blues Project (Argentina) and Final (UK). The compilation was issued as an audio CD and video DVD box.

They're Coming Out Of The Walls and Collected are compilations of previously released material.

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