13. Bell Witch, 'Mirror Reaper'
This long-form piece of foggy funeral doom is a wildly ambitious piece of slow-cooking riffs, existing as a single 83-minute track. But Mirror Reaper is more than just a long slog through a mossy forest; the Seattle duo also deal with triumphant and gorgeous melodies, sounding almost like Pallbearer slowed to a zombie lurch. A mellow, snare-free 20-minute stretch amps up the ambience, abetted by vulnerable coo and drummer Jesse Shreibman adding melancholy drones on the Hammond B3 organ. C.W.