The middle-eastern influence isn't a gimmick, it blends perfectly with the psychedelic/prog facettes.
The bass is sumptuous.
FFO: Am'Ganesha'n, potentially Bak & Subterranean Masquerade (but less "prog metal"-typed). unidual
Carrying on from their previous record (Lore), this album pushed Elder’s sound in a big way: expect huge atmospheric production, gargantuan riffs, soaring vocal melodies & lush sonic soundscapes, all bolstered by trippy keyboard passages
It maintained their progressive approach to songwriting & refined it further. Every track takes the listener on a vivid journey through vast canvasses of dreamlike psychedelia. This is a euphoric experience unlike any other lucid_dreamscape