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Warm and lush, filled with swooning songs of regret and renewal.
Following the release of their debut album Recipes from the Bible in December, Leeds 3 piece Irk who make ugly, angular, noise-fused, math rock, consisting of drums, bass, and vocals have shared the final video from their Technoir Productions live …
I wouldn’t exactly say it’s instrumental rock for people who don’t like that sort of thing, but there is certainly enough great music here to make them stand out from the crowd
I think the separatist take on the project made it easier for everyone to feel safe and focus on being creative rather than spending energy on claiming your space as a musician etc. We could get to work immediately so to speak.
With its culmination of dungeon synth and epic black metal, ‘Enchanted Woods of Sorrow’ is an easy recommendation for long time fans of the genre and newcomers alike.
Guido Segers asked Jhon Castro Cancho, guitarist of Peruvian folk metal band Yana Raymi about their history, the history of their region and music.
Two new slabs of celestial joy, courtesy of New York’s legendary practitioner of sound healing and heavy laughter.
If you have any inclination towards mind-bending music then this album must certainly lie at the top of your wishlist. Not content with taking you on a trip, Fanatism also want to turn your mind inside out whist doing so.
This is not paint by numbers paisley psych, rather, it hovers at the edges of Kraut rock and has a somewhat Motorik feel in some passages.
Grandbrothers, Kelpe The Village Underground, London, 10.04.2018 Photos by Robin Ono Please do not use the photos without the photographer’s permission.
We only became aware of Often The Thinker with the release of this year’s magnificent Better Part Of Vice but 1st December 2017 marks the 10th anniversary since the release of their first album History. To mark the occasion they’ve set their entire cat …
Clinomania is an album that lives up to its name; whether blissfully killing a Sunday chilling bed, totally wired in the bunk with friends or paralysed with dread chained to the furniture, this album chose a befitting sobriquet to unveil to us some of the brilliance of Wound.
With Electric Trim, Lee Ranaldo brings together the experimental and traditional aspects of his songwriting in an album which is perfectly balanced and extremely accessible. It’s an excellent, accomplished record, which nevertheless could perhaps do with just a little of the raucous noise of his Sonic Youth days.
It’s multifaceted and memorable, but above all completely absorbing.
Palm Reader, Toy Mountains The Black Heart, London, 14.02.17 Photos by Angelique Le Marchand
Dunk is back for its thirteenth year with one of its most incredible line-ups yet, with a mix of some of the most famous and respected bands in the industry performing side by side with a collection of the world’s most promising up and coming post-rock bands.
Southern Lord and the band themselves should be applauded for bringing this classic album back out and allowing it to be heard once again as it should be heard. Turn up loud, embrace and enjoy.
We’re proud to present an exclusive stream of the track ‘Ruined/Decay’, which is the fourth track on ‘III’, the new album by Belgian two man instrumental sludge battalion SardoniS.
We’re proud to present an exclusive stream of the track ‘With Sermons’, which is the third and last track on ‘Tri Muerti’, a unique dark ambient and drone collaboration between France’s Treha Sektori, Switzerland’s RM74 and Belgium’s BARST.
We’re proud to have an exclusive stream of the All We Expected post-metal track ‘We’re Not Born to Live Like Brutes’, which will be released in September on their split with Raum Kingdom.
Ahead of its release date we’re very proud to present the exclusive stream of ‘Bone Turquoise’, the new album by Brooklyn based avant-garde band Stern, which includes members of Kayo Dot.