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Spyros

Sound engineer, sonic manipulator, record hunter and writer/contributor for a variety of webzines.

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Beastmaker are a prime example of doom metal revival. They joined this revival slightly late, releasing their debut album in 2016, but came in with such force and energy that it is hard to ignore them. The band’s first record, Lusus Naturae, took everyone by surprise, with its raw energy

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Brume introduced themselves to the doom metal realm through their 2015 EP, Donkey. In their 30 minute long work, the band from California displayed some very promising signs. Sure, the structures of their tracks were slightly repetitive and the balance could be better, but Donkey saw the band in an

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Despite their releases being few and sparse, Loss should be considered extreme doom/death royalty. This is also depicted in the collaborations they have done, releasing split records with Necros Christos and Worship, at a time when both those acts were still getting their footing in the extreme metal scene. It

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A prolific producer of experimental techno, Sciahriar Tavakoli, is about to begin an explorative journey with the ambitious Devotion EP trilogy. We begin by discussing his background, how he came into electronic music and producing, and what the scene of his hometown Florence is like. We then dive deeper into the concepts regarding

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Les Acteurs de L’Ombre Productions is an experimental black metal label based in France, which has a very keen and attuned sense for black metal acts that offer a more adventurous ride. What they are probably most known for is the releases of The Great Old Ones, who also put

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Just like clockwork… at least more or less. Every couple of years, a new Ides of Gemini full-length comes along, and given the schedule, it was about time for the band to release the follow-up to Old World, New Wave. During the wait, there have been a few changes for

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