Teddie Taylor
Author Archive

Teddie Taylor

Teddie currently resides in the swamp that is New Orleans. She writes about music, photographs musicians and sends apologies in advance for her head blocking your view at a show. Follow her on Instagram @teddiestaylor.

DoomFeaturedFeaturesInterviewsMusicSludge

As you well know, this has been the Summer of Thou.  Three EPs, a full-length and a split still on the way, their already prolific catalog has expanded with, arguably, their best work to date. In lieu of a long introduction, since this interview is lengthy and was difficult to

Read More
ArtDoomFeaturesFilmMusicMusic VideosSludge

As is a well-known fact by now, Lousiana is a hot-spot for metal. Somehow, the stars aligned and the state has habitually produced some of the greatest slow, scathing music for years and years. If you venture just over 100 miles west of New Orleans, you’ll find yourself in Lafayette;

Read More
ArtDoomFeaturesIndustrialLive RitualsMusicNoisePhotographySludge

A lineup like this is a must-see. Local noise/experimental composer Jasper Den Hartigh. Doom/sludge/grunge masters Thou. Neo-classical industrial goddess Lingua Ignota. Prolific doom/noise duo The Body. In typical “summer in New Orleans” fashion, the hot and humid atmosphere perfectly echoed the sounds created in Gasa Gasa. Den Hartigh, formerly of

Read More
FeaturedFeaturesInterviewsMusicPost-Punkshoegaze

Each week it seems that a new post-punk/dream pop/new wave song catches my ear and reminds me of the unlimited well of music waiting to be heard. After the latest Miserable tour was announced, I realized I had been tragically overlooking Sydney, Australia’s Death Bells. The sextet released a self-titled

Read More
Apocalyptic BluesArtDoomFeaturedFeaturesFilmMusicMusic VideosPhotographyPsychUncategorized

In the wake of Father’s Day in the US, we’re bringing you another dark, psychedelic-blues-meets-doom tale from North Carolina’s Dreamy D. Already difficult to categorize or predict, the video for “I Wanna Be Your Dad” further pushes the band away from any generic stereotypes. Beginning with a shot outside of

Read More
ArtDoomFeaturesIndustrialLive RitualsMusicPhotographyPsychshoegaze

Formerly known as Austin Psych Fest, Levitation is a citywide celebration of psychedelic, hypnotizing music in all of its myriad forms. From Electric Wizard and DIIV to The Black Angels and Windhand, the 2018 lineup included as many heavy doom moments as it did lighter, more shoegaze ones. On Saturday

Read More