Posts In Category

Interviews

ArtFeaturesIllustrationInterviews

Brian Uhl (@gentlemercies) interviews Glyn Smyth (@glynsmyth) Brian Uhl: You’ve mentioned being influenced by the likes of Jean Delville and Franz Von Stuck, both of whom exhibit elements of Romanticism which I also see glowing through your own art at times. A lot of figures in this style have the

Read More
Black MetalFeaturesInterviewsLive RitualsMusicTour Dates

Myrkur is the black metal musical project of Danish musician Amalie Bruun. Her most recent album, Mareridt, was released on September 15, 2017 through Relapse Records. She is on tour all around Europe. I had a chat with Amalie in Bologna (Italy) about darkness, nightmares and being a woman in

Read More
Avant GardeDoomFeaturesGrindcoreHardcoreIndustrialInterviewsMusicNoiseNoise RockPower ViolencePsychSludgeUncategorized

When it comes to the original West Coast Power Violence scene, one band has always managed to stay as a truly outsider group – that band is GASP (if you didn’t guess already from the title). They’ve been a favorite of mine since I first heard their classic Drome Triler Of

Read More
Black MetalFeaturedFeaturesInterviewsMusic

What strikes me about Chaos Moon is how you have embraced melody but paint over it with harsher sounds; as opposed to Skáphe, where the music draws the listener’s mind into a never-ending black pit. Can you describe the different creative spaces you go to when writing for Chaos Moon

Read More
80s HardcoreInterviewsMusicNoiseRaw PunkReviews

Surrounded by the abandoned filth of neighboring dead industry, Studio 14 sits nestled squarely between the bustling and the forgotten. The legendary Baltimore practice spaces have harbored local notables both loathed and celebrated. It was here that I got the chance to pick the collective brain of 3/5 of Joe

Read More
Apocalyptic BluesAvant GardeFeaturesInterviewsMusic

For over a decade, Nika Roza Danilova has been recording music as Zola Jesus. She’s been on Sacred Bones Records for most of that time, and Okovi marks her reunion with the label. With Okovi, Zola Jesus has crafted a profound meditation on loss and reconciliation that stands tall alongside the

Read More