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Nick Sargeant interviews Gazelle Amber Valentine Self-advertising nomadicism is pretty much the name of your game as a band, and your preferred way of living (at least for the last 15+ years) – how are you still doing it? It’s pretty grueling.  But living in a vehicle we could tour in,

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This month, II by Crowhurst, which is sure to be one of the best albums you will hear all year, was released. In addition to penning my thoughts on the album in a separate feature, I had the opportunity to interview Jay about the new release: First, how did the

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Presha is the head of Samurai Music, one of the most interesting labels you will find in the electronic music domain, and its subdivisions. Seriously guys, this label has released records from magnificent artists, just some of the latest ones include Pact Infernal, Lucy, Ancestral Voices, The Untouchables, Homemade Weapons and

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Clay Rendering – We Are Aware 12” + Q&A by The Brvtalist There is something about Clay Rendering that just seems to linger long after the tracks end. It’s a haunting romanticism that feels both powerful and delicate at the same time. Husband and wife duo Mike and Tara Connelly

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It is a concept; a constant need to deconstruct the reality. ‘Cause we’re not happy with it and need to create our own constructions. – Patryca Proniewska, Belgrado. There is something innately primal about Belgrado. While it’s easy to feel nostalgic when taking in this Barcelona-based post-punk outfit, the band

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via Dazed Digital Madame Buraka is something of an enigma in the tattoo world. If her job wasn’t to permanently mark someone’s skin with her signature style of tattooing then you’d never really know that she was ever here at all. Constantly on the move, her Instagram – where she

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If the typical expressions of sex on the porn device we call the internet bores you, then it’s time to dig deeper into the shadows and into the underground work that film maker Marco Malattia of VLF Laboratories is making. I hunted him down and discussed with him the varied

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The Brvtalist is proud to present the new release from Houston-based industrial outfit Spit Mask. Out now on Glasgow’s Clan Destine Records, Swallow is a punishing amalgamation of Zoth Ommog, early 80’s punk, power electronics and dark, dungeon fetishism. While just being active since 2015, Spit Mask has quickly plowed

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Check out episode 25 of Favorite Records featuring Heather Gabel waxing poetic about her love for Rudimentary Peni’s Death Church. It’s pretty cool to hear someone you respect talk passionately about a record that changed your life as well. Rudimentary Peni fucking RULES, and Death Church is a classic…now watch the video!

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Text: Mike Hill I’ve known Aaron Turner for two decades, which sounds like a very long time; time flies on broken wings, I suppose. During that time, I’ve observed him, along with a shortlist of other like-minded individuals, transform the landscape of heavy music, propelling it forward into the new

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This stop at Psycho Las Vegas won’t be your first United States appearance, but one of your first festival ones; are you excited to be playing to such a massively stacked festival crowd? USA is always exciting. Especially for a little German band like ours. Our first US gig ever was

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Tiina Liimu
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In recent times, you’ve toured alongside other boundary-dissolving acts such as Chelsea Wolfe and Marriages, as well as been a part of some prominent festivals (such as Roadburn and the upcoming Psycho Las Vegas) that are known for their diverse lineups – how does it feel to be able to

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