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CAUDAL is a “trance punk” band from Berlin, Germany,  formed by Aidan Baker of Nadja on Guitar, Gareth Sweeney of Gout on bass, and Felipe Salazar of Muerte En Pereira on drums. The band plays a very minimalistic, repetitive, solemn, explosive and enveloping form of kraut rock that uses the propulsion and overdrive

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If you ever wondered what Negative Plane would sound like with a little occult rock slant on their vocals and a touch of goth at the edges, then Occultation will tick all those boxes for you. While that’s a very basic premise, and one that only just grazes the periphery

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Last year, JR Robinson, under the pseudonym of Wrekmeister Harmonies, unveiled his second record (and first for Thrill Jockey), You’ve Always Meant So Much To Me, a painfully misleading title for what turned out to be a morose and unsettling intersection between the avant-garde and doom metal. Now we’re staring

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 Right now I’m surrounded by collossal mountains of emotions that have huge giants clothed in our human condition climbing up the side of them! Once at the top, they will be able to give us the answers to questions that we never knew existed. Actually, I’m listening to the new

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One of the most creative humans I know goes by the name of Reuben Sawyer aka Rainbath Visual. Not only is he an unreal illustrator but a very accomplished musician, with about four bands that span different genres. One of those is his solo project, Blood Bright Star, whose new

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Among the many awesome things that friendship does, it brings together awesome people to make even more awesome fucking records. And this is exactly what happened in the case of Anopheli, where Alex CF (Lightbearer, Fall of Efrafa, Carnist etc) flew to San Francisco from England to record a crust

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While living in the Lower East Side of New York one band changed the way I visualized and heard music they went by the name of GANG GANG DANCE. This group of humans created sound waves that became their ocean of audio enchainment.Most the members were the by product of

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1. BOTANIST So Fucking Original…So fucking amazing…So freaking Magical…So freaking breathtaking…the new BOTANIST album out now on Flenser is PERFECT! Not only is this one of the best black metal albums of the year, it might just be one of the best albums of the year hands down…Don’t take my

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The interest in Musical Shamanism is unwavering, thanks to all of you who decided to support the idea. Throughout the past several weeks, I received some very interesting questions through social media sites, and some of them, I think, deserve public answers. I’ve chosen the ones that aren’t directly answered

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ARDOUR DEMO
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Glorious, Majestic, Lush, Nature, Vast, Internal, Healing, Rain, Melodic, Beauty and Harsh are some of the words that wash across my imagination when I listen to the new demo by ARDOUR LOOM released by Parasitic Records. For just over 40 minutes, this band weaves so much emotion into a sonic

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You are about to experience visual and audio insanity!!! Check out this way fucking beyond raging video of SISSY SPACEK killing shit at the Handbag Factory. It should be noted that they have an unreal new vocalist, Sara from Youth Code, and she brings the pain! SISSY SPACEK have a

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On Aug 19th, shit is about to change with the debut tape release from AMERICAN entitled Coping With Loss via Sentient Ruin Laboratories. When describing a band like this, I could start comparing them to other bands and putting them into the box known as a “genre,” but this would

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