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  When I was planning this series, I knew this would be the Big One. Isis’s Panopticon is the jewel in their belligerent crown, a measured, cohesive, erudite record that caps off their early development. For those of you following this series who were looking forward to more – and

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Text and Photos: Diana Lungu Day 1: Introductions in De Centrale, Ghent, Belgium As someone who’s no stranger to traveling, I found myself frankly at a loss on the morning of October 6th. Barely packed and scatterbrained, stressing over a multitude of factors. Was I adequately prepared? Would I get along

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  With Celestial reforming, albeit briefly, it feels like an appropriate time to revisit all the major Isis releases. With the release of SGNL>05, Isis comprehensively completed their scratchy, abrasive phase and emerged with their rough edge sheared off. Oceanic ended up as a calmer, more thoughtful record with a

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2009 was kind of a huge and crazy year for music. People tend to laugh when I say that but I’m 100% serious (Wikipedia has a pretty comprehensive list of all releases and it’s a fun scroll. It misses smaller releases obviously, but paired with some year end lists you

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ONE: MAMMOTH GRINDER Cosmic Crypt Life sucks, Mammoth Grinder rules. I mean come on, what else do you fucking want from me? It’s 2018 and we are constantly bombarded with everything from videos of starving polar bears to the resurgence of Nazis; and you know what? We deserve to see it. Fuck us

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Consouling Sounds have got another exciting project ready for release in February of 2019 – the hypnotic rhythms of SLUMBERLAND! I haven’t heard anything particularly like this before, and I like it! It’s loud, caustic, lulling and melodic all at the same time. Today we’re excited to premiere their video

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