Avant Garde

CVLT Nation’s Top 6
Avant Garde Albums of 2013

6. YOUTH CODE: YOUTH CODE There have been rumblings across this cybernetic spectrum unsure as to just why exactly it’s Youth Code that has generated such extreme gravitation. They certainly aren’t the first to revitalize a genre. They aren’t children

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Review: Sky Burial – Return to the Source: A Dereliction of Beauty

One often finds that the dark ambient genre – while no less diverse than any other field of music, in terms of the variety and number of its artists – has a tendency to over-invoke the concepts of “cold” and

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CVLT Nation’s Top 6
Australian Releases 2013

Portal – Vexovoid It took me a fair few listens of this album to get even the slightest understanding of anything that was going on, but now it probably rates as one of the best albums I’ve ever heard. Inaccessible

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CVLT Nation Interviews:
Merdarahta + Track Premiere

Merdarahta is the experimental alter-ego of Ottawa grindmongers Fuck the Facts. With new release breathe electric out this Tuesday (17 December 2013), project leader and FTF guitarist Topon Das talks about his longstanding interest in the experimental/noise genre and the

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ALKERDEEL
GNAW THEIR TONGUES
Dyodyo Asema Review + Stream

A nineteen-minute long behemoth of decaying madness, Dyodyo Asema, is the bastard creation of Belgium raw sludge/black metal miscreants Alkerdeel and Dutch black metal/noise/industrial experimentalist Gnaw Their Tongues (a one-man well of madness project spearheaded by the infamous and mysterious Mories),

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Last City Zero:
CORRECTIONS HOUSE
Wrecks Berlin Footage
Now Showing!

Looking out into the grey skies and all of the snow covered buildings with CORRECTIONS HOUSE blasting in my ears is intense in a good way. Right now, CORRECTIONS HOUSE is on tour in Europe wrecking shop, and if you

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CVLT Nation Exclusive:
Kwaidan “Ostension”
Video Premiere

CVLT Nation is stoked to be premiering the new Kwaidan video for “Ostension” off of their debut LP Make All the Hell of Dark Metal Bright, out now on Bathetic Records. This track is an audio journey of psychedelic sounds,

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Premiere:
LOCRIAN Black Mass Performance
Now Showing

Yesterday, Dante Augustus Scarlatti, the visionary behind the label Auris Apothecary, reached out to us about his BLACK MASS project. It’s a live series that takes place in Bloomington, IN, and just like his label, this event pushes the boundaries

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OvO:
Abisso Review + Footage

The latest release from OvO, Italy’s audacious sonic experimentalists (and Supernatural Cat labelmates to the almighty Ufomammut), Abisso has proven to be a challenge for reviewers to adequately describe – in short, it’s a unique recording, both heavy and strange;

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Intimate Photo Essay Of…
The Life & Work Of
Throbbing Gristle’s
GENESIS BREYER P-ORRIDGE

Text & Photos via The Vinyl Factory A gallery of images taken from new limited edition monograph portraying the life and work of pioneering artist, musician and body evolutionist Genesis Breyer P-Orridge. Born Neil Megson, reborn as artist Genesis P-Orridge

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