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I totally respect the power of music, and how when it’s made with honesty and untainted conviction, it can truly become timeless. There is a very special band from the mid 80’s named Spahn Ranch, and they put out one record, Thickly Settled, which was released on Insight Records in

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Mixing genres is no easy work, and if the focus is weak, the process ultimately fails. There is a resulting disconnect that arises from a non-complete approach, even if the mix is between genres that are closely related. Barst point out that part of their goal is to be able to

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THIEF is the brainchild of live Botanist hammered dulcimer player D. Neal. Not unlike that band, he also affects a curious construction of sound to create a work that is dark, mysterious and deliciously otherworldly. The live line up includes another Botanist player, R. Chiang, and Chris Hackman, but on

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I feel free to just be…but this feature is not about me, it’s about the way fucking beyond epic new music from BARST – music with no boundaries, which makes it so fucking compelling. His new album is called The Western Lands and will be coming out on Nov. 25th via Consouling Sounds. This record

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Madness! Noise! Tribes of humans! THROBBING GRISTLE were before their time! In 1981, this groundbreaking band gave an outstanding performance inSan Francisco. Right now, confront THROBBING GRISTLE and allow them to pound your braincells into submission…and check out this intense hour-long show in the process!    

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Photos: Jana Vaculíková The 2016 Asymmetry Festival has passed, but today we give you visual evidence that this is one of the premiere music festivals in Poland! Jana Vaculíková captured this moving event for CVLT Nation that featured such artists as Yob, Conan, Discharge, Izah, Sinistro, Jesu/Sun Kill Moon and many more.  

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