Avant Garde

CVLT Nation’s
Top Six Avant Garde Releases of 2012

6.Locrian and Mamiffer Bless Them That Curse You Bless Them That Curse You is a collaborative album between Locrian and Mamiffer, and it’s an excerise in how sound can be molded to adjust our emotions. Beyond that, something about this

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CVLT NATION’S Top Six Splits of 2012

6.PLANKS // LENTIC WATERS Split Preview Right now, I feel like I have the power to look inside of the darkest emotion and discover the truth about what keeps my mind balanced. I’m blasting the new split between PLANKS //

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CVLT Nation’s Top Six Italian Releases of 2012

By Michele Giorgi 6. Hall Of Mirrors: Altered Nights Hall Of Mirrors are Andrea Marutti (Amon) and Giuseppe Verticchio (Nimh). These sound artists have been active for twenty years by now as preeminent names inside the dark ambient and noise

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CVLT Nation’s Top Six Apocalyptic Blues Releases of 2012

It seem to be good times for rather bad moods. As the economical and social climate sharpens up, artistic formulations of the decline refine. These Top 6 Apocalyptic Blues albums of 2012 drag you deep into the realm of shades,

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming GOG Ironworks In Full

GOG has just released a new album on Utech Records entitled Ironworks, and it will shape shift your reality. This is the kind of listening experience that will expand your thoughts and will mean something different to each person that

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Cult of Luna In Studio
The Vertikal sessions
Episode One: The Sound

CVLT Nation is proud to be premiering the Cult of Luna in-studio Vertikal sessions for North America! Starting today, we will be showing weekly episodes of this excellent Swedish band recording their upcoming album Vertikal. Episode One, “The Sound,” gives

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The Black Heart Rebellion
New Video Animalesque
Now Showing

The Black Heart Rebellion have created such a special project in their soon to be released album Har Nevo. They recently performed in Japan where they had the crowd in a trance. Check out this unreal video of The Black

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CVLT Nation Streaming
AMENRA “Mass V”

The unreal sounds of the new AMENRA album Mass V are almost upon us. On Nov. 27th via Neurot Recordings, the world will be able to hold what many will call the record of the year. Today CVLT Nation is

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Artist to Artist Interviews
It’s Casual Vs Chuck Dukowski Sextet

Tomorrow night at The Troubador in LA, you will have the pleasure of witnessing It’s Casual do their thing for their record release show, supported by Fatso Jetson, Generators, Chuck Dukowski Sextet and Buffalo Eye! To celebrate what will no

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RAIME Quarter Turns Over A Living Line [Review]

Anyone who’s interested in bleak sonic dystopia and has a little appetite for rather avantgardistic sound explorations, simply can’t have missed the mesmerizing contributions made by the Blackest Ever Black over the last couple of months. The latest proof for

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