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“If the radiance of a thousand suns Were to burst at once into the sky That would be like the splendor of the Mighty One […] I am become Death, The shatterer of worlds.” – Robert J. Oppenheimer, Los Alamos, New Mexico, July 16, 1945, quoting the Bhagavat Gita after witnessing

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“You know Kelsey Schwarz, right?” “No,” I replied. “Who’s that?” “You have to know her,” my friend said. “If you don’t know who she is, you’ve still seen her art.” I turned and looked in her direction, bemused by her response. At the time I didn’t think that it was

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Kaspar Hauser is a Glasgow-based trio (Josh Longton, Anne Kastner, and Andy Brown) on the darker side of post-punk. Think a few shades darker: deathrock, no question! I’m honestly surprised these guys are just now hitting my radar. Their self-titled EP, which was released on Soft Power Records back in May,

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DROUGHT YEAR’s new LP ALL SYMBOLS ARE SWASTIKAS might be one of my favorite records of the year! Let me tell you why – because it is so grim while still being very beautiful in its own twisted fucked way. Imagine if Rozz Williams decided to collabo with Kevin Shields,

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Dallas band Garden of Mary are true 80s goth rockers to the core. Not only is their band name in reference to “Mary’s Garden” by Mary Goes Round, they also sound like they could easily have toured with Sisters of Mercy. No strangers to music, these guys are Ryan on vocals (also

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Here is my second annual Halloween playlist. While my family and friends will attest to the fact that this is just everyday listening for me, those of you whose clothes are not eternally marked with the smell of cloves will find it sets the tone for the best night of

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