RITUAL HOWLS is: Paul Bancell – vocalist, guitarist Chris Samuels – synths, samples, drum machines Ben Saginaw – bass One thing that is really striking about this album is the wonderful guitar tones. From a production standpoint, how was this blended with the electronic beats so well and how did
It is a concept; a constant need to deconstruct the reality. ‘Cause we’re not happy with it and need to create our own constructions. – Patryca Proniewska, Belgrado. There is something innately primal about Belgrado. While it’s easy to feel nostalgic when taking in this Barcelona-based post-punk outfit, the band
Many of my teenage years were spent listening to The Cure, and honestly, not much has changed to this day! They are one of the bands that hold a very special place in my heart. To say that I feel lucky that I got see them perform at the Kabuki Theater
Check out episode 25 of Favorite Records featuring Heather Gabel waxing poetic about her love for Rudimentary Peni’s Death Church. It’s pretty cool to hear someone you respect talk passionately about a record that changed your life as well. Rudimentary Peni fucking RULES, and Death Church is a classic…now watch the video!
One of my favorite bands of the past decade is Portland’s masters of darkness, Atriarch. Live, the band makes time stand still. Atriarch is releasing some brand new odes to the darkness with We are All Dead, which was recorded last month. If this had been left to the devices of
Alaric’s new LP, End of Mirrors, is on Neurosis’ Neurot Recordings label, which is fitting since the fellow Bay Area band has always seemed to owe something sonically to the period of Neurosis between Word as Law and Souls at Zero, and since the band has indirect ties to them: