Crowhurst is the very portrait of an underground band on the verge of exploding to the forefront of extreme metal. Initially dabbling in harsh noise and minimalistic, blackened soundscapes (as described by frontman Jay Gambit, the band was initially more of a collaborative noise project that occasionally released solo records),
So what happens when a highly bugged out label decides to release a 5-way split? The end result is what I’m listening to now, while my brain is becoming all sorts of shit that I never knew existed. Our comrades over at TAPE OF A NEON GOD have put together
These were my favorite recordings that were released in 2014. Listed in reverse alphabetical order covering a variety of different artists creating Death Metal, Hardcore Punk, Trip Hop, Underground Rap & Indie Rock. Wreck and Reference – “Want”, (((Experimental Duo from Davis/Los Angeles))) Witchrist – “Vritra”, (((Primitive Death Metal Ooze
MoE is a three piece band from Oslo, Norway; formed by the composer, double bassist and improviser Guro Skumsness Moe, the experimental guitarist Havard Skaset and the drummer Joakim Heibo. They play a feral display of sludge, doom metal, crust punk, and noise rock with a particular method of composition, a unique sound and an original vocal work.
THOABATH is a solo electronic/ambient/noise project by Andy Way, who most of you should know for his role as the vocalist and one of the noise-wreckers in Bay Area cult blackened noise miscreants Sutekh Hexen. If Sutekh Hexen needs no introduction whatsoever, in the case of Thoabath, what you should know
Growing up and living in Brooklyn has its merits. Beyond the pizza and bagels, the accessibility to music – whether live, at record shops or simply through the people you meet – has been something I try to take full advantage of. This year’s been pretty exciting and I was