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Check out Nothing at the Relapse Records X CVLT Nation SXSW 2014 Showcase, March 12th at Dirty Dog Bar! More info here… Philadelphia-rooted band Nothing have been weaving a dreamy tapestry with their brand of ear-breaking shoegaze since their Suns and Lovers debut in 2011. 2012 saw the release of

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Apocalyptic BluesMusicshoegaze

If in literature a tragedy is a work that begins high and ends low, and a comedy (think Dante’s) vice versa, then what about a narrative that starts with order and ends dissolved into nothingness?  Stability to chaos in the span of a few hundred pages, an hour and a

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Black MetalDeath RockDoomMusicReviewsshoegazeSludge

by Oliver Sheppard Pinkish Black’s sophomore LP, Razed to the Ground, is set for release on September 17. The Fort Worth band’s first and self-titled LP (which was reviewed for CVLT Nation last year, here) was on Denton’s Handmade Birds label; the new album sees them on the larger and

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Death RockMusicPost-Punkshoegaze

One of the best products of the contemporary underground dark punk/postpunk scene, Portland’s Bellicose Minds’ debut LP, The Spine, has been a long time coming. Although it was recorded over a year ago, in June 2012, it has slowly trickled out to the masses via mailorder and smart independent record

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Death RockPost-Punkshoegaze

Seattle’s Grave Babies make a very atmospheric, low-fi form of melancholy postpunk. The band operates somewhere in the musical space that groups like the Blank Dogs and Blessure Grave have opened up in the past decade — a kind of low-fi, but smart, postpunk revivalism that also sounds as if

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Avant GardeDeath RockMusic Videosshoegaze

On May 15th, a very special record is coming out via Handmade Birds, and the name of the band is PINKISH BLACK. To read how CVLT Nation feels about this record, read our review by Oliver Sheppard HERE! This gives a new sound to awesome, with a new definition of

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