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This band from the Ukraine, Nonsun, has created a sonic puzzle in this album that makes you ponder, what is doom? For me, doom is less about worshipping Black Sabbath and more about delving into a sense of woeful despondence. This duo, comprised of Goatooth and Alpha, has created a wider

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Coming from Finland, Horse Latitudes are well versed in the slow, glacial doom that seems to be oozing from this country. Works with acts such as fellow Finns Hooded Menace and Scotland’s Ommadon, among more, as well as a series of full-lengths, tells us as much. And these guys might be playing

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Interview Written by TJ Kliebhan Ambersmoke is a Californian shoegaze project by Chris Broyles, who recently added a second member, Cameron Puleo, to make it a duo. The band creates a miasma of experimental drones and textures while utilizing impactful samples to create a uniquely encapsulating atmosphere. Their newest album, The Great

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There is a still small, but unapologetic entity that has slithered out of Virginia’s most recluse and tormented underground in very recent times that you all need to familiarize yourselves with, and that entity is Cerbera Odollam, a DIY underground label dedicated, in their own words, to total aural denial (and

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Text & Photos by Kris T. Therrian Everything about this year’s edition of Roadburn festival was about special shows, sets and collaborations that saw us salivating over the line-up many a month in advance. However, when the revelation of the running order came about, putting the ‘must see’ bands in

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Lonnie David Franklin Jr. is shown in his police booking photo released by the Los Angeles Police Department July 8, 2010. Franklin was arrested on suspicion of carrying out the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings over the past 25 years and appeared in court on 10 counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.    REUTERS/Los Angeles Police Department/Handout   (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW HEADSHOT) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - RTR2G8KW

Pinched from Real Crime We’re used to serial killers being presented in a certain way. Their faces staring out at us from front pages and primetime news, accompanied by sensationalist headlines about their grisly crimes. At a certain point during Nick Broomfield’s most recent documentary, 2014’s Tales of the Grim Sleeper, we

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Separation of church in state is good in theory, but often doesn’t manifest as such in the real world. The 12-Step model of recovery that is often mandated by the courts claims to allow everyone to chose their own conception of a higher power, yet at the end of the

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CVLT Nation interviews Fred Grabosky of FTG Illustrations When did you first know that art was something you needed to create? It’s tough to pinpoint the exact day or moment, but I feel like I’ve always gravitated toward being an artist. Whether it be musically, with different drawing utensils, sculpting,

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