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Teddie Taylor

Text & Photos: Teddie Taylor At the space-themed Saturn in Birmingham, Alabama, Sargent House trios put on shows that were nothing short of otherworldly. Rocket-like bass drum explosions punctuated with flares of unimpeded clarity. Three bodies in orbits of their own, only sonically eclipsing. “In space, no one can hear

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I love The Birthday Party. When they were at the top of their game, no band was more original. These weirdos were super death rock on some sleazy vodun styles without ever labeling themselves. The Birthday Party is a perfect example that some of the most interesting music was created

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Shout out to my brother Johnny, who gave me one of the raddest books in my collection – The Mammoth Book of Skulls. How could he go wrong, it has both “mammoth” and “skulls” in the title; he knows me well. Anyway, it’s a great source of inspiration for what

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Photos: Taylor Ferguson Antisocial Skate Shop is one of my favorite venues in Vancouver. It’s small enough to feel intimate, but big enough to let you breathe, even when it’s packed with people like it was a few weeks back for the ultimate underground local show: BAPTISTS and PASSIVE. It’s

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Heavy comes in many different forms and shapes! Perth’s Drowning Horse are able to shape their kind of heavy into a storm of emotion that not only crushes you, but also rebuilds your humanity at the same time. They recently filmed a moving 20-minute set inside of the Perth Music Hall that

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Mizmor stands for “psalm” in Hebrew, and what a fitting choice for a name that is, as the ritualistic element takes over completely from the very start of their new album, Yodh. The one-man project of A.L.N., hailing from Portland, has produced an excellent series of releases, from splits with

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Demons rejoice! King Dude’s latest and provocatively-titled Sex album is full of surprises and deviates nicely from his previous albums. Let’s get right into it, because this album varies a LOT sound-wise. Sex opens with “Holy Christos,” a rock-heavy song driven by crunchy guitars and his echoing, atmospheric vocals. It begins and ends

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Lately, I have been listening to loads of HEAVY PSYCH, including the new 11 Paranoias album Reliquary For A Dreamed Of World ! This form of music tends to make me think about the world in a different way. When I combine the art of Robert Venosa and HEAVY PSYCH, my mind begins to melt in all

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