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CWL

Here comes I that never come yit, with my big head and my little wit.

New Orleans, Louisiana

Contact: colinwulfstanleonard@gmail.com

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Belgrado has embraced dub reggae. Don’t worry. Their new album, Obraz (or “Image”), skulks with the Barcelonian quartet’s soulful post-punk bounce. Yet, Obraz, in its stoned languor, bespeaks the lauded anarchist outfit’s embracing their age. Belgrado is not old, as Obraz is the third record of this July after the

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Troller’s released a chic pop dirge with Graphic. Troller are Amber and Justin Goers, with Adam Jones. The trio’s grown past their Troller cult status off their own Austin-based label, HoloDeck Records. All that leather that graced Graphic’s cover and the “Not Here” music videos coaxed Crucial Blast to venture a CD

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Troller got darker. The Austin-based trio dropped the Katatonia model of their debut for Graphic’s BDSM. It’s a better look. Troller’s (2012) lack of purported heavy metal was disappointing. At it’s best, Graphic is like happening on a snuff film in an old video store, but too often Troller is

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When it comes to Rangda’s third album, The Heretic’s Bargain, Sir Richard Bishop, Ben Chasny, and Chris Corsano speak a business-as-usual musicianship. Rangda’s press release says different, “They planted a False Flag in the blood-soaked turf of the contemporary rock-politik. They were Formerly Extinct before you ever even THOUGHT about

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Mazurka Editions caters to tasteful stagnation. The Australian tape label has released Pleasure Island, V. Sinclair and Purity of Essence that all connote its “Post Industrial Malaise.” Jarrod Skene, the artist behind Mazurka Editions, can’t quite articulate what all this is after. I really couldn’t say that there’s intent to produce

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CRAOW is on the move. Sean Halpin’s music reaches a new plane of throbbing electronics. The gripping industrial/noise label, Nostilevo, is to release his self-titled album. I might’ve walked out on CRAOW before. Halpin’s Difference Between the Days could’ve been background music, even when it fluttered and shook. CRAOW’s Nostilevo

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