Powerviolence means many things to many people. Some claim the term only applies to the bands referenced in the Man is the Bastard song where it all started. Others will tell you it’s a grindcore-adjacent subgenre that was created to parody the machismo of hardcore by playing a similar style
Clad in a leather jacket adorned with patches and spikes, a young man wanders the streets at night on a quest initiated by a series of mysterious letters. The first, scrawled in large black letters, urges him to ‘PLEASE HELP,’ adding ‘THEY ARE EVIL’ as a gentle but enigmatic reminder.
We all have a cross to bear, as the saying goes. For some, the burden takes the shape of physical pain. For others, it manifests in less tangible ways: mental, emotional, or spiritual distress. In the case of Marc Dwyer, the cross represents a harrowing encounter with mortality. During his
The music of Reuben Sawyer is nomadic in spirit, passing through vast soundscapes and never settling in one place for too long. From drone pop and psychedelic krautrock to blackened punk, throbbing industrial, and ambient house, the prolific multi-instrumentalist has proven himself the master of many musical worlds in his
The process of transformation is nothing new for Reuben Sawyer. Whether it’s a shift in musical direction or a fresh approach to visual art, the renaissance man behind Rainbath Visual and multiple music projects (Hollow Sunshine, Dry Insides, and Rose, to name a few) always seems to have new tricks up his sleeve. In