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Avant GardeDoomMusicPost RockReviewsshoegaze

This album made me sink. I hit play and it immediately drugged and sedated me. It’s like a constant flow of morphine, endorphin and psychedelics blowing like a cosmic wind through every cell of your body and causing permanent changes in your consciousness and perception. Every note played, every whisper,

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DoomFeaturedMusicPost RockReviews

Ten years from now, you’ll discuss this album with your friends and they will say: “what, that album that almost fucking killed me?” And you will reply: “yes, that crushing motherfucker right there.” In fact, Usnea‘s heaviness is no mystery, and their music seems to have a timelessness that will

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FeaturedHardcoreMusicNoisePost RockPost-PunkReviews

In the post-9/11 world in which we all live, there have been many bands that play aggressive or weird styles of music who have had their records used for the purpose of enhanced interrogation (the nice way of saying torture) on captured enemy combatants. Bands like Slayer and Skinny Puppy

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FeaturedPost RockReviewsshoegaze

Black Love’s debut full length is a record of contrasts. The music, crisp in its production, is constructed around the stretching vistas of shimmering post-rock. The vocals, meanwhile, are claustrophobic and lower-than-lo-fi; a muffled, desperate scream that sounds like it’s fighting for air. Also at odds with itself is the

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FeaturedMusicPost Rockshoegaze

Label: Graveface Records From the first note, it’s evident this San Francisco band is showing up with an intent to inject a harder punch into their ethereal shimmer. Sure, shoegaze is the most obvious sub-genre label to tag them with, but the album feels just as influenced by Sonic Youth

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FeaturedMusicPost Rock

The resurgence of 90’s era post-hardcore has not gotten the same outpouring other subgenres might have experienced. There was a burst of bands who paid tribute to the more gritty Amp Rep vein. The Jesus Lizard was getting winks from several bands a couple of years ago, but nothing as

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