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  When I was planning this series, I knew this would be the Big One. Isis’s Panopticon is the jewel in their belligerent crown, a measured, cohesive, erudite record that caps off their early development. For those of you following this series who were looking forward to more – and

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  With Celestial reforming, albeit briefly, it feels like an appropriate time to revisit all the major Isis releases. With the release of SGNL>05, Isis comprehensively completed their scratchy, abrasive phase and emerged with their rough edge sheared off. Oceanic ended up as a calmer, more thoughtful record with a

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In the early 2000s, experimental heavy music was experimenting with dense, cerebral material and creating music with wild ambition. With their peers in Neurosis, Isis helped to pioneer post-metal, bringing a whole new palette and approach to extreme music. And now with Isis reforming – albeit briefly – under the

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REVIEW Love is what makes us human. It guides our decisions, shapes our worldview, and defines our experiences. Its absence spells tragedy, while its presence fills our lives with meaning. This is part of what Sumac’s latest album, Love in Shadow, wants to tell us. In its four tracks, due

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Faith Colaccia and Aaron Turner’s SIGE RECORDS is an underground force constantly releasing great obscure and experimental ambient, drone and beyond. While their output is constant and hard to keep up with, it is always of staggering quality, so here is a much needed “rundown” of what the label’s been

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Text: Mike Hill I’ve known Aaron Turner for two decades, which sounds like a very long time; time flies on broken wings, I suppose. During that time, I’ve observed him, along with a shortlist of other like-minded individuals, transform the landscape of heavy music, propelling it forward into the new

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