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oliver sheppard

ArtPoetry

Oliver Sheppard, who I’m sure many know as one of Cvlt Nation’s best writers, recently published his second poetry book Thirteen Nocturnes! This book is quite a specimen to behold. When I first received my copy, I could tell instantly it would fit perfectly on my bookshelf among the Anne

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Death RockFeaturesMixtapesMusic

The first “Deathrock 2012” mixtape (which is here) was so popular I thought we’d do it again! Included here are some new bands I overlooked last time (The Now Dead, Funeral Parade, Population), some different tracks by bands already featured (Crimson Scarlet, Arctic Flowers, Cemetery), and, still continuing with the

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FeaturesMixtapesMusicNeo Folk

Whether you call it dark folk, “apocalyptic folk” (David Tibet’s term), or the term I’ll use here, neofolk, an early musical goal of bands in this genre seemed to be “Joy Division unplugged”: Neofolk granddaddies Death in June took the vibe and imagery of Joy Division’s “Ideal for Living” EP

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