There is a candid sense of liveliness and joviality that pierces Tempel’s compositions. Much of the record leaves an impression of a hard/classic rock aesthetic, however, the way they dig their heels into metallic qualities, carried by vociferous rasps, makes the album feel retro and simultaneously progressive.
Elegiac are Emily Highfield’s compositions as she effortlessly floats from warm guitar passages to forlorn bogs of blackened malice. Amidst her transitional wafts, she often caresses listeners with witch-like whispers. And in flashes of ember-tinged light, she glides upward, transcending her auditory structures into feverishly blissful twinkles of awe.
Adam speaks in-depth about his sludgy, blues-imbued hardcore project named Crowfeeder. He then expands upon this endeavor to illuminate the genesis of his chaos-teeming record label, Constant Disappointment Records.
Alex of Death Tape Super Bass explains his reasoning for not adhering to a specific style of sound, the process by which he produces a track, and his innate desire to unearth new sounds to broaden his soundboard.
From his auditory experiments, a keen sense of candidness percolates. And amidst what sounds like unbridled chaos and static froth curdling on the surface, the baritone drones undulating underfoot lull you into a trance-like state.
A new album review podcast series between podcast host Ryan and album review writer, Tim. We discuss four albums for about 10 to 20 minutes apiece, expounding upon qualities we enjoyed as well as qualities we were not necessarily fond of.
Noxious Insect takes a sincerely novel approach to noise production as he channels frequencies we regularly hear whilst walking about nature or shuffling across the asphalt architecture of human design. Beyond this immediate realization, however, Noxious Insect presents us a reflection on the micro-biology us humans typically do not contemplate.
Apoptosis is breathtaking in its technicality, uplifting in its melodies, and expansive in scope as it effortlessly incorporates tinges of orchestral flair.
Sulphur English is utterly sullen and crushing, yet simultaneously intoxicating, triumphant, and revitalizing. It latches onto an ancient strand of DNA residing in each of us. And it strives to ignite a smoldering flame to illuminate an ancient path we have strayed.
A glimpse into the new LP, Sufferer, from Georgia-based chaotic hardcore trio, Apostle.
A despondent expanse made verdant by its lush, transfixing melodies; a seamless wayfaring, Jord och aska harbors an elegant blissfulness sodden in melancholy.
Drano Cocktail satiates Ben Campbell’s drive for tinkering with sounds, mood palettes, and morose themes in liberating ways as he does not tether himself to a single noise style or flavor.