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.
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.
Nicolas Gomez, the vocalist of Zombie Holocaust, speaks about the founding of the band, the writing process, and he dives into some stand out tracks. He also talks at great length about his hero/inspiration the bass legend Cliff Burton (Metallica), who shares the same hometown of Castro Valley with Nick.
Nicholas of NONE discusses the blend of genres, feelings, and energy comprising this solo project of his. He goes into his writing process, what the project represents for him personally, and he also divulges the intriguing notion that NONE is more than just the name of his project, but a deity of his own construction.
In episode forty-three, Duncan Park (Listeriosis, Return to Worm Mountain) delves into each of his projects and discusses what he has learned from them. He speaks about how he came into contact with extreme metal, his love for drone, and how his compositional approach has evolved as he works with more musicians.
In episode forty-two, VANCORVID delves into her surreal blend of violin arrangements and experimental electronic, her writing process, and paying respects to the Irish goddess Morrigan.
In episode forty-one, Rich and Evan of Providence-based sludge brigade, Cyttorak, discuss the band’s formation, their tonal evolution, and how they channel the auras of the old United States land upon which they reside.