Reviews and other rambles about releases from Wordclock, Knocked Loose, BUMMER, Gonemage, Trophy Scars, GRIZZLOR, Knock Over City, Insomnium, and many more.
A monthly round up of some brief reviews for albums, EPs, and tracks we missed.
Top 2020 album picks from the FCU conttibutors.
A genre defying masterpiece.
A podcast review of Nothing as the Ideal, the sixth LP from the progressive pysch-rock trio, All Them Witches.
Imbibing the pared down, psychedelic-infused folk ditties from South Africa’s weirdo experimental duo.
Entombed in dereliction.
Transcendental sludge that grooves you into the floor.
An outlandish cross-pollination of psychedelic synth quirks, verdant folk melodies, acid-churning sludge, and a sundry of timbres balmy, bitter, and beatific.
An open, relaxed, space-y, sound; very seventies, combined with deity-crushing, maddened, black metal. There is no band out there that sounds like Oranssi Pazuzu.
“Oh, come with old Khayyám, and leave the Wise
To talk; one thing is certain, that Life flies;
One thing is certain, and the Rest is Lies;
The Flower that once has blown for ever dies.”
An album review podcast of Hallucinogen, an amethyst-hued, psychedelic trip from Blut Aus Nord.