Heathen Harvest: Starting from the beginning. How did you get interested in dark folk? How was your first contact? Do you remember what surprised you the most? Der Blaue Reiter: ...
Hailing from France, SicNoise sprung to existence in 2000. The group is comprised of two individuals, Walter Norman (MTC) and Botchan Karisen (Babylone Chaos), and their debut, No Longer Human, was released on the small cd-r label Cut Up Factory in 2002. After a period of inactivity, the duo released their second album, The Double […]
Lullabies & Nightmares is the debut solo album of multi-instrumentalist Justin Walter, who also plays the trumpet with the group NOMO. Walter’s trumpet also appears throughout this album, along with various electronic and computer-generated sounds, the kalimba, drums and percussion (performed by Quin Kirchner, also a member of NOMO), and the Electronic Valve Instrument, a hybrid […]
Abre Ojos is a mechanical beast, portrayed through the Occult sense of Creation through divine Will. It is the inanimate object brought to life, by the use of machinery and human expression reflecting a futuristic yet modern world that was first imagined, then created. Technology is a magical act, and when we see the Occult […]
Corvus Corvax is a band that is so exquisitely German, it is hard to not giggle. The music and aesthetics are over the top, yet very educated in their approach to music. This extremely talented band would seem quite cumbersome to get together in many parts of the world, but it seems a common thing […]
Explanation of Work Order: Soundtracks to the installation of the same name by Derek Rush, which ran at FigmentNYC from June 8-9, 2013 on Governor’s Island, NY. The floor of a dimly-lit room was covered in electronic debris with 4 separate post-apocalyptic soundscapes playing from different directions. The pieces are 30, 27, 24, and 21 […]
Castellum Stoufenburc re-released Die Macht’s 2004 4-track EP, Instinct de Survie, presenting it as a limited-edition stylized package and augmenting it with additional tracks, plus two collaborations with Waffenruhe. Die Macht falls under a form a martial that is decidedly more ambient, more experimental and more atmospheric. The opening “La Ligne” amounts to a deep […]