[*]This article also contains a review of the film’s original soundtrack, which is available separately from Lighten Up Sounds. Romain Perrot (Vomir) and Andy Bolus (Evil Moisture) have only been ...
New Releases from Killer Bug, Facialmess, Richard Ramirez, Plagues, Unsustainable Social Condition, and New Forces Zine #6
You’ve got to admire the perseverance of Chris Mancinelli. After taking an unsuccessful crack at the Los Angeles music scene in the mid eighties, he got into music management via Gecko Records in California. From there, he was involved with the Norwegian pop band Borneo Express, worked with Osamu Kitajima and Apollon Records in Japan, […]
In promotion of Swans‘ latest full-length album, The Glowing Man, which saw the light of day this past June – their North American tour will be kicking off this week, alongside Cleveland-based singer-songwriter, Baby Dee. This tour will be starting off in September and extending all the way through November (with Swans headlining solo) in Europe. This is far […]
The volume of material that has been written about Justin Broadrick and his multitude of musical projects can no doubt be measured in pure metric tonnage, but there is a reason for this. For almost thirty-five years, he’s been crafting extreme music that has undeniably played a key role in the birth of several genres. […]
The first impressions for this 2014 CD on Looney-Tick Productions suggest that it’s going to be a tiresome instrumental post-rock record, one of the faceless swarm of Explosions in the Sky plagiarists, or watered-down Godspeed You! Black Emperor. The cover art (which is, in itself, quite pleasing) fits, and the track titles (gems like “I […]
Infect by Satori, released in 1993, is one of the best power electronics albums of that era, and criminally underappreciated. Even though it is not an “album” as such, but a compilation of tracks culled from their cassettes of the mid-to-late eighties, it flows like a malevolent river, pulling the listener along to a bleak […]
Since their inception in the late 2000s, Aderlating (Eric Eijspaart and Maurice De Jong, who individually make up all or parts of Mowlawner, Gnaw Their Tongues, the newly founded It Only Gets Worse, and a host of others) have released a string of splits, full-lengths, and miscellaneous limited releases that would be more than adequate for […]