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Dreamarcher -  Harding (Indie)

Dreamarcher – Harding (Indie)

I have no idea what is going on here. Not really. Oslo band Dreamarcher are a completely new name to me. This short EP is apparently a concept EP about the town Harding and its history, particularly around industrialisation. Most significantly though there is a.. Read More
Chelsea Wolfe – Hiss Spun (Sargent House)

Chelsea Wolfe – Hiss Spun (Sargent House)

There’s something about Chelsea. Something strange, sinister and utterly beguiling, something that makes you easily envisage her singing a dark ode at the end scenes in David Lynch’s Twin Peaks bar room. It’s a place where her haunting tones would fit right in but it.. Read More
Sleepmakeswaves – Made of Breath Only (Pelagic)

Sleepmakeswaves – Made of Breath Only (Pelagic)

It’s a strange thing when an intro is followed by what seems to be another intro. This is Australian post rock band Sleepmakeswaves, and this is their third album. Admittedly the second intro, an instrumental called “Worlds Away” livens up to the extent that there.. Read More
Full of Hell – Trumpeting Ecstasy (Profound Lore)

Full of Hell – Trumpeting Ecstasy (Profound Lore)

It’s been four years since “harsh grinding death” quartet Full of Hell released ‘Rudiments of Mutilation’ and their sound has evolved and transformed into a beast that is almost unrecognisable to where they first started. Full of Hell have, of course, collaborated with the likes.. Read More
Pg. Lost - Versus (Pelagic)

Pg. Lost – Versus (Pelagic)

Having previously written music with effect-saturated vocals, the Swedish quartet have gone for instrumental, more synth-driven pieces this time around, apparently due to Kristian Karlsson’s (bass, vocals) recent heavy touring schedule playing keys with Cult of Luna. Guitarist Gustav Almberg has commented that “I guess.. Read More
Slowrun – Resonance (Dunk!Records)

Slowrun – Resonance (Dunk!Records)

I had the pleasure of reviewing Slowrun’s evocative debut album “Prologue” about three years ago. Instrumental works are not everyone’s preference, but “Prologue”’s collection of progressive ambient post rock pieces did what music does so well and planted vivid images in my mind without the.. Read More
Latitudes – Old Sunlight (Debemur Morti)

Latitudes – Old Sunlight (Debemur Morti)

If you live in or around London and attend gigs on a regular basis, then Latitudes will have becoming a steady part of you gig going diet for the last seven years or so. The band’s initial release was instrumental EP ‘Bleak Epiphanies in Slow.. Read More
Delvoid - Serene (Cocoon Productions)

Delvoid – Serene (Cocoon Productions)

Delvoid are a post prog rock band from Norway whose work has been likened to Tool, Sigur Ròs, Isis and even Opeth. From the instrumental and spooky intro, it is evident that their output has care and precision. This leads into the mechanical and hypnotising.. Read More