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Corbeaux – Hit The Head (S/R)

Interestingly this debut release from Swiss instrumental post metallers Corbeaux has been mastered by Magnus Lindberg (Cult Of Luna) and that name drop gives you an inkling of where this band resides musically. It’d be unfair to say that the… Continue Reading →

Killbody Tuning – Hello! Welcome, So Far… (Hummus Records)

I am no stranger to the Hummus roster with the likes of Impure Wilhelmina, Coilguns, Red Kunz, NVRVD having releases in my collection, the label aims squarely at the experimental side of post rock or metal, whatever you want to… Continue Reading →

Agrimonia – Rites of Separation (Southern Lord)

What is in a label? A genre label I mean, not a record label. I’ve heard so many arguments recently about the need to put a band’s music in a very clearly defined pigeon hole so that everyone can feel… Continue Reading →

The Shaking Sensations – Start Stop Worrying (Pelagic Records)

Sit back and think about it, we all love certain genres of music especially when it comes to writing album reviews about them and generally our knowledge of certain genres is far more expansive than others. However being tested and… Continue Reading →

Shakhtyor – ST (Cyclone Empire)

Doom bands are too often failed by the singers. I include in that term all the obvious associated heavy-as-an-anvil-on-the-head sludge and stoner genres but let’s focus on doom specifically for a moment. Huge slabs of portentous music making hearts bust… Continue Reading →

Bauda – Euphoria… Of Flesh, Men and The Great Escape (A Sad Sadness Song)

The moments when man places his own needs above those of the natural world might be described as blots on our historical landscape. César Marquez, a conceptual artist, master of multi-instrumentalism and the man behind Bauda from Santiago in Chile,… Continue Reading →

Fading Waves – The Sense Of Space (Slowburn Records)

I first became aware of Russia’s Fading Waves when I heard their impressive contribution to Slowburn Records’ split-EP with Starchitect. With the band’s brainchild, Alexey Maximuk, working his magic, both behind the production desk and in front of it, it… Continue Reading →

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