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Long Distance Calling – How Do We Want To Live (InsideOut)

I suppose most of you know or have at least heard of the Israeli historian and philosopher Yuval Noah Harari and his multi-discipline insights into the history of and the prospects for the human species. If you don’t know him,… Continue Reading →

iiah – Terra (S/R)

Warning!  This reviewer is now leaving his comfort zone… It’s with great trepidation that I not only dip my toe into post-rock waters but also try to pronounce this band’s name.  Iiah (‘eye-aah’, I believe) hail from Adelaide, Australia, and… Continue Reading →

Kall – Brand (Prophecy Productions)

To some, the genre of Depressive & Suicidal Black Metal is the strangest of all musical genres, a laughing matter even, to others it is the logical conclusion of dealing with the realities of life. Where you stand on that… Continue Reading →

Hail Spirit Noir – Eden In Reverse (Agonia Records)

Transcending the norms of progressive blackened extremity Greek act Hail Spirit Noir continue their exploratory sonic narrative carved out on three previous exhilarating releases whose last album, ‘Mayhem In Blue’, which I reviewed here, and contained everything you could desire… Continue Reading →

Lesser Glow – Nullity (Pelagic Records)

On paper, Boston, MA. originated band Lesser Grow with this their second full length album following on from 2018’s Ruined, should absolute tick all the boxes I have, for falling absolute head over heels in love with every riff, snare… Continue Reading →

Mountaineer – Bloodletting (Lifeforce)

OK let’s take this from the top or summit. Sherpa Tenzing, Edmund Hilary, Sly Stallone, Brian Blessed – sorry guys you have been usurped there is a new mountaineer in my life. Oakland, California is not an area known for… Continue Reading →

The Bloody Mallard – Realm (Onslaught Records)

The Bloody Mallard are described as a heavy psych, prog and alt-rock project, recalling the likes of King Crimson, Pink Floyd, Baroness, Yob and Elder. This album starts with a monstrous 11-minute instrumental piece called “Haemoglobin”. I felt the psychedelic… Continue Reading →

Telepathy – Burn Embrace (Svart Records)

It seems like only yesterday that post rock quartet Telepathy had released their debut EP ‘Fracture’ and were supporting the likes of Latitudes at small pub venues. Fast forward nine years and the band are now on their third full-length… Continue Reading →

Velnias – Scion of Aether (Eisenwald)

Yes, there have always been Fissures Within The Construct. Now that they have become apparent, everyone can see them, and the more time goes by, the wider they get, turning into broad cracks and large fractures. Velnias are from Nederland,… Continue Reading →

Hubris – Metempsychosis (Art As Catharsis Records)

A bit of instrumental post rock from Switzerland here. From the life and death theme of this album, which revolves around a number of Greek mythological characters, there would seem to be a progressive element. The band itself has drawn… Continue Reading →

Toundra – Das Cabinet des Dr Caligari (Inside Out/Superball)

The strange title of this album beat me at first and still does, but I do now know that it refers to a German silent horror film of the same name from 1920. A far cry from the days when… Continue Reading →

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