Looking back into the introduction to the EOY list I wrote around the same date in 2013, I realize how little things have changed…
I should introduce this short retrospect by admitting I haven’t been wholly productive during this year in terms of reviews or features. Between the…
Contemplate the alchemical mysteries of Menace Ruine’s new album, Alight In Ashes. Geneviève answers some questions on the record’s birthing process.
Crackling chasms of decay from a loose collective of Bay Area stalwarts. A criminally unheralded project.
A rare triumph from one of the finest drone ensembles LURKER has heard.
The culmination of a career spanning three decades, SWANS once again proves why they’re one of the most influential acts of the underground scene.
Filthy punk-metal that has a problem with just about everything.
Back from a gruelling tour of Europe, Monarch reveal some of the thought processes behind their latest 13bpm black mass, Omens.
Contemplating the mysteries of Three & Seven…
The finest propagators of the noise rock movement, hand picked by LURKER.
Feedback-fuelled incantations of a French witch.
Good things come to those who wait. Asva’s latest album, Presences of Absences, was brewed to perfection over three years and it’s their most daring effort to date.