Looking back into the introduction to the EOY list I wrote around the same date in 2013, I realize how little things have changed…
We talk to Toby Driver about Kayo Dot’s new double album, Hubardo, and his recent obsession with crowd-funded projects.
Deftly under-produced mysteries from some grotspot in Brooklyn.
Crackling chasms of decay from a loose collective of Bay Area stalwarts. A criminally unheralded project.
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.
The Norwegian Black Metal scene deals another surprise blow in 2012 with Vetter’s marvellous, baffling debut.
A diligent acolyte’s struggle with the ever-shifting Deathspell Omega.
Svartidauði offer mind-warping sacraments in the Flesh Cathedral – destined to be one of the finest black metal albums released this year.
The innovative Wreck and Reference have flourished since their demo. In an attempt to kill two birds with one stone, LURKER reviews their new album,
Youth, then explores it with Ignat and Felix in an in-depth and exclusive interview.
Mirai Kawashima speaks about Sigh’s upcoming album [In Somniphobia], his relationship with saxophonist Mikannibal, and growing into ones 40s in the metal scene.
“Pulsating hypnotic ecstasy” seems to aptly sum up composer Mario Diaz de Leon’s new album.
Lurking in the heart of the Netherlands, another faceless unit rises to rend black metal’s corpse asunder.