Looking back into the introduction to the EOY list I wrote around the same date in 2013, I realize how little things have changed…
Bristol’s genre-scorning visionaries offer up a horrific portrait of past, present and future on their finest album by far.
One lurker takes a dive into strange, dark waters with English heroes And Also the Trees.
An obscure American industrial compilation yields a few pearls in the muck, and serves as a foggy window into a (justly) forgotten moment in the evolution of extreme music.
Gorgeous industrialized post-punk from the nightside of Brooklyn.
Deftly under-produced mysteries from some grotspot in Brooklyn.
Deeply original black metal for sleepwalkers, specters, and swordsmen. From the German scene that brought you Nagelfar, Lunar Aurora, and Ruins of Beverast.
Treasured British composers Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury invite you to be the Judge in Mega-City One.
In the final part of this in-depth discourse, Rob reveals where he feels most anchored in a society that lost its primal connection to the Earth a long time ago.
Edging closer to the end of this enlightening discourse, with Part III Rob and LURKER discuss the preternatural power and emotion of music that keeps us all spellbound.
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.
Halfway through the series now, Part II explores some of the extramusical mysteries lying beneath the art of Amebix – including psychedelics, myth and the occult.