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.