Tag: Psychedelic

Ufomammut – 8 Review

So I’m sitting at this bar in Chicago, looking over a curiously adventurous beer list, as I compliment the bartender’s choice in doom metal as he organizes suspended bullet belts laced with nothing but adorable

Jordablod – Upon My Cremation Pyre Review

The greatest virtue of Sweden’s Jordablod is that they sound like a band. “But wait,” you say, “aren’t the vast majority of the albums reviewed on this site created by bands?” Well yes, but sometimes

Show of Bedlam – Transfiguration Review

It can be an incredibly satisfying feeling to discover a great band that was quietly flying under your radar. This is most definitely the case with Montreal, Canada’s Show of Bedlam, with whom I am ashamed

Hark – Machinations Review

If the life experiences and environment of an artist affect the music she creates, then it’s only natural that the life experiences and environment of a listener should also affect the way she experiences music.

Dead Meadow Concert Report – Pausing On A Sunday Night

You ever get that feeling when you’re listening to music that it’s a vessel for shutting out the world, leaving you in transcendence to just be here with the music for a while? It’s a

Young Hunter – Young Hunter Review

If it wasn’t for feelings, music might not be anything more than a spattering of sounds; so much clacking, thumping, ringing and whooshing in the air, sometimes signaling something of note but mostly not. So

Oranssi Pazuzu – Värähtelijä Review

When Oranssi Pazuzu‘s debut album, Muukalainen Puhuu, touched down in 2009, it was a shock to hear such a fully formed vision. Despite the fact that plenty of black metal bands had exploded the genre

Aluk Todolo – Voix Review

How do you know what music is about? It seems like a silly question, but the answer often strongly influences how one experiences a given piece of music. The easiest clue is usually lyrical: if