All posts by Dan Obstkrieg

Happily committed to the foolish pursuit of words about sounds. Not actually a dinosaur.

Tomb Mold – The Enduring Spirit Review

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, flora and fauna, it’s a beautiful night here at Menacing Square Garden, and what a fight night it is. There’s the usual flurry of hushed excitement and politely suppressed

Hexvessel – Polar Veil Review

In the pantheon of “ways to reveal oneself as ill-qualified to tell strangers how to feel about the latest Hexvessel album,” telling you that I last checked in on the band at the time of

Found Sounds And Frig You Friday, Vol. 11

Fuck me, there is a LOT of music out in the world. Oh, hello. I didn’t see you come in. Why not sit down and stay for a spell? Or don’t. I’m clearly not your

Begravement – Horrific Illusions Beckon Review

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the riffless hinterlands which have separated them from glory, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate

Frig You Friday Presents: Frig You Fuzz – The Best Psych, Stoner, Prog, And Heavy Rock Of The Year (So Far)

As is tradition, every Fuck You Friday begins with: “Fuck me, there is a LOT of music out in the world.” But as the keenest and kleverest of you eagle-eyed shit-shellackers out there have surely

Found Sounds And Frig You Friday Presents: Vol. 9, Why Don’t You Go Frig Yourself Wednesday

Fuck me, there is a LOT of music out in the world. (For any eagle-eyed ear-sores out there, you may have spotted that today’s Fuck You Friday is not, in fact, happening on a Friday.

They Watch Us From The Moon – Cosmic Chronicles, Act I: The Ascension Review

Have you ever been around someone flapping their jaw about how serious art has to be about serious things and if you don’t get it, you’re just not serious about being a serious part of

Petrale – Salvation Precipitates Review

The day I first listened to Petrale’s new album, Salvation Precipitates, was also the day that I read a Substack newsletter from Phil Freeman about the Swedish band Air Raid. Freeman is a journalist whose