Tag: Avant-garde

夢遊病者 (Sleepwalker) – 一期一会 Review

Time fluctuates in dreams. It ebbs and flows, jumping over any logical progression of events in a discernible chronology. It is within this framework of the subconscious that 夢遊病者 (Sleepwalker) dwell, creating seemingly limitless soundscapes that are

Ihsahn – Àmr Review

It’s undeniable that After will remain the classic Ihsahn record. If someone wants to get into his work, that’s the album they select. It’s not even out of the realm of possibility some would rate After higher

Thy Catafalque – Geometria Review

Every time Tamás Kátai gifts us with another Thy Catafalque album, he seems to be providing another slightly different glimpse at his wider vision. While the project’s sound is instantly recognizable and undeniably unique –

夢遊病者 (Sleepwalker) – 5772 Review

Going in blind on bands can be an interesting exercise. A lot of times the label, cover art, or general aesthetic can give clues as to what the listener can expect, but in the case

Squalus – “Flesh, Bone, And Rubber” Premiere and The Great Fish… Review

There’s a reason we don’t have an ape, tiger, snake or buzzard week: despite a deep admiration for a large portion of Earth’s animals that are lucky enough to avoid our grocery stores, the greater

Boris – Dear Review

Here is the real problem: you can use words to describe Boris’ music, but you are wrong when you do so. I can use phrases like “mixing the textured guitar work of Justin Broadrick meets

Ghost Bath – Starmourner Review

What prompts the general metal public to bust out the pitchforks and torches can be as mystifying an examination as it is frustrating. For the most part, fans of the genre are intrinsically allergic to

Dodecahedron – Kwintessens Review

As a Star Trek: The Next Generation nerd, it is my duty to spend an inordinate amount of time relating its characters, narrative and minutia into my everyday life. Pursuits such as this are often