Tag: Experimental

Brain Tentacles – Brain Tentacles Review

To have grown up a hard rock/metal fan in the early eighties is, I think, to have a deep disdain for the saxophone. At least it is for me. Along with the pop-synth and the

Faith No More – Sol Invictus Review

In 1995, I graduated high school. I kept in touch with a few of my classmates, but for the most part never saw or spoke to most of them after that. In 2005, they held

Liturgy – The Ark Work Review

Last Rites has been accused of metal snobbery in the past, so some may question the logic behind agreeing to review a record that appears to have willfully painted a target the size of Brooklyn

OvO – Abisso Review

Originally written by Chris Redar Experimental music has a tendency to be an ‘all-or-nothing’ proposition- not necessarily in the execution department, but as a final product. It’s either ridiculously engaging, or it’s simply ridiculous. A

Eagle Twin – The Feather Tipped The Serpent’s Scale Review

Something I find very appealing about Utah’s Eagle Twin is the fact that there’s not another band currently kicking around that sounds quite like them. I’ve seen them lumped alongside a handful of other droning

Valborg – Crown Of Sorrow Review

Somewhere out in the nebulous immensity of the cosmos, directly on the curve between fabrication and factuality, floats a land inhabited by the peculiar cerebral offspring of the three eccentrics who make up Deutschland’s purveyors

Sky Shadow Obelisk – Sky Shadow Obelisk Review

Sky Shadow Obelisk is an experimental doom project from the mind of Rhode Island multi-instrumentalist/vocalist/composer Peter Scartabello.  On this self-titled EP and debut release, Scartabello applies his classical training to two tracks totaling over 26

Desiderii Marginis – Seven Sorrows Review

The goal of Desiderii Marginis — fronted by sole brainchild, Johan Levin — has always been firmly rooted within the drifty, dark-ambient realm, but Levin has always added loads of strummed acoustics, crescendoing strings, and