Naïve Magic: A Dungeon Synth Digest #9—Comfy Synth
This edition of Dungeon Synth Digest settles down with a warm cup of tea and reads from the history of comfy synth.
Hadewych’s Hideous Sound Cuts Into the Psyche on “Mes” (Early Album Stream + Interview)
Stream experimental collective Hadewych's upcoming album "Mes" early and check out an interview.
Entering the Underground #17: Inhuman Condition, Authentically Malicious Death Metal
Initially starting life as songs meant for a new Massacre album, Inhuman Condition's debut album "Rat°God" is a joyful throwback to classic death metal. Check out an interview with guitarist Taylor Nordberg.
Hazemaze Pierce The “Ethereal Disillusion” (Video Premiere)
The Swedish stoner/doom outfit's upcoming album "Blinded by the Wicked" deals with cults—check out the strange and fascinating music video for a new track.
Purple Dawn Embrace Good “Old Fashioned Black Madness” (Video Premiere)
Taken from the band's upcoming album "Peace & Doom Session Vol. II," watch a video of the German stoner doom band hammering out an unpredictably dynamic rocker.
At “Wit’s End”: Mizmor’s A.L.N. Demystifies His New Album
The Mizmor mastermind discusses the minutiae of his new album and what exactly left him at "Wit's End."
Backslider Worship the “Pseudomessiah” Through Utter Chaos (Video Premiere)
Check out the deranged video for a track off the Philadelphia-based powerviolence outfit's upcoming album "Psychic Rot."
Backpatches & Elbowpatches #11: Upcoming Events in Metal Academia
To kick off the new year, here's some upcoming events and things of interest in the world of heavy metal academia.
Noise Pollution #3: New Year, Stop Kidding Yourself, You’re Still You
Neill reflects on New Years' past and present, plus the recently-released "K÷93" project, nearly-lost recordings featuring Jaz Coleman and Geordie Walker of Killing Joke with Joy Division's Peter Hook.