Reboot – The Golem Rescored

Reboot, a non-profit that works to expand upon the Jewish identity, has rescored the 1920 silent German Expression classic The Golem: How He Came Into The World, with the help of musicians like Meg Baird and members of bands like Boredoms, the Flaming Lips and The Dead C. The Golem: How He Came Into TheContinue reading “Reboot – The Golem Rescored”

Wasted Cathedral – I’m Gonna Love You ‘Til The End Of Time

Wasted Cathedral’s I’m Gonna Love You ‘Til The End Of Time is an electro sound bath that displays a vast versatility and an insatiable desire to experiment. To be released tomorrow on Centripetal Force Records (and on the 29th through Cardinal Fuzz for our UK/EU readers), this latest effort by Saskatoon musician Wasted Cathedral (AKAContinue reading “Wasted Cathedral – I’m Gonna Love You ‘Til The End Of Time”

Body/Dilloway/Head – s/t

As Body/Dilloway/Head, Aaron Dilloway, Kim Gordon and Bill Nace create dense patchworks of distortion and manipulated tapes on their upcoming trio collaboration on Three Lobed Recordings. Set to be released on November 19th as another addition to Three Lobed’s 20th anniversary series (with preorders starting today), Body/Dilloway/Head’s self-titled LP is made up of three sprawlingContinue reading “Body/Dilloway/Head – s/t”

New Album Alert: Pelt Returns with Resistance Reticence

Pelt, one of the preeminent forces within the world of noise rock and experimental folk over the last few decades, has returned with possibly their strongest release in years: Resistance Reticence. Released as part of Three Lobed Recordings’ excellent 20th anniversary series (which already has some of the best albums of the last year), thisContinue reading “New Album Alert: Pelt Returns with Resistance Reticence”

Lost In Catland – A Cat Compendium

Help some cats in need by purchasing the new experimental feline-inspired benefit album, A Cat Compendium. Created by Grey Malkin (The Hare and The Moon) and Sven Visterin, this compilation’s goal is to assist animal charities in their native Scotland and Belgium (respectively) that are suffering from a lack of funds due to the pandemic.Continue reading “Lost In Catland – A Cat Compendium”

Xisco Rojo – Transfigurations

Madrid’s Xisco Rojo crafted a psychedelic guitar record that feels less like an album, and more like a collection of rituals that celebrate life itself. Written and performed entirely by Rojo on everything from six and twelve-string acoustic and electric guitars to Weissenborns and Greek baglamas, plus a whole plethora of other exotic and unusualContinue reading “Xisco Rojo – Transfigurations”

Dancing With The Noise: A Conversation with Ben Chasny

(photo by Elisa Ambrogio) On June 25th, Three Lobed Recordings will release what is the twentieth full-length album by Six Organs of Admittance, The Veiled Sea. With acerbic electric guitar attacks, industrial dance beats and a total cacophony of punchy in-your-face sounds and effects, this might be the most striking and singular album within theContinue reading “Dancing With The Noise: A Conversation with Ben Chasny”

Six Organs of Admittance – “All That They Left You”

Six Organs of Admittance has evolved into perhaps its most alien form yet on the shredding new single, “All That They Left You.” With industrial clanging beats, nightmarishly distorted vocals and metallic guitar work that puts the temperature of the surface of the sun to shame, this is Six Organs’ Ben Chasny certainly at hisContinue reading “Six Organs of Admittance – “All That They Left You””

Daniel Bachman – Axacan

Daniel Bachman’s Axacan is less a guitar album as it is a patchwork of manipulated environmental sonic artifacts, arranged in the most evocative and atmospheric of ways. Bachman took the field recordings and found sounds angle of 2018’s The Morning Star and evolved it into a higher form. Instead of decorating or setting the backgroundContinue reading “Daniel Bachman – Axacan”

Tashi Dorji / Ian McColm / Frank Meadows – The Power of Water

Uncompromising, raw and beyond otherworldly, The Power of Water is without a doubt one of the most essential free improv records of 2021. Tashi Dorji (of Kuzu), Ian McColm (of Heart of The Ghost) and Frank Meadows (of The Library of Babel), are each veterans of the DIY avant-garde and free jazz worlds, but thisContinue reading “Tashi Dorji / Ian McColm / Frank Meadows – The Power of Water”