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”

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”

Sunburned Hand of The Man – Pick a Day to Die

Out of the galaxy that is the Sunburned Hand of The Man discography, Pick a Day to Die may be the band’s brightest shining star yet. Recorded mainly during sessions between 2007 and 2017, this album finds the legendary experimental collective demonstrating every strength in their arsenal. From space folk abstractions to kosmische biker freakContinue reading “Sunburned Hand of The Man – Pick a Day to Die”

Gunn-Truscinski Duo – Soundkeeper

With four LP sides of finely sculpted guitar and percussion soundscapes, Soundkeeper is the fourth and possibly best record in the already superb Gunn-Truscinski Duo discography. Guitarist Steve Gunn and drummer John Truscinski have been playing together for ten years now, so they would of course know each other’s playing styles and strengths as ifContinue reading “Gunn-Truscinski Duo – Soundkeeper”

Silver Scrolls – Music for Walks

Sometimes the best way to feel truly moved and changed by a record, is by listening to it while going for a walk. It’s strange that it took until 2020 for an album to be created with this specific activity in mind, but it was absolutely worth the wait. Silver Scrolls (Dave Brylawski of Polvo,Continue reading “Silver Scrolls – Music for Walks”

Bardo Pond – Adrop/Circuit VIII

Bardo Pond certainly needs no introduction here, but for anyone who’s is still uninitiated, they’re one of the greatest pioneering forces in modern acid rock. In the nearly 30 years since their debut, the band has helped to set the standard and push the boundaries for countless shoegaze, space and stoner rock acts that followed inContinue reading “Bardo Pond – Adrop/Circuit VIII”