This is a holy music made with a mad hippie love infused with the same DIY impatience that secretly links the beats and the freaks and the punks.
Neither relaxing or particularly “haunting”, these alien vocalizations reward close listening.
Lost Shadows: In Defense of the Soul
A review of Sub Rosa's recent rerelease of David Toop's strange and powerful Yanomami recordings
Jordan de la Sierra
A review of the recent reissue of a remarkable minimalist New Age recording from 1977.
Don't Mind if I Do
Waxing and waning on Joanna Newsom's Have One on Me
Richly melodic down-tempo for your in-ear trip
Reveling in visionary and apocalyptic Brit folk
The sad dream-pop of You Can Have What You Want
A strikingly original South Asian / West Coast rock band
Smoking new collection of North Afro-pop from the 70s.
The Blithe Sons
Drifting along with The Great Orthochromatic Wheel
Endtimes Metal, take two
French death metal dudes Gojira shred The Way of All Flesh
Endtimes Metal, pt 1
Amon Amarth's Twilight of the Thunder God
Bindrune's super new split LP
Masaki Batoh and Helena Espvall
Neofolk improv from two psych innovators