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[Music] Various Artists – This Is Darkness: Vol​.​1 Dark Ambient

This Is Darkness is a website based out of Baltimore, Maryland, in the United States which is dedicated to promoting dark ambient music. This is their first in what we hope to be are a long series of compilations dedicated to the promotion of the best of bleak music. Such names as Xerxes The Dark, …

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[Music] Sonologyst – Silencers – The Conspiracy Theory Dossiers

Sonologyst is no stranger to this blog. Raffaele Pezzella, Mr. Sonologyst himself, brings a new release (also available on vinyl!) of dark ambient inspired by conspiracy theories. If Alex Jones were an ambient composer… oh, just kidding.  He has a far more serious interest, and you can either read more about it at the Bandcamp …

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[Music] Frail Digit Lamb’s Tongue – Just Rulings in the Court of Astaroth?

I normally don’t cover much noise because the scene is filled with garbage.  Most of it consists of nihilists more interested in shocking their readers with crap record covers than constructing sonic art.  Most sound like a teenage kid flipping on the switch to their mother’s vacuum, recording it, and tacking on a diatribe and …

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[Music] Experimental Groundbreakers Controlled Bleeding Straddle the Primal and Cerebral

Controlled Bleeding were among the greatest of the post-Industrial acts the United States ever produced.  Bandcamp does a great job letting Paul Lemos speak of the band’s history, development, the loss of members Chris Moriarty and Joe Papa, and his future plans.

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[Music/Interview] Destruktionsanstalt – Ex Bello Volaptus (plus interview with Per Najbjerg Odderskov)

Destruktionsanstalt is one of several monikers used by Danish composer Per Najbjerg Odderskov. Per is no stranger to this blog, as we had the pleasure of reviewing his previous release, Swedenborg, a master work of bleak ambient music. His latest release, Ex Bello Volaptus, builds on that foundation, at once creating something akin to SPK …

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[Music] New Post Punk & Drone from Magnetic Ghost, Remora, & Luka Fisher on Silber

A press release from our friends at Silber Media: Hello, Happy Thanksgiving. I hope you all are well. Doing my best to be thankful for the relatively good place I’m in even though life has been routinely difficult this year. But hey, life is supposed to be hard work anyway right? We’ve got three new …

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