[Music] Raphael Weinroth-Browne – Worlds Within

Ladies and gentlemen, I have to be admit to being a bit thrilled to mention this release.  Some time ago, I reviewed a band called Flying Hórses, a band Raphael Weinroth-Browne was a member of, and whose stunning work on the cello made the album so memorable for me. On January 24, he will release […]

[Music] 20 Years of Southern Lord’s Dark and Heavy Art

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/album=2641990699/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ The label’s roster has always featured a wide breadth of sonic explorers, from ambient artists through very heavy metal and post-metal acts to jazz fusion. via 20 Years of Southern Lord’s Dark and Heavy Art — Bandcamp Daily It’s amazing to think that this label has been around for 20 years, and I missed a […]

[Music] Olaf Olafsonn and the Big Bad Trip – The Feathers of Oblivion IV: Winter

Prague-based band Olaf Olafsonn and the Big Bad Trip offer a music straddling the borders of black metal and psychedelic rock.  The riffs are monstrous, and there are glimmering moments of 70s hard rock in this release.

[Music] Various Artists – Al​-​Mawtin Al​-​Aswad: Arabian Inheritance

Respect to Depressive Illusions Records out of Kyiv, Ukraine, for giving these folks a platform to spread their music out to the broader world, even if metal isn’t quite my cup of tea. This compilation of Arabian and North African racket bears little resemblance to anything metal-heads in the United States are used to producing. The anger […]