Dreadlords / Miss Parker : Split

2017 : Désordre Nouveau Records Format : 7″ File this one under “out of left field” for me, it’s one of those splits your not sure how or why came together, only glad that it did. For those that don’t know, Dreadlords is basically the flipside to the Black Industrial unit TOMB. Make no mistake, it’s…

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Exclusive North American Aluk Todolo “Archive Vol. 1” Stream

Archives vol.1 is a collection of unreleased and rare material documenting the first decade of the band’s existence : raw, unpolished rehearsal captures, bizarre recording experiments, early or alternate versions of existing pieces, these 8 tracks, selected from the band’s private tapes, are compiled in an unchronological order, forming a whole and unveiling new aspects…

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Episode 22

Show notes: Trepaneringsritalen “All Hail the Black Flame” (Deathward, To The Womb – 2017 – Cold Spring) Teitanblood “Anteinfierno” (Death – 2014 – Norma Evangelium Diaboli / The Ajna Offensive) Foie Gras “Devotee” (Self-Released – 2017 – Bandcamp) 777 “Across the Abyss” (Self-Released – 2017 – Bandcamp) Leviathan “The Smoke of Their Torment” (Scar Sighted – 2015 – Profound Lore Records / Devout…

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Anji Cheung : Daughter of Fortitude

2016 : Aurora Borealis Format : Cassette/Digital I’ve been a fan and ardent follower of Anji’s work since stumbling across it a couple of years back. I’ve featured her on the podcast, asked her to contribute to our yearly “best of” (which she’s so graciously complied), but I’ve never actually reviewed one of her releases.…

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Episode 21

Show notes: Perturbator “Cult of 2112” (The Uncanny Valley – 2016 – Blood Music) Anji Cheung “Phillip Traum” (Hypatia – 2016 – Audio. Visuals. Atmosphere.) Dynatron “Wormhole” (Escape Velocity – 2016 – Blood Music) Nox Formulae “Yezidic Nox Formulae” (The Hidden Paths To Black Ecstasy – 2016 – Dark Descent) Tommy ’86 “Citymutilation” (Transhumanism – 2016 – Blood…

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Best of 2016

MMXVI Yes, 2016 was a dumpster fire, but the flames are not burning any hotter or reaching higher than the ones before…or the ones to come. Politicians are a corrupt lot and most answer exclusively to mega corporations. Few, if any, hold our best interests at heart. We live in a world where religious extremists kill…

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Totenwerk / Fanaticism

KR: Totenwerk appears to deliberately remain in the shadows, with quite a prolific body of work to date so far, though printed in very limited editions – there seems to be a following for the label and perhaps a certain “mystique” surrounding it. Under which circumstances did Totenwerk come to life?  TOTENWERK: The label was…

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