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Post-prison Burzum

Post-prison Burzum

With the advent of Burzum's new album Umskiptar, LURKER looks back on how the project has developed since the Count's release and considers some of the flak he's taken in the process.
Non Opus Dei Interview

Non Opus Dei Interview

Check out a very unique feature interview, purposely translated into English for LURKER by the band themselves.
An interview with Toby Driver

An interview with Toby Driver

Though there are many differences in musical taste between the founders of this site, if a constant exists it is our mutual and limitless appreciation of the works of multi-instrumentalist and composer Toby Driver. His music as it appears in Maudlin of the Well and Kayo Dot was something we all caught on to during...

Oren Ambarchi – Intermission 2000-2008 (2009) + Live at Supersonic 2008

Straddling the border between music and noise, Oren Ambarchi’s seemingly endless lengths of wire, series of pedals and banks of effects loop out in giant arcs across both space and metaphors, as something like the large hadron collider of sound.  Breaking music down into discrete elements, purifying them and warping them in a vacuum, then...

Yellow Crystal Star – ∞ + X = I (2006)

One of the vestigial remnants on the ever-revealing face of MUSIC left tacitly by Myspace is a rather trivial configurement of categorisation.  As the site fades further into irrelevance and obscurity, the tripartate genre labelling system present on all musicians pages, so often using all three blank spaces, presumably to expand the breadth of their...

Popol Vuh – Hosianna Mantra (1972)

  The Popol Vuh is a text of great antiquity, narrating the mythistorical religion of the K’iche’ people, a Mayan tribe native to Guatamala. It is also the title of one of the greatest musical groups to have come out of the German krautrock scene. The 70′s were a period of unprecedented sociopolitical and spiritual...

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