Features
A year in retrospect

A year in retrospect

I should introduce this short retrospect by admitting I haven’t been wholly productive during this year in terms of reviews or features. Between the political turmoil of my country following Chávez’s death and my time consuming day job, there was little I could do to fix it. However, I’ll assume this feature as a Winter...
Thrall on Aokigahara Jukai & Japanese Culture

Thrall on Aokigahara Jukai & Japanese Culture

Discussing Thrall's third album, Aokigahara Jukai, Japanese culture and its appropriation of death, as well as some token misanthropy.
Kayo Dot Interview: On Hubardo & Crowd-Funded Projects

Kayo Dot Interview: On Hubardo & Crowd-Funded Projects

We talk to Toby Driver about Kayo Dot's new double album, Hubardo, and his recent obsession with crowd-funded projects.
Industrial Chaos: Combing through the ruins of a lost scene

Industrial Chaos: Combing through the ruins of a lost scene

An obscure American industrial compilation yields a few pearls in the muck, and serves as a foggy window into a (justly) forgotten moment in the evolution of extreme music.
Bosse-De-Nage and Sump live in London: a recap

Bosse-De-Nage and Sump live in London: a recap

Visual artifacts from Bosse-De-Nage and Sump live in London.
Endless Bliss: In conversation with Mories de Jong on Seirom

Endless Bliss: In conversation with Mories de Jong on Seirom

Prodigious in output, singular in sound: Mories de Jong of Gnaw Their Tongues returns with a new sound, a new project and a new album. We catch up with the man himself to see how his landscape has changed since our 2010 interview.
The Great Old Ones & Terzij de Horde, 05/01/2013, London

The Great Old Ones & Terzij de Horde, 05/01/2013, London

Snaps from LURKER's first show.
Manticore - Behold the Ascension of the Execrated (streaming)

Manticore – Behold the Ascension of the Execrated (streaming)

Commit satanic violence to the new Manticore album, streaming in its totality here.
Arosian Black Mass MMXII

Arosian Black Mass MMXII

"It's not all about the black metal, it's also about books!"
All I do is complain

All I do is complain

What you *really* shouldn't turn a blind eye to before the year is out.
Kit Williams' Masquerade

Kit Williams’ Masquerade

Hidden among my grandparents' shelves I found a book I would never forget.
Godstopper - What Matters (streaming)

Godstopper – What Matters (streaming)

Experience Godstopper's monolithic debut album.