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FeaturedMusicPost Rockshoegaze

Label: Graveface Records From the first note, it’s evident this San Francisco band is showing up with an intent to inject a harder punch into their ethereal shimmer. Sure, shoegaze is the most obvious sub-genre label to tag them with, but the album feels just as influenced by Sonic Youth

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FeaturedMusicPost Rock

The resurgence of 90’s era post-hardcore has not gotten the same outpouring other subgenres might have experienced. There was a burst of bands who paid tribute to the more gritty Amp Rep vein. The Jesus Lizard was getting winks from several bands a couple of years ago, but nothing as

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FeaturedPost RockSludge

Galway’s Ilenkus have been threatening an album like this for a while. Their debut record, Rule By Thieves, while a solid enough offering, didn’t necessarily have the grit it needed to stand out from the pack, though still displaying the odd flicker of brilliance. A few years later, the band

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DoomPost RockSludge

Listen. Get Crushed. BUY. Support. Spread the Word. Suffer. Repeat. That’s all you need to know or do. Just get fucking doomed and love every second of it. This special treatment comes courtesy of NAGA from the sulfurous and mystical slopes of the Vesuvius volcano – Naples, in southern Italy;

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MusicPost RockReviewsSludge

The Grasshopper Lies Heavy is the latest edition to the Crowquill Records family, one which is steadily growing in quality, especially with last year’s stellar EP from Sisters of…. This new instrumental trio traverses some similar terrain as Sisters of…, but with a decidedly more brooding and paced approach. Every

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Avant GardePost RockPost-Punkshoegaze

During a talk at the Building Institute in 1975, Russian film-maker and theorist, Andrey Tarkovsky, was asked of his film Mirror: ‘What is the subject of Mirror, its idea, moral, plot, development, denouement?’ Tarkovsky’s response was unabashedly postmodern: ‘The writer of that question clearly considers that all those things are

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