Text: Mike Hill I’ve known Aaron Turner for two decades, which sounds like a very long time; time flies on broken wings, I suppose. During that time, I’ve observed him, along with a shortlist of other like-minded individuals, transform the landscape of heavy music, propelling it forward into the new
It seems that the stars have aligned this summer as the titans of sonic devastation known as Sumac have returned. Their sophomore effort, entitled What One Becomes, saw its release on Thrill Jockey Records on June 10th. This latest chapter finds the trio of Aaron Turner, Nick Yacyshyn and Brian Cook further exploring
At the beginning of the year, we published an article by our writer Gareth Watkins entitled “Anarchists vs. ISIS: The Revolution in Syria Nobody’s Talking About,” and to date it’s been read 235,554 times, making it our all-time most popular post – above Stone Age dildos, no less, and it fills me
Several weeks ago, when I wrote this piece for CVLT Nation, my aim was to make people aware of something hugely important happening in a part of the world that the press won’t touch. Understandably worried that they’ll end up in the next ISIS beheading video, news agencies don’t have
Banner photo: Samantha Marble Aaron, first off I want to say thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to do this interview. That being said, let’s cut the shit and get down to business. Your newest offering in this sunless land of underground music is entitled
The Middle East today is the last place anyone in the mainstream western media would think to look for progressive political thought, and even less to see those thoughts translated into action. The idea of part of the region being not just free, but well on its way to utopian, isn’t one that you’re going to find in the mainstream media.