Forget comparisons, forget Xmal Deutschland, forget post-punk, death rock, goth and experimental music. Rakta are one of a kind and the only inhabitant of their native planet where the ambient sound is the jubilation of black witches gathering, dancing to the roar of a collapsing world. On the new record “Falha
Clad in a leather jacket adorned with patches and spikes, a young man wanders the streets at night on a quest initiated by a series of mysterious letters. The first, scrawled in large black letters, urges him to ‘PLEASE HELP,’ adding ‘THEY ARE EVIL’ as a gentle but enigmatic reminder.
We are very excited to share with you the exclusive premiere of a brand new Chain of Flowers track called “Oed.” This track is part of the incredible forthcoming compilation from A L T E R entitled ALERT (ALT50) which will celebrate the London-based label’s 50th release. ALERT! by Chain
DEAD REGISTER weaves an interesting blend of varied shadowy elements into their sonic web. The baritone croon of their lead singer soars with the rest of the shoegazing shimmer. They are heavy but not metal, with the more metallic elements serving as a booming undertone, and head banging is not
The heavily 80s inspired Holygram, who released their sophomore album Modern Cults last month, are touring North America right now with VNV Nation! You really don’t want to miss these guys– hailing from Cologne, Germany, Holygram combines dancey coldwave with krautrock and shoegaze elements for a very big sound. Dark and
We all have a cross to bear, as the saying goes. For some, the burden takes the shape of physical pain. For others, it manifests in less tangible ways: mental, emotional, or spiritual distress. In the case of Marc Dwyer, the cross represents a harrowing encounter with mortality. During his