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RAKTA
Death RockPost-Punkshoegaze

“A more psychedelic and garagey Xmal Deutschland” might be one way to describe Rakta’s hypnotic and layered, guitar-based, gothy punk rock. Their music garnered lots of praise early this year across various ‘zines and on quite a few garage, punk, and deathrock websites (including here at CVLT Nation). The Brazilian

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RAKTA ALBUM
Death RockMusicPost-Punk

by Oliver Sheppard The echoing vocals, darkly swirling guitars, and spooky organs used by Brazil’s Rakta pull you into a fuzzed-out soundscape drenched in ghostly reverb, drawing you down a sonic vortex and into a hauntingly psychedelic world that seems one part psych garage, one part deathrock, and one part

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Death RockDemosFeaturesMixtapesMusicPost-Punk

Well, we’re two years into these Deathrock mixtapes, and the fascination that dark postpunk and deathrock continues to hold over the punk scene continues unabated, even if many punker-than-thou bands refuse to acknowledge their own new swing into gothic territory, proud as some would-be tastemakers are. The punk scene’s dipping

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