When color and beat envelop you, and you leave the pre-conceived notions of what your feelings about music are. Talented musicians rise to the top and c.Kostra will bring you to place you know you wanted to visit but you weren’t sure how to get there. Give it a listen and check out the live show.
Beats, buzzing and drones might be an oversimplification of J.T. Bates debut solo release, but it does encapsulate a small part of what Bates is trying to achieve on this album. If you’re into experimental music, you will need to give this a listen. Continue reading →
It might seem weird that I am reviewing one song, but in the context of Infinite Religions musical project it might make more sense. Part of a series of three releases, if you look it at a basic level. It’s just four songs. But in actuality it’s six songs. Continue reading →
Fever Prone Circus Owned is Bloodpine’s debut LP, but you’d never guess. Each song, as well as the album as a whole, exhibits a mature sense of structure, instrumentation, and subtlety. With equal parts light and dark, Fever Prone Circus Owned conjures images of immense natural landscapes and a deteriorating small town America. Continue reading →
Scaphe’s third LP, Long Way Down, bursts with shape-shifting energy. The band has been churning out grating math rock since 2009, and it shows: Long Way Down exhibits masterful musicianship as well as song and album arrangement. If King Crimson had a powerviolence bastard child, it might sound something like Scaphe. Continue reading →