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I’m in awe of the new IMPLODES – Reverser is a perfect soundtrack for watching  the sun rise while everything around you blows in the wind! In between the sonic textures that this band creates is where you will find the magic. I feel so freaking lucky that CVLT Nation

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Has the sun kissed your heart lately? Has a shimmering sound made your day better lately? Has a big cup of shining feedback been your go-to drink on a Friday? Well, one record that answers all these questions is Lush created by CREEPERS! Over the course of 7 tracks, this band commands your attention with their brand of sun-soaked shoegaze.

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A Place to Bury Strangers Transfixiation might not explode with the same level of bombast as the band’s earlier work, but there is a level of maturity in it. With each album, the band expands their sound, this time what they have added is more melody and focus on nuanced songwriting.

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These were my favorite recordings that were released in 2014. Listed in reverse alphabetical order covering a variety of different artists creating Death Metal, Hardcore Punk, Trip Hop, Underground Rap & Indie Rock. Wreck and Reference – “Want”, (((Experimental Duo from Davis/Los Angeles))) Witchrist – “Vritra”, (((Primitive Death Metal Ooze

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UK metal has had a pretty great year, with bands from all walks of the musical spectrum taking chances, building on their foundations and creating albums that speak to the heart, the soul and the darker side of the self. These records are six that had the band step up

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SIX: RM – Crown Vetch The new tape by RM is perfect on so many levels, but putting their music into a box would be hard, which is a very good thing. One thing that strikes me about the first track, “Poison Ivory,” is the way they have wrapped brittle

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This album made me sink. I hit play and it immediately drugged and sedated me. It’s like a constant flow of morphine, endorphin and psychedelics blowing like a cosmic wind through every cell of your body and causing permanent changes in your consciousness and perception. Every note played, every whisper,

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Label:Throne Records  Release Date: Dec.1st December is always a depressing month, so it’s the perfect time for the Brighton trio called Fvnerals to drop their debut full-length, the Light. They weave their web using synths, drums, guitar and vocals, making them emotionally heavy, like back when Micheal Gira would let

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Black Love’s debut full length is a record of contrasts. The music, crisp in its production, is constructed around the stretching vistas of shimmering post-rock. The vocals, meanwhile, are claustrophobic and lower-than-lo-fi; a muffled, desperate scream that sounds like it’s fighting for air. Also at odds with itself is the

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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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I’m not sure about you, but I like my shoegaze wrapped in thick blankets of feedback and dipped in unhealthy amounts of fuzz! CRISIS ARM creates the gaze that puts my mind in the right kind of haze! CVLT Nation is stoked to be premiering their new video “Positions” below…You

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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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