“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
The Jesus and Mary Chain live at the Electric Ballroom in Camden, 1985…nuff said!
1. BOTANIST So Fucking Original…So fucking amazing…So freaking Magical…So freaking breathtaking…the new BOTANIST album out now on Flenser is PERFECT! Not only is this one of the best black metal albums of the year, it might just be one of the best albums of the year hands down…Don’t take my
I’m not really sure where to start on this one. This album defies any attempt to pin it into a corner with any kind of label or definition. There is so much ethereal shit going on in this record that at at times it feels like it is pulsating in front
Do you dream in music that washes waves of sound over your buzzing eardrums? In that case, you will really dig the new track “Faded” we are streaming from EARTH MOVER off their Gemini cassingle! Recorded by Michael Kuhn at OddRoom Studios in Charlotte, NC, this track will steal your
1. BONE I’m at a loss in how describe this band’s brilliance, because every moment of their album For Want of Feeling alters my state of mind! On many levels, I think that BONE have created a the perfect album. This band’s songs are huge trees of emotion that cast
Photos and Text by Saul Torres After 1,200 miles of trip, hours of sleeplessness, and eleven-dollar cigarettes, I finally made it to Chicago. The third Pitchfork Music Festival was happening, and I was still in shock from Nick Cave’s performance the night before in Austin. What could be exciting enough
Katorga Works is getting ready to release the new WEED HOUNDS self-titled album. Now it’s time to listen to two perfect shoegaze songs by WEED HOUNDS… after listening you might have the same feeling I had – wow, I must have this album in our collection! Katorga Works strikes again!
I found a very interesting and special band this weekend called FATALISM. They have a new tape out on Eternal Death entitled Mystery of Death and I’m totally addicted to it! The music this band creates pushes aside any depression that might be alive in my brain and allows the
Markus Siegenhort, sometimes going by the pseudonym of Herbst, is the helmsman of German act Lantlôs, a band that has traversed different musical plains over each of its records, usually occupying a regular home in the world of black metal and shoegaze with regular collaborator, Neige of Alcest. With new
So what do we have here happening in my ear? I’m under attack by the sonic weirdos GRAVE BABIES! These Seattle merchants of distorted, bugged out, subversive shoegaze tunes are about to hit the road for a west coast tour. The last GRAVE BABIES record Crusher is a staple in
All the way live…All the way shoegaze…All the way A Place To Bury Strangers visuals now showing…nuff said!