NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM JAN 17 – JAN 23 – PLAGUE EDITION #43

Guess what happened this week?! Nothing! Shit's the same! Great! I mean, that's only partially true, mostly because we published a grand (grand!) new interview with grinding greats Cloud Rat (read here), which… להמשיך לקרוא

The War Inside My Head: An Interview With Cloud Rat

For the last decade and change Michigan's Cloud Rat have slowly been inching toward grindcore plaid. Now, I know what you're thinking, you're thinking "What the fuck is grindcore plaid?" Well, for those… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM JAN 10 – JAN 16 – PLAGUE EDITION #42

Should the advent of the COVID-19 vaccine bring about a shift from these "plague edition" posts? No. In other exciting news we just released what has to be one of the most special… להמשיך לקרוא

Pillars of the 90s: Craw talk the Post-Hardcore Kinetics of Lost Nation Road

[This is the Ninth installment of the Pillars interview series. You can check out the rest here] Artist: Craw Album: Lost Nation Road Year: 1994 Label: Choke Favorite Song: "Sound of Every Promise" The Bare Bones: Lost Nation… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE (ACTUALLY TEN) SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM JAN 3 – JAN 9 – PLAGUE EDITION #41

Music that is good. That's it. Please check out our multiple interview projects and other cool shit. And if you'd like to keep abreast of the latest, most pressing developments follow us wherever we may… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM DEC 27 – JAN 2 – PLAGUE (BLACK METAL) EDITION #40

So, I'll make it quick since I thought I would actually take the weekend off after doing 60 of these straight but I couldn't help myself. All black metal, mostly demos, I have… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM DEC 20 – DEC 26 – PLAGUE (PUNK) EDITION #39

The year is done, the Best of 2020 list is done, which means I'm pretty sick of music right now. And that all means I guess it's time for the first all-punk/hardcore edition… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM DEC 13 – DEC 19 – PLAGUE EDITION #38

Hi! OK! Before the music just this: it was a weird week but we also kinda published a new interview with Swiss gods Samael about Passage (and some Ceremony of Opposites) as part… להמשיך לקרוא

PILLARS OF THE 90S: SAMAEL DISCUSS THE MAJESTY OF PASSAGE

[This is the Seventh installment of the Pillars interview series. You can check out the rest here] Artist: Samael Album: Passage (and kind of Ceremony of Opposites – we'll get to that later) Year: 1996 Label: Century… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM DEC 6 – DEC 12 – PLAGUE EDITION #37

Wasn't an easy week, just on a personal level but also on a very musical level. I find that when I'm building something up, say planning a long-term interview project or transcribing a… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM NOV 29 – DEC 5 – PLAGUE EDITION #36

Hi, hello. It was quite the week of "top-notch content" here at MMHQ with quite a few features that we've been pretty excited to finally share. The first is a brand-new interview with… להמשיך לקרוא

MACHINE MUSIC PRESENTS – THE BEST METAL OF 2020

Ah, that last vestige of OCD-tastic satisfaction that is the dreaded Year End List! It was a funny one for, I think, obvious reasons, this 2020 of yours. And yet amid the chaos,… להמשיך לקרוא

Album of the Year 2020: An Interview with Sweven

Artist: Sweven Album: The Eternal Resonance Label: Ván Records Favorite Song: "Mycelia" Well, in a Machine Music first the crowning of the albums of the year turns somewhat more dramatic this time around with an interview… להמשיך לקרוא

Pillars of the 90s: Testament Talk Low and The Return of the Heavy

[This is the Sixth installment of the Pillars interview series. You can check out the rest here] Artist: Testament Album: Low Year: 1994 Label: Atlantic Records Favorite Song: "Dog Faced Gods" The Bare Bones: Low is the sixth… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM NOV 22 – NOV 28 – PLAGUE EDITION #35

Hi, hello. A very stressful week is over, an even more stressful one is coming but here's music to help us all (me) survive. If you haven't already I encourage you to check… להמשיך לקרוא