ארכיון קטגוריה: Features

Interview and Video Premiere: Unleash Mathy Insanity with Fawn Limbs

The international insanity corporation otherwise known as Fawn Limbs has been fucking shit up quite nicely in their relatively short existence. Nicely enough, it should be said, to shoot from relative obscurity to… להמשיך לקרוא

The War Inside My Head: Track Premiere with Siberian Black Metal Project Isgherurd Morth

It's my distinct pleasure to present another track premiere, this time with the brand-new Siberian black metal project Isgherurd Morth that features some veteran names: Peter G. Shallmin (Kamlath / Escapethecult / Stench… להמשיך לקרוא

Premiere: Jerusalem's Karkait Channel Grindcore and Black Metal in Blazing New Track

Karkait catapulted itself into consciousness straight out of the Jerusalem underground/experimental music scene sometime mid-2019 with their stunning debut EP Yekum//Kiyum [“Universe//Existence”]. Like a fully-formed object of bizarre beauty and unrelenting passion Yekum//Kiyum… 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

Rare Footage of Megadeth's Gar Samuelson Unearthed

This is going to be one of those rare "newsy" posts on the site, and I realize this ins't the usual "content" found therein but I thought it was worth highlighting given the… להמשיך לקרוא

TRACK PREMIERE AND INTERVIEW: TERATOLITH – FIVE: THANATOMORPHOSIS

Italy's Brucia Records has been one of those rare pleasant surprises in an otherwise quite bleak and chaotic 2020. Highlighting some of the best in avant-garde, experimental, and just out-there black metal, much… להמשיך לקרוא

Track Premiere and Interview: Ghostbound Re-Imagine a Red House Painters Classic

Ghostbound is a unique presence in the field that is heavy and challenging music, especially that scene emanating from New York City in the last decade or so. Pulling from the same wellsprings… להמשיך לקרוא

Track Premiere and Interview: Creature – Involution – Expectations

For a while now it seems that a lot of the metal underground has been pretty deeply involved in two different yet somewhat related streams: OSDM and dissonant black metal. Different, again, as… להמשיך לקרוא

Album Premiere: MILIM KASHOT VOL. 2

Coming May 29, 2020, the new installment in the MILIM KASHOT series of compilations, marking 10 years to the establishment of the Machine Music blog, includes some of the boldest, exciting voices in… להמשיך לקרוא

Human Metal: An Introduction to Megadeth

I’ve been interviewing a lot lately, and I have been writing interviews a lot these days, and I have been thinking about those interviews a lot too. My favorite part of every one… להמשיך לקרוא

Metal 2010-2019: The Shape of Heavy to Come

I’ve spent most of this last year, the last of the waning decade, trying to make sense of the music that had sustained me and this website. One of the ways I have… להמשיך לקרוא

סיכום מיותר של העשור במטאל // Gratuitous Best-Metal-of-Decade List

אז, אני עדיין עושה את פרוייקט אלבומי העשור שלי, שהוא, אני חושב, ללא ספק הדבר הכי נהנתני, מוגזם, ונהדר שעשיתי בחיי. ואני לא חושב שאני אנסה לזקק את כל השיחות האלו לרשימת ״אלבומי… להמשיך לקרוא

Machine Music Presents – The Best Metal of 2019

שלום לכם ולכן קוראים נאמנים ונאמנות, סיכום שנת 2019, אחת המשוגעות במוזיקה ובחיי אני, הגיע. הנה הוא פה. הפעם הפורמט יהיה מעט שונה: אני אציג את הקטגוריות השונות, שבכל אחת יהיו משהו כמו… להמשיך לקרוא

SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM: NOV. 15-22

Another week, another overwhelming deluge of melancholic emotion having to do with a coming to terms with my own mortality, another batch of songs I liked. It was a good week. I took… להמשיך לקרוא

An Introduction to Excess and Exaggeration in Heavy Metal Music

There is hardly any reason for me to write this little thing (time will tell if indeed lives up to the title “little), other than this being something that has been on my… להמשיך לקרוא