ארכיון קטגוריה: Features

Machine Music Presents: The Best Metal of 2022

What a year. What. A. Year. It was a great year for music, it was a fucking horrible year for basically anything else, and at times one that brought on that uneasy feeling… להמשיך לקרוא

MACHINE MUSIC'S ALBUM OF THE YEAR: AN INTERVIEW WITH SkyThala

Artist: SkyThala Album: Boreal Despair Label: Moonlight Cypress Archetypes / I, Voidhanger Records Favorite Song: "Variegated Stances of Self Mockery" The Bare Bones: Boreal Despair is the debut album from American black metal/classical project SkyThala, featuring members… להמשיך לקרוא

Machine Music's Album of the Year: An Interview with Scarcity

Artist: Scarcity Album: Aveilut Label: The Flenser  Favorite Song: "III" The Bare Bones: Aveilut (Hebrew for "grief") is the debut album from American avant-garde black metal project Scarcity, featuring composer Brendon Randall-Myers and… להמשיך לקרוא

Track Premiere: Succumb to the Death Metal Avalanche of Nothingness

My torrid love affair with Minnesota death metal geniuses Nothingness began one fine day in September of 2019, when I ran into their incredible debut The Hollow Gaze of Death. I was blown away,… להמשיך לקרוא

Track Premiere and Interview: Dysgnostic Unleash Dissonant Fury

Maybe it's only fitting that the entire world seems to be engulfed in dissonance just as that term, whether used correctly or not (don't ask me, I have no idea), has taken over… להמשיך לקרוא

Watch: Ghostbound Perform Live in Drew Hays Tribute

A little over a year ago Drew Hays passed away and left the world a much less interesting place, his family shattered, and many of his friends at loss for words. Drew was,… להמשיך לקרוא

MILIM KASHOT VOL. 4: A COMPILATION PRIMER

Hey all. So, we released a new compilation of unbelievable music of all shapes and sizes and from all over the world (Turkey, Israel, U.K., U.S., Australia, Brazil, and Canada). It's one my… להמשיך לקרוא

PREMIERE: IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE MAJESTIC STORM THAT IS FORLESEN

It's my absolute pleasure and honor to present this exclusive stream of the new Forlesen track, "Strega." That's the bottom line you might have been looking for, and here it is (after the… להמשיך לקרוא

Album Premiere: Enter the Subterranean Humanity of Noise Project Batrakos

Say you went into a museum in 1917 and say a urinal. Chances are, unless you're a urinal person, you'd be pissed (pun intended?) and dismissive. "There's nothing creative there," you'd think, or… להמשיך לקרוא

Premiere: Experience the Fragile, Melancholy Beauty of new Post-Punk Project Grieving Sea

I think it's safe to say at this point that the wonderful U.K./Italian label Brucia Records can be officially called "friends of the blog." This absolute force of uncompromising, old-school creativity comprised by… להמשיך לקרוא

Album Premiere and Interview: Experience Spintria's Blazing Avant-Garde Metal

'Tis spring, the flowers are blooming, the trees unsheathing their fresh foliage, the world is burning, and avant-garde droning, jazzy metal is here to take your soul. We had the honor (just to… להמשיך לקרוא

Album Premiere: France's Peine Kapital unleash abrasive sludge doom metal

Very excited to be able to deliver some fresh, painful sounds on all you wonderful music-receptors known as human beings. And this time it's going to be harsh: the new EP from French… להמשיך לקרוא

Track Premiere: Witness the Delicate Majesty of Neo-Folk/Goth Project IJdelheid

Readers of this fine mess of a blog will undoubtedly have encountered my love and admiration for Dutch avant-garde black metal trailblazers Grey Aura. Other than releasing last year's AOTY (you can read… להמשיך לקרוא

ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2021: AN INTERVIEW WITH GREY AURA

Artist: Grey Aura Album: Zwart Vierkant Label: Onism Productions Favorite Song: "Het schuimspoor van de ramp" In a year packed with unbelievable music, some of which the direct result of artists locked in and forced to… להמשיך לקרוא

Machine Music Presents: The Best Metal of 2021

Well, well, well. Here we are, again. This year began with me feeling a bit underwhelmed, I have to say. A lot of great releases came and went, but I was beginning to… להמשיך לקרוא

Premiere: Stream Exclusive New 夢遊病者 and Drune tracks off New Compilation Milim Kashot Vol. 3

It's that time of years, folks, where we are most excited to announce our latest annual, globe-busting compilations in the MILIM KASHOT series. The goal, as always, is to somehow make manifest the… להמשיך לקרוא