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

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM APR 10 – APR 16 – PLAGUE EDITION #101 – WWIII EDITION #8

Hailz to all, life is complicated. Hope you're good, healthy, and safe. Here's some music to char your soul medium well. As always, check out our various interview projects and other cool shit. And if… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM APR 3 – APR 9 – PLAGUE EDITION #100 – WWIII EDITION #7

A fresh batch of…. Oh, fuck it. Just listen to the music. I have the privilege of thanking a wonderful person for joining the Patreon for the second week in a row! (THIS… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM MAR 26 – APR 2 – PLAGUE EDITION #99 – WWIII EDITION #6

Hey yo, sorry for not putting a column out last week. It was my birthday and my self-image wasn't ready for the impact of being "that guy who takes away from his birthday… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM MAR 13 – MAR 19 – PLAGUE EDITION #98 – WWIII EDITION #5

Hi everyone, keep safe. Music + exaggerated descriptions + self-deprecating comments can be found below. As always, check out our various interview projects and other cool shit. And if you'd like to keep abreast of… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM MAR 6 – MAR 12 – PLAGUE EDITION #97 – WWIII EDITION #4

Nothing music to say. Stress and anxiety persist, and a whole lot worse to a very great (and growing) number of people. Please stay safe. As always, check out our various interview projects and other… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM FEB 27 – MAR 5 – PLAGUE EDITION #96 – WWIII EDITION #3

More anxiety, more soul-crushing images, more life bearing down on people like a hydraulic arm of terror. Wallace Stevens' "The Noble Rider and the Sound of Words" is the text I think about… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM FEB 20 – FEB 26 – PLAGUE EDITION #95 – WWIII EDITION #2

Well, I hope the fact that I added the WW III to the title last week didn't unleash the actual hounds of hell, but I guess that's the kind of power I have… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM FEB 13 – FEB 20 – PLAGUE EDITION #95 – WWIII EDITION #1

Keep safe! Metal! Yay. Also, check out this new, awesome split by Zeresh (neo folk/doom) and Autumn Tears (neoclassical/experimental) and also check out the interview we did with both projects. As always, check… להמשיך לקרוא

The War Inside My Head: An Interview with Autumn Tears and Zeresh

Our The War Inside My Head interview series is back, and this time with a double whammy and for a special occasion. The occasion is the release of the mesmerizing, beautiful new split… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM FEB 6 – FEB 12 – PLAGUE EDITION #94

Really hoping next post isn't titled "world war III post #1." That's the best I can do for hope as it stands. Keep safe out there. As always, check out our various interview projects and… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM JAN 30 – FEB 5 – PLAGUE EDITION #93

Is this earth-enveloping anxiety just me this week, or is there a real sense of the world ending or something? Really getting tired of this shit, just for the record. You, however, are… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM JAN 23 – JAN 29 – PLAGUE EDITION #92 – COVID EDITION #1

Talk about a weird week. On the downside me and my family all got COVID (doing ok, mild symptoms so far, just kinda shitty), so that wasn't ideal. On the upside I had… להמשיך לקרוא

The War Inside My Head: An Interview with Dark 80s Black Metal Project Choshech

Hailz to all. Here we are, back with another exciting installment of our The War Inside My Head series of interviews, where we prod some of the most fascinating and exciting voices in… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM JAN 16 – JAN 22 – PLAGUE EDITION #91

SHITTY WEEK but at least we're still alive, or something. Much love to all and keep yourselves safe and sound. On to the show. As always, check out our various interview projects and other cool… להמשיך לקרוא

NINE SONGS I LIKED THIS WEEK IN LIST FORM JAN 9 – JAN 15 – PLAGUE EDITION #90

A busy week of unreal music, and I couldn't dream of fitting everything here. So, the rest, as always, will be sent out to my lovely Patreon people. Other than that this week… להמשיך לקרוא