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Neurosis - Souls At Zero

Oakland metal pioneers, Neurosis continue to re-master their early releases with ‘Souls at Zero’, their third studio album originally released in 1992. As you might expect from Neurosis this is sludgy, doom based metal indulgence and as an album, hallmarked a change in sound for the group, abandoning the thrash sound of early recordings to follow a slower, more poised orchestration. The proof is evident from the offset with ‘To Crawl Under One’s Skin’ which, as the title suggest...

Electric Bird Noise - The Silber Sessions

Despite dozens of appearances with Silber’s acts on compilation albums and live shows, this is officially the very first album released on Silber by Brian McKenzie’s experimental post rock outfit, filtering ten years worth of output into thirteen choice cuts of instrumental madness. With two minuscule tracks as openers it is ‘Proti Village- Meteora-Odeon of Herodes Atticus’ that really begins the album proper, mixing barking dogs, bells and guitar instrumentation to create a unique m...

Neurosis - Sovereign EP (Reissue)

A soon to be sought after reissue for those who missed out on the original in 2000 and the limited edition LP version that came earlier this year; Neurosis’ Sovereign EP is an exceptionally crafted release that has lost none of its power despite being over a decade old. “Payer” works as a great opening track, with layers of vocals and drums increasing methodically with the teasing notion that a guitar crescendo is on the horizon, however the group, ever unpredictable, decide ag...

Nils Frahm - Says

Track off of the new Nils Frahm live album Spaces on Erased Tapes. Sounds a lot like a performance I heard him do at Mutek Montreal 2013 in the symphony hall. Beautiful!