Left Hip

Botanist / Oskoreien - EP : Green Metal / Deterministic Chaos

Writing about music is a very much unremunerated hobby for me and as such I write when I find the time and energy for it. Once downside of this is that I tend to pick off the easy targets. It’s not difficult to praise a perfectly implemented twee album, or a black metal horde that follows in lockstep with their forbearers. Blackgaze, as one example of the other hand, is a genre that can be difficult to wrap your head around at times. On paper it might sound like a bad joke; preposterous; a...