Noise

Mothra: Doom Engine

A demanding listen, this cult album seeks to push boundaries and shows that the band is dedicated to their own, distinctive modus operandi. ...

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Shamanic Falterings Amongst the Valleys of Tone

Musician Ben Frost meanders at the ICA 2017...

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Sculpting Noise for Better Electronics

Creative use of noise brings bio-inspired electronic improvement ...

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Dying Swans? Gira Calls Time at the Roundhouse

The raging soul beneath the dust and disaster. Swans sing their swansong....

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Mastery in Sound: Swans (Live at Islington Assembly)

A resounding farewell to a visceral lineup, Swans configure an unparalleled sonic onslaught...

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Fires Within Fires (Neurosis)

A perfect if less mindblowing record from post-rock doomfathers Neurosis...

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Loitered Lens: Deerhoof

Uncompromising in sound, eclectic in vision. Deerhoof at NOS Primavera Sound...

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Crystal Dwarf (KOMORA A)

Mysterious, focussed, disciplined. Komora A put some backbone into ambient....

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Apres Release Avant-Hard (Swans and SikTh)

Unheralded gems from the underworld of avant-garde rock that you should have heard already...

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Experimental Doom, Post Hardcore, and What Sounds Like Dustbin Lids (Birushanah)

Japanese post-hardcore experimental brilliance this may be, but please stop banging those hubcaps. Birushanah reviewed...

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Al Jourgenson Signs to Nuclear Blast for Surgical Meth Machine album

Ministry's Al Jourgenson announces first release from his new project Surgical Meth Machine...

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Peau froide, léger soleil (Vainio & Vigroux)

A review of the Cosmo Rhythmatic label's third release: Vanio & Vigroux's Peau Froid, Leger Soleil...

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Only Death is Real! Indiscriminate Biochemical Dispersion Merry Christmas Panama Deathgrind (Abatuar)

Interview with Panamanian deathgrind's prime mover - Cadaver, the singer/drummer of Abatuar, opines....

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White Light, Infinity and a Love of Life (Swans Remasters)

Swans continue their remastered reissues series on Mute / Young God Records...

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A muscular form of ambient: Near Dark (Gideon Wolf)

Emotional complexity and implied narrative - Gideon Wolf's ambient electronica has heart...

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Handmade, Limited, New. The Next Swans Album… in YOUR Hands

Swans handmade 2xLive CD, The Gate, Limited to 2500 Copies! Available now. ...

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Exclusive track: Eighteen Nightmares at the Lux (Asphyxia)

Listen to Asphyxia : Eighteen Nightmares at the Lux - released 14th August....

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The Marigold : Kanaval

An intersection between prog, drone, cinematic noise and the cathartic gospel...

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Zeitkratzer : WHITEHOUSE

ithin the institutionalised avant-garde, overt but actually often inert rule-breaking is the norm. There are numerous hidden codes and limits setting a constantly-shifting line between good and bad...

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3 Teeth [Album Review]

3 Teeth give their audiences a place to shake it out and survive. A sort of spiritual one night stand. And what is that if not the highest apex of rock and roll?...

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Bloodstock 2014 : Preview

As always with a Bloodstock lineup, there’s a hugely eclectic mix of Metal sounds and subgenres taking to the stage...

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Gallon Drunk [Interview]

In the late afternoon, on the last day of winter, James Johnston and Trebuchet’s Kailas caught up to talk over the reinvigoration of Gallon Drunk and the ghosts of the past....

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T.O.M.B Versus Pilgrim Versus The Unholy

All of a sudden, what had been sinister, suggestive and harsh starts sounding instead like some bloke making funny 'WURRRRGH!' and clanging noises in a recording studio. ...

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Tribazik : Data Warfare

Pulsing bass, heavy insistent drums, chugging guitars. Despite having a lot of distorted rock trappings, Tribazik are a force of groove and emphasise the ‘one’ with the sort of dedication you...

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Loop / Godflesh UK Dates

There was always a bond and forever shall remain one. Loop and Godflesh back together, where they belong....

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Supersonic Festival 2014 2-Dayer

On 30th and 31st May, Capsule present 'Supersonic Festival Ltd Edt' and shall return to the Custard Factory where it all began…...

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Secret Chiefs 3 : Corsica Studios

Secret Chiefs 3 come to Corsica Studios in April, one of a series of mind-bending musical events presented by Baba Yaga's Hut....

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Pitch black, brutal, noisy, cinematic, psychedelic (OvO)

I have to say Ronin is a big effort, but Abisso was one of biggest efforts I've ever made. There's a lot of work behind this loose sound. Ovo...

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NOISE & whispers : GV Art

Produced partly in response to open call for sound works dealing with the interface between art and science, the show gives an overview of some of the main tendencies in contemporary sound art...

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OvO : Abisso

Abisso is not a happy place, it’s an amoral rather than immoral landscape of survival and death. It also sounds a bit like glam rock and Goblin. ...

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