Sometimes looking at music not only by checking out certain releases or what an artist says in an interview can lead to varying forms: Our Specials range from lengthy looks at scenes in certain places or at particular collectives releasing music in various shapes and formations. Furthermore we use our Specials page to host premieres for new music: Singles or videos but also sometimes even whole albums.
When the guitarero of one of Germany’s finest in Post-Metal reviews one of the earliest releases by THE Post-Metal band - then it’s time for us to start a new series - “Records From The Heart”! In this monthly column you will find guest reviews by musicians we love writing about records they love. The first in line is Sebastian Kröckel (Cranial) writing about Enemy Of The Sun by none other than Neurosis!
There are song, album and video premieres - but this is a DAY premiere! Espinoza, Espinoza from Barcelona premieres the 24-hour-stream of the new 24-hour-album here on VoS!
There is just no end to the wonderful recommendations by WherePostRockDwells and we are thankful for another edition of his monthly roundup!
Quite often when talking about Kraut-Rock in any of its manifestations one question arises that might be hard to answer: Why should one listen to a form of music whose major quality is the repetition of some plucky-pucky spaces so that the ebb and flow is the only constant?
Years and years ago, one way to get to know great new Post-Metal bands was to listen to the awesome Falling Down compilations with lots of great bands to discover. One of them is back now with a video that will wet a lot of people’s appetite for a new album. And…
Here is the May roundup provided by Supratik Sartak, the guy who initiated the world’s best YouTube-Channel for anything “Post”!
Italian Math-Rock/Post-Rock outfit Repetita Iuvant honor us with hosting their EP premiere 3+1 which will be released this week!
Josh Graham proves with basically every release that one of his main goals is to push the boundaries of music – making as well as perceiving it – to new “extremes”. His latest project IIVII will have a special online streaming event in June, right on RSD 2021 – if you are not sure whether to watch it or to follow IIVII more closely, take the next nine minutes, sit back and be convinced by the video for ”Crystalline Beasts”!
Here is the monthly roundup provided by none other than Supratik Sartak, the founder and mastermind behind the world’s best YouTube-Channel for anything “Post”!
Describing this record might be one of the harder task for any writer. What kind of music is this? It floats and yet it dominates. It soothes and yet it urges. Maybe Ethereal Noise?
The second life of Ural Umbo after a near-decade long silence features project founder Reto Mäder and Marko Neuman starts with a bang – the new record Roomer will turn a lot of people’s ears inside out and will certainly stand out from the 2021 releases in its uncompromising attitude towards music and its making.
In 2020 Radiant Knife released two highly-praised records The Ghost and The Body while Woorms also released Twitching, As Prey, a record that also received a lot of attention. Now both bands release a mighty Split-EP together and both bands know how to catch someone’s attention!
In our second and long overdue edition of Scene Reports we share a lengthy interview with one of Europe’s most exciting black metal circles and have a close look at some of their most important acts and records.
Collaborative effort by several artists from Switzerland turns into a fascinating voyage somewhere between Aphex Twin, the Cardiacs, Algiers and The Jesus Lizard.
There are opportunities one should simply has to take. When we were approached by Whited Sepulchre Records if we wanted to do the song premiere by Endlings we were flabbergasted. The contributors that form this project are so well-known and well-respected in the underground community that we simply could not but in a flash agree to do it.
Located in the middle of Eastern Europe right on the Danube and between the mountainous part of Hungary and its lowlands is Budapest, a city known for its rich history, its secession style architecture, its baroque and Neo-classical style buildings of the 18th to early 20th century that is at the same time a mecca for people from all different backgrounds, also musically.