Shoegaze

7.9

iiah – Distances

Saṃsāra is a Sanskrit word that means “wandering” or “world” and it is connected with the Eastern concepts of karma, reincarnation, and the cycle…

7.3

Dreariness – Fragments

Dreariness characterise themselves as playing depressive black metal, which is, regardless of their intention, an offence. This genre designation is generally reserved for bands…

7.9

Ultar – Kadath

Howard Phillips Lovecraft is a widely acclaimed sci-fi writer whose work firmly established in the global nerd canon. Lovecraft’s sensational combination of horror and…

8

Australasia – Notturno

‘What if Alcest hadn’t abandoned its black metal influences on their latest record?’ lamented the four sad, yet in their minds still apocalyptic, metal…

7.3

Boden – Boden

Post black metal is a sub-genre that’s seen real growth in the last few years, both in the range and quality of music it…

Spotlight: Wolfredt

Wolfredt is a solo project by Margus Voolpriit, former drummer of Estonian shoegazers Pia Fraus. “Neverno,” released on January 20th, takes the airy instrumentals…