Blood Red: Hooptober Se7en – Week Six

The end is fast approaching.  Take that any way you like; but (for now) I mean that we’ve hit 30 of the requisite 31 films at this point in Hooptober.  I’m aiming to complete the bonus two films as well as the final official entry next week, so there’s still one more Blood Red left before we part for another year. 

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Rainbows in the Dark: RÏCÏNN — “Nereïd”

We do love exploring the transcendent and slightly out-there here on Rainbows, but that has always been the draw of this column.  I’m always looking for something that no one else is doing, and with RÏCÏNN I have definitely found that.  The project’s debut album Nereïd is a successful amalgamation of the widest variety of influences, and it manages to take much of what you know and expect about how music is crafted and turn it completely on its head.  It’s equal parts strange, ambitious, and breathtaking, and it’s guaranteed to be unlike anything you’ve ever heard.

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The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 152 (10.24.2020)

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Good morning and welcome to another Nine Circles Saturday morning playlist. This week, we’ve got new Tombs, old Cap’n Jazz, some trippy Dark Buddha Rising, and so much more. Check it all out below.

– Vincent

CANTO: Schammasch, Judicator, Spirit Adrift, and More

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I’m ready for another vacation… only one more day!

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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Album Review: Pallbearer — “Forgotten Days”

Pallbearer - Forgotten Days

In this house we respect Pallbearer.  Pallbearer is one of our favorite bands that we have enjoyed since their debut.  When we saw that the Nine Circles inbox was blessed with the latest from the band, Forgotten Days, we decided to co-author a review instead of fighting each other to the death for who would do the honor.  We decided to sit down and listen to the album and write this review together as a singular cohesive piece.

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