The Nine Circles Playlist Vol. 108 (12.14.2019)

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Woops.  We didn’t have one of these last week, because writing this up managed to completely slip my mind.  My sincere apologies about that.  Hopefully our cournucopia of riffs will be enough to land me back in your good graces.  Thanks for being patient, and hopefully this gets your Saturday off to a good start.

– Vincent

Receiving the Evcharist: Sun of the Sleepless / Cavernous Gate and Flying Cat

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Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations. Drink from the cup of heresy. This week’s offering: Sun of the Sleepless & Cavernous Gate’s Split and Strand Brewing Company’s Flying Cat.

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The Third Circle of Bandcamp: November 2019 Edition

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This month’s Third Circle is all about energy. You’ll need it to suffer through the holidays, and suffer you will, because that’s always how it goes. So here’s just over an hour of November’s primo Bandcamp finds.

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CANTO: Fire In The Mountains, Swallow the Sun, Tombs, and More

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Wow. The last two days have been a whirlwind. You all peep that team EOY list from earlier? That sure was fun.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

All In: The Nine Circles Combined Staff Top 9 of 2019

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In a few short weeks another year will finally kick the bucket.  At this point most of us are on autopilot, dead-walking through a daze of days gesturing in the fervent hope we can pass as having some semblance of work ethic until the clock turns over and it’s back to the same old song and dance again in the Year of Our (Loud) Lord 2020.

Until then, we managed to pry some choice picks of 2019 from the gnawed fingers of the 9C staff.  We’ve crunched the numbers, tallied the votes, screwed up and tallied them again, and came up with the first ever (unless I’m wrong… it’s too late and I’m too lazy to check) Nine Circles Combined Staff Top 9 for the year.  It’s basically a Nine Circles ov… Nine Circles, v. 2019. So enough procrastinating… hit that link and let’s do this thing. Continue reading