Receiving the Evcharist: Canis Dirus and Belt and Suspenders

Receiving the Evcharist 2018

Howdy folks!  Vincent’s internet took a shit and died so he left it to me to present the offerings this week.  There’s a real chance you may not notice any difference, but all the same, we bring you a pairing of a choice album with a favorite libation.  Drink from the cup of heresy.  This week’s offering: Canis Dirus’ Independence to the Beast and BuckleDown Brewing Company’s Belt and Suspenders. Continue reading

Receiving the Evcharist: Fluisteraars and Mocha Machine

Receiving the Evcharist 2018

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: Fluisteraars’ Bloem and Beachwood Brewing Company’s Mocha Machine

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Album Review: Kvaen — “The Funeral Pyre”

Kvaen - The Funeral Pyre

Boy howdy, it’s been something of a week over here.  Things in Chicago are still looking pretty bleak and gloomy, I simultaneously have too much to do and no motivation to get a whole lot done and I just have a feeling like I need something to kick my ass into high gear.  Fortunately, the long-awaited debut album, The Funeral Pyre, from Sweden’s Kvaen is there to remind me that if the Fimbulvinter truly is upon us in the Midwest, it might as well come with hefty doses of old school speed and black metal fury. Continue reading

Receiving the Evcharist: Raspberry Bulbs and Surfari

Receiving the Evcharist 2018

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: Raspberry Bulbs’ Before the Age of Mirrors and Pizza Port Brewing Company’s Surfari IPA.

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Receiving the Evcharist: Turia and Mythic Worlds

Receiving the Evcharist 2018

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: Turia’s Degen van Licht and Modern Times Brewing Company’s Mythic Worlds.   Continue reading