Just the Tip: April 7’s New Releases in Brief

It’s new release Tuesday—time for another edition of Just the Tip! Here are the new releases we’ll be discussing on the podcast this week!

April 7, 2015

Royal Thunder – Crooked Doors (Relapse)

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Crowhurst – Crowhurst (Ivory Antler)

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Délétère – Les Heures de la Peste (Sepulchral Productions)

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So, here’s the thing…Délétère doesn’t appear to believe in streaming services. This thing is nowhere to be found anywhere—Spotify, Bandcamp, you name it. We’ve got an advance copy, but we obviously can’t go around sharing that with everyone. So for now, YouTube audio of one of the songs on the album (put out by the band’s label, Sepulchal Productions) will have to do. So here’s “Laudes – Credo II”—give it a listen:

We’ll also have written reviews of these and other new releases here on the site throughout the week, but for now, take a listen and check back later this week for our spoken thoughts in Episode 47!

Other New Releases of Note:

  • Minsk – The Crash and The Draw (Relapse) [full review]
  • At the Gates / Voivod split 7″ (Century Media) [full review]
  • Acid Witch – Midnight Movies EP (Hells Headbangers) [full review]
  • Malthusian – Below the Hengiform (Invictus Productions) [full review]
  • Agnostic Front – The American Dream Died (Nuclear Blast)
  • Byzantine – To Release is To Resolve (self-released)
  • Apophys – Prime Incursion (Metal Blade)

Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.

Interview: Crowhurst’s Jay Gambit on noise, metal and the band’s new self-titled album

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It’s time to forget everything you thought you knew about Crowhurst. After four years and enough solo noise and experimental electronic releases to last a lifetime, mastermind Jay Gambit’s taking things in a new direction. With a full quintet in tow, the project’s main focus has shifted to experimental black metal—and an incredibly heavy and bleak blend in particular, even by the genre’s already lofty standards on that front.

Ahead of the band’s first foray into their new sound—a self-titled album due for release next month—we talked to Gambit about the band’s new sonic ambitions and his plans to continue noise recordings now that Crowhurst’s gone metal. Here’s what he had to say: Continue reading