The impressionistic artwork that adorns the cover says it all: a being, stitched together from the bones, blood and sinew of many things. The semblance of something recognizable, but also out of joint. Dark and disturbing, but backed by a pastoral beauty. Art is subjective, and whether I’m looking at the image painted by Cedric Wentworth or listening to Salt, the debut from Khôrada, I’m left with the same impression, of recognizing frameworks and influences even as the whole defies easy categorization. In other words, the best kind of music to my ears. Continue reading →
The guys return from a slight Father’s Day layoff with a whole lotta podcast. News from Nails, Agalloch and Nuclear Blast Records, new albums from Gojira, Wayfarer and Thrawsunblat, and a whole bunch more banter in between. Plus, SportsTalk® returns to The Nine Circles Podcast!
All that and much, much more in Episode 47, so check it out!