Album Review: Sylvaine – “Atoms Aligned, Coming Undone”

Sylvaine - Atoms Aligned, Coming Undone

Every so often you come across an album draped in vivid details and haunting melodies that it makes you forget what you were doing.  Those are the kinds of albums that make you miss your exit when driving or forget where you were going all together.  The introspective listens on a cold winters day while drinking coffee (or whiskey) type albums.  Sylvaine’s third full length album, Atoms Aligned, Coming Undone, is one of those albums. Continue reading

Receiving the Evcharist: Avast and Party Shirt

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: Avast’s Mother Culture and Pizza Port Brewing Company’s Party Shirt.   Continue reading

Exclusive Stream: Violet Cold – “Lovegaze”

anomie

On July 21st, Violet Cold‘s latest full length album Anomie, will be available as a special edition on vinyl and cassette. It is 100% an opportunity worth jumping on, and if you’re familiar with this project and this album, you already understand why. We’ll get into some of the details about all that a bit later. But for now, we would like to celebrate the approaching July 21st date with a stream of the mesmerizing third track on the album titled “Lovegaze”. Check it out below. Continue reading

Receiving the Evcharist: Au-Dessus and Hatch Chile IPA

Receiving the Evcharist

Greetings once again trve believers.  I have returned from the near dead to bring you more litanies in service to good booze and good metal.  Thanks to my brother of the sonic cloth Zyklonius for holding down the fort for me, my Nine Circles companions continue to be the best.  Now, for the main event; The Metal: Au-Dessus’ End of Chapter.  The Booze: Garage Brewing Company’s Hatch Chile IPA. Continue reading

Exclusive Album Stream: 1476 – “Our Season Draws Near”

1476 - Our Season Draws Near

New England’s 1476 have always found a striking balance between shoegaze, neofolk and ambient — this combination is what has made their past work so thoroughly engaging. On their fourth album — first for Prophecy Productions — Our Season Draws Near this balance is at its best. Now, however Neil Derosa and Robb Kavjian explore post black metal in addition to their already proven formula. Today we are thrilled to offer an exclusive stream of the full album ahead of its March 31st release date. Take a listen after the jump. Continue reading