I am always impressed when small bands are able to create massive sonic sounds. Sludge/stoner metal lords Telekinetic Yeti are one of those epic bands with only two members on their roster. Moreover, the band does not have (but does not lack) a bassist. I have been a fan since their debut in 2017 and their sophomore release, Primordial, brings even more heat and skill than I could have ever imagined. Ever present is the band’s signature psychedelic sound with seasoned songwriting and prime production in this new release. This is an album to completely lose yourself in and succumb to being carried away in colossal riff waves.Continue reading
Nine* Circles ov…What “Didn’t” Make My 2019 End of Year List (But Should Have)
* Hey it’s Thursday! And it’s more than 9! What else is new? I hereby fully (don’t) apologize for the late entry that clearly doesn’t at all conform to the format. Suck it….
I tried to keep my 2019 End of Year list(s) brief…I really did. But like last year simply too much happens in the span of 365 days to limit advocating and championing the things one comes to love. And I’m not talking about the release of records. I’m speaking to the way we change and grow and mutate with every experience, the way what we hold dear or take comfort in stands as a totem or ward against the hate and pain of a world gone mad, a world that grinds away at our compassion, our love, and our fortitude to stand against it while maintaining the core of who we are. Continue reading