Interview: Make’s Scott Endres and Spencer Lee on “The Golden Veil” and atmospheric doom

Photo Credit: Matthew Brantley

North Carolina trio Make recently dropped their second full-length, The Golden Veil. The sound’s tough to properly classify, but take a doomy core and add in some atmospherics and you get an idea of what they’re working with. With a range of EPs, full-lengths and one terrific Velvet Underground cover to their name since 2010, the band has carved a niche that they truly can call their own. I recently got the chance to ask the band about the new album, the appeal of atmospheric elements in doom metal, and a few other things that were burning in my mind. Here’s what they had to say:  Continue reading

Album Review: Make – “The Golden Veil”

MAKE - The Golden Veil

After a four-year layoff, North Carolina natives Make are back with their second full length The Golden Veil. It’d be all too easy to compare them to bands like Isis and Neurosis here, and it’d also miss the point entirely. The album combines a near-limitless openness, a patient pacing that lets the songs breathe and, of course, an ample dose of pure heaviness. All told, it’s an absolute monster of an atmospheric doom album. Continue reading