2011 Year End “Best Of” List

December 30, 2011

Well, 2011 is finally coming to a close. For some it’s been amazing year while for others, it made them regret ever being born. But for people like me, it was a little bit of both and I can honestly

Alrakis – Alpha Eri

December 29, 2011

For as long as mankind has existed, we’ve always had a fascination with the stars. To this day, you’ll find that each of us look up toward the sky on a clear night and, from the experience, each one of

Haus Arafna – New York Rhapsody

December 27, 2011

Meet Mr. and Mrs. Arafna – or and . They’re an enigmatic couple who wear their strangeness as if it was a fashionable accessory. Together, they create a form of minimalistic power electronics that they’ve dubbed as ‘angstpop’, and indeed,

Christmas and New Year’s Recommendations

December 26, 2011

The holiday season is upon us and people are either relaxing or goofing off. Basically, a time to shrug off the mantle of responsibility that we carry all year round. Whether it’s Christmas, Hanuka, Kwanzaa, or New Year’s that you

Aderlating – Spear of Gold and Seraphim Bone, Pt. 1

December 25, 2011

For the most part, dark ambient can very much be a cliched affair – musicians choose to have some sort of ominous choral “oohs” rumbling in a guttural low octave with some sparse samples of creaking doors, or the clanging

Radio Moscow Tour with Graveyard

December 23, 2011

The interestingly named, , is having a tour coming up in January of 2012! Touring along with them is the amazing psychedelic blues rock band, , and sometimes of and . I’ve got to say that I am pretty excited

Scott Kelly Tours

December 21, 2011

Amongst the awesome tours coming up in 2012, one that I am looking forward to is ‘s winter tour to promote his solo work. Also, as an added bonus, from will be joining him on the very last day of

SEN – Sensory Emotive Network

December 21, 2011

If you’re old enough to recall the thriving electronic music scene of the ’90s, or if you’re an avid electronic music fan that has spent a copious amount of time exploring the genre, you’ll either remember or know that artists

Ebonylake – In Swathes of Brooding Light

December 20, 2011

Drugs are often thought to be the only thing in the world that can open the windows of your mind, but screw that sentiment. Dropping acid might have you mistake the neighbour’s cat for Quetzacoatl, but tears all of your