Welcome Home Forever Once Again

March 28, 2012

is one of those remarkable little-known well-known people. He tours from Australia to Moldova, yet hardly anyone has heard of him. I take some pride in knowing that he comes from my part of the globe, the state of Washington.

Mourning Lenore – Loosely Bounded Infinities

March 28, 2012

The Portuguese melodic-death/doom metal band, , released their first debut album in 2010 under the name “Loosely Bounded Infinities.” As much as the name of this release is obscure, it’s just as genuine and extremely atmospheric. The spirit of melancholy

Lantlôs – Agape

March 28, 2012

For those of you familiar with , you may already know that Lantlos is the side project of ‘s band member, Neige. I’d say that the material on this album is a bit heavier than stuff you’ll find on albums,

Al-Hajjaj: Keeping Punk Alive

March 23, 2012

Al-Hajjaj, founder of and , is arguably one of the key figures that helped give birth to the Saudi Arabian rock scene. Reading his replies made me realize how brave he was to try what he did during that time.

Jeff Meyers Jr.: Loyalty To The Scene

March 18, 2012

After my somewhat impulsive purchase of ‘s latest release, “We Became a Major Corporation,” hunted me down specifically to thank me for it. Initially, I was planning on just reviewing his band’s music, but after talking to him for a

Greg Cristman, The Artist

February 27, 2012

This interview was a lot of fun for me. It was my first recorded interview that I did while sitting with the person at a public place. Specifically, at a Subways in Brooklyn. I first met Greg at the free

Isolation of the Storm

February 26, 2012

Loneliness is not warm. It is not cold. When all residual emotions have taken their course, it is what we name the emptiness that follows. That process is exactly what listening to “Captains” by is like. They’re a band from

God Made Me Like Câimbra’s New Album

February 26, 2012

If you listen to ’s 5 track EP “E Tudo Uma Mentira”, you are probably not going to be that into it. It’s not one of those records you throw on and immediately love or at least, I didn’t. The