Prurient – Rose Pillar (2009)

January 10, 2012

Dominick Fernow’s is a project which explores various bleak landscapes in many different ways. Through different stages of his extensive career, his discography has had strongly fluctuating moods. Sometimes Prurient’s music is loud and harsh, melting peoples’ faces off with

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,

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

One Unique Signal: One Unique EP

September 28, 2011

… A band who phonically speaking,¬†are truly and always one unique signal conducted from the minds of seven people, one of them on drums, another on ‘drone’, two of them on bass, and three of them sharing the roles of

Fate of Uncertainty – Self-Titled

September 7, 2011

As the ever evolving world sets on this apocalyptic plane, a soundtrack of music emerges harrowing back to the days of John Bergin’s and . When I first heard this beautifully crafted 4 song masterpiece of atmospheric bleakness, it was

Vampires of Dartmoore – Dracula’s Music Cabinet

July 24, 2011

Continuing with the whole Dracula/vampire vibe, why don’t we take a nice long stroll down memory lane to when things made less sense than they do now, care to join me? I’ll start out by saying that this review will

Neglected Skies – Diluted In Despair and Silence

July 17, 2011

Welcome to the end! After the dust settles and you realize that no sign of human life will ever exist again, flashes of despair, silence, emptiness and solitude will soon be setting into your cold, emotionless body. The year is