Lars Gotrich appears in the following:
Thursday, August 25, 2016
After three stellar albums, the Portland doom-metal band lost its singer. Enter Kayla Dixon, a singer with soul, dynamism, drama, control and poise, all heard in the savage "Burn You Down."
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The band's industrial music clangs and bangs, reflecting the nightmare of a cold world.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
A new solo project from Speedy Ortiz singer-guitarist Sadie Dupuis is all pop and empowerment: "I wanted to make a pop song that explores the excitement inherent in getting and giving consent."
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Joey Vannucchi's music looks to the terse internal monologues of Now, Now and the atmospheric-pop of Mew.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
The Belgian hardcore band needles urgent black metal and melancholy melody with a feral grace. "We wanted the video to hurt," Caro Tanghe says, "just like writing down these words hurt to me."
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Well, that escalated quickly. A border dispute goes horribly, hilariously wrong in a hyper-violent video made using construction paper, set to the Georgia band's deranged math-rock.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
The Bristol indie-pop band likes to burrow between the sheets of sweetness and sadness, but also likes to perform body slam after body slam in Norwegian hostels.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Agalloch taught metal not only how to wander but how to wonder. Guitarist Don Anderson breaks down the 15-minute epic from 2002, which he says "still gives me goosebumps."
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Spirit Adrift communes with the wide-eyed expanse of American doom-metal.
Monday, July 25, 2016
With Live, recorded at Pylon's final show in 1983, we hear a document that breathes and heaves, as these post-punk-disco mutants perform at the height of their evolution.
Monday, July 25, 2016
Join us for a free concert with Lucinda Williams, Thao And The Get Down Stay Down and iLe on August 4 at New York City's Damrosch Park.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Mizmor's looming, blackened doom metal is sublime and mesmerizing in this sermon about survival.
Friday, July 15, 2016
There's a point when a jam is just a jam, but when a jam becomes a journey... man. Here, the instrumental rock band turns and churns its long-form compositions into new forms.
Monday, July 11, 2016
The Salt Lake City metal band draws no line between beauty and doom. This 13-minute track shifts from a cautious prayer to swirling damnation in crushing riffs and a duo of violins.
Friday, July 08, 2016
The slow boogie of the Richmond metal band is set to the mystic heat of Joshua Tree National Park, where sands burn orange and the landscape drips like the rainbow in an oil slick.
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Brought together by a shared love of R.E.M., Pylon and The B-52s, the Atlanta rock band navigates kudzu-thick paths in a love song inspired by T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
The Richmond metal band's new album both expands and contracts the realms of extreme music; it's huge in scope and sound, with instrumental passages that take their time even as they destroy.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Dogbreth's huggable power-pop is the work of punks who write youthful, larger-than-life songs that still wrinkle at the edges.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The hooky and heavy "Sincere" issues a scathing take on dudes who lecture women about womanhood.
Friday, June 24, 2016
A member of the Black Twig Pickers, Bowles whips a meditative clawhammer banjo melody into a fury.