Lars Gotrich appears in the following:
Thursday, February 11, 2016
This might be the most desperately intense song in the emo band's catalog, and that's saying a lot.
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Cobalt is a pillar of American extreme metal. Seven years after Gin, the duo returns with a double album, a new vocalist and the colossal "Beast Whip."
Thursday, February 04, 2016
The Chicago drone trio's structured improvisation recalls the somber synths that close Terminator 2 and the euphoric clatter of a casino hall.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
If your twee-dar's going off, it's because the Philly band's "For You" video is as cute as a one-inch button pinned to a thrift-store jacket.
Friday, January 29, 2016
For the lonely, Portuguese doom-metal band offers a drop-dead gorgeous piece of saudade, accompanied by a black-and-white video featuring a blissful transgender character.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The pop-punk band returns three years after the energetic and earnest Warm Hearts, Cold Hands, sounding moodier and more reflective than ever.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The psychedelic New York freak-jazz band runs a James Brown rave-up through Hawkwind's space-rock machine.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Three of New York City's most extreme practitioners of dark experimental music combine for an extreme exercise in sonic terror.
Friday, January 22, 2016
Six years after the grindcore trio's debut, Magrudergrind returns sounding bulkier and meaner than ever. Hear the thrashy, D-beat-driven "Regressive Agenda."
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The Russian shoegaze band alternates thunderous pop and astral highlife funk in a radiant video shot in its hometown of St. Petersburg.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
The Bristol grunge-punk band's chunky, Big Muff'd guitars are played at a slo-mo headbanger's pace.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
A cackling, bridge-burning anthem of the tallest order, sung with a sweetly cutting twang (a la Dolly) by the first country artist signed to Jack White's Third Man.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
In 2015, Iron Maiden reigned, a once-mysterious sacred music collective returned after 20 years away, and some Olympia punks smashed the patriarchy with a boot to the head.
Saturday, December 26, 2015
A look at the 2016 campaign — or rather, the un-campaigns. The history of the Seattle music scene — but not that Seattle music scene. And the refugee crisis through the lens of a sinking water table.
Friday, December 18, 2015
Opening the French occult rock trio's fourth LP is a gnarly thing that sounds like Miles Davis' Agharta played by a Can/Hawkwind supergroup. Enter the endless abyss.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
The grindcore band is known for delivering digital distress in 20 seconds or less. But here, it gets into a sludgy, seven-minute groove with a riff that kicks out the jams.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
In a new video, Solstafir's somber and haunting song about wandering in darkness is set against the stark landscape of Iceland.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
An alcoholic's holiday carol that's ultimately a letter to the mother the narrator never calls, from one of American folk and country music's great recluses.
Friday, December 11, 2015
Multimedia artist Shannon Collis directs a satisfyingly soothing video for the drone duo's song "Ruminants," in the process truly visualizing its quiet, ever-shifting layers of sound.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
On the acoustic guitarist's sixth album, Fleeting, his compositions leap from the speakers more than ever before. Hear the strings rattle and the room breathe in Jones' meditative new song.