Gift of Sacrifice

King Buzzo, the iconic Melvins’ singer and guitar player, Buzz Osborne, returns with his second solo album, Gift of Sacrifice, on May 15th via Ipecac Recordings. The nine-song release finds Buzz Osborne joined by longtime friend and Mr. Bungle bass player Trevor Dunn. “Gift of Sacrifice was a stone groove to record and it will … Continue reading Gift of Sacrifice

A Separation Of Being

Free-thinking Nova Scotia composer, musician and visual artist Jay Crocker (aka JOYFULTALK) channels Minimalism, Japanese environmental music, Maghrebian rhythmic modes and other numinous folkways to create his most focused, vibrant work to date. Based on a monumental, kaleidoscopic graphic score, A Separation Of Being is translated from two-dimensional page to this album using an array … Continue reading A Separation Of Being


Southern Lord are to release Home, the final Caspar Brötzmann Massaker album in the current reissue series, on 17 April 2020. The indelible trio continue to perform live, and Caspar Brötzmann, arguably one of the most unique and innovative guitarists of the last 40 years, is exploring new solo material and will release his first … Continue reading Home

Different Geographies

Experimental, playful and deeply connected collaboration. For two decades this has been the pilot spark of Collectress: an all-female multi-instrumentalist chamber music collective based in and around London. Different Geographies, their latest album, is released spring 2020 on digital and limited CD formats, with a series of experimental physical engravings planned (not a standard LP), … Continue reading Different Geographies


Necroscape is the 2nd album from Mike Patton and Anthony Pateras' modernist electro-acoustic rock outfit tētēma. Joined by violinist Erkki Veltheim and drummer Will Guthrie in quartet formation, this record continues to employ the wayward orchestrations and arresting physicality of their 2014 debut Geocidal, yet is renewed by a melodic language which grounds it's multi-coloured … Continue reading Necroscape


Human Impact, a “band that collects members from three of New York noise’s most important groups — the hardcore-influenced, ultraviolent Unsane, industrial anger mongers Cop Shoot Cop, and erstwhile Lower East Side pummelers Swans”, have released a video for “E605”. The Samuel Mitchell-directed clip visually echoes the gritty, industrial-tinged noise rock on the band’s … Continue reading E605