Category Archives: Reviews

Zvi (Kayo Dot) releasing ‘Deer Pink’ (stream “Kettle Dreams”) – BrooklynVegan

“Anna Calvi meets Peter Gabriel meets Glassjaw? That’s a pretty apt description for this mind-bending, slow-burning song. It starts out with just some psychedelic electric guitar, but it turns into something much grander.” – BrooklynVegan

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Hopeless Holocene: Premiering an Extinction-Level Event with a New Video from Gridfailure, “Post-Attack Habitat” – Heathen Harvest

“Brenner is increasingly working in the realm of high tension, and this new video is another step in that increasingly blossoming direction. Something about “Post-Attack Habitat” has a nineties-throwback feel to it, probably nestled somewhere between the fish-eye lens and … Continue reading

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GRIDFAILURE: “Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery I” Exclusive Album Stream – Ghost Cult Magazine

“GRIDFAILURE makes brutal, ugly psalms for people gravitating to the seedy underbelly of the heavy-weird musical landscape. Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery I marks the first of five new albums, a series of concept records serving as a lit match to the … Continue reading

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ZVI Delivers Limited Run New Single, “Dear Pink” and Covers Portishead’s “Undenied” (premiere) – PopMatters

“‘Dear Pink’ builds slowly, moving us from passages that threaten to fade into silence to others that are deeply emotional, cathartic. Guitars buzz and chime, electronic glitches flicker throughout and the percussion provides the faintest heartbeat against an enigmatic vocal … Continue reading

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Listen Exclusively Here To GRIDFAILURE’s Newest Manic Noise Desolation – Captured Howls

“Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to peer out of a foxhole and look across a wasteland covered in filth that used to be, say, your neighborhood? If you have pondered doomsday, you’re in luck. GRIDFAILURE offer … Continue reading

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GRIDFAILURE: Sixth Mass-Extinction Skullduggery I – Cadaver Garden

“Forever pushing the envelope and forever ushering forth noise of the utmost quality, GRIDFAILURE offers perhaps their most ambitious album yet. Through the fifty plus minutes of run time, each track traps you in a world that is and has … Continue reading

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BANGLADEAFY: “Ribboncutter” Album Review – Collective Zine

“…an absolute mind-fryer, comprising gloopy bass insanity, scattergun drumming and synths that ooze between tuneful, ambient and eye-stabbingly jarring. Things slip and wriggle, touching base with the likes of Trencher, Genghis Tron, and The Locust but out-progging them all and … Continue reading

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SVB Exclusive: GEMATRIA Premiere “Quadrivium” Guitar Playthrough Video + Album Dissection

“he eclectic duo of Ray Suhy (ex-East of the Wall, Six Feet Under) and Steve Honoshowsky (Daughter Vision, No Use For Humans) craft hallucinogenic prog rock with their GEMATRIA project. The band’s unique writing method involves the use of its … Continue reading

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Brandon Seabrook’s Noisy Journey – Premier Guitar

“NEEDLE DRIVER, with drummer Allison Miller and bassist Johnny Deblase, features a more traditional instrumentation, but the wacky, glitchy riffs and rhythms are anything but.” – Premier Guitar

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GRIDFAILURE and MEGALOPHOBE: Tasukete – Sea of Tranquility

“A cry for help within the search to make sense of the strangest parts of our experience. Put another way, this is a deep dive into the strangest possible locations. Nothing is safe and our perceptions are always compromised. If … Continue reading

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