Category Archives: Reviews

BANGLADEAFY Ribboncutter – Svbterranean

“New York duo BANGLADEAFY return with their signature brand of cartoonish math metal on Ribboncutter. For the uninitiated, the sounds produced by bassist Jon Ehlers and drummer Atif Haq is essentially what would happen if Les Claypool joined Don Caballero, or … Continue reading

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Song Premiere: “Sorceress of Your Soul” by GLOBELAMP – The Big Takeover

“The Big Takeover is pleased to premiere “Sorceress of Your Soul”, a spellbinding dream-folk storyteller. The first half of the tune is more subdued, imbued with acoustic guitar strum, wavering vintage piano notes, and the occasional pull of accordion notes … Continue reading

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Get Weird And Mostly Spazzy With BANGLADEAFY’s New Album Ribboncutter – Metal Injection

“BANGLADEAFY has been blowing people’s minds with their EP releases over the past few years and now they’re finally releasing a killer full-length record. It’s called Ribboncutter, it’s absolutely going to turn your brain into a steaming pile of blithering … Continue reading

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BANGLADEAFY: Ribboncutter – Ghost Cult Magazine

“BANGLADEAFY still manages to produce the musical equivalent of a multi-coloured spray-paint can, practically jittering and bursting with bonkers rhythms and stomach-turning dissonance. It’s easy for this kind of thing to fall into the usual chin-stroking, muso trap, but Ribboncutter … Continue reading

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Exclusive Track + Video Premiere: GEMATRIA’s “Star Death” – MetalSucks

“Writing about music, the saying goes, is like dancing about architecture… but rarely has music defied description quite the way Gematria’s material does. It’s… gothic, progressive electro-mathgaze-jazzcore? […] We guarantee it is the most thought-provoking, unique thing you will hear … Continue reading

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GRIDFAILURE and MEGALOPHOBE Explore the Frayed Ends of Sanity on “Tasukete” (premiere) – PopMatters

“A noisy nightmare, a soundscape to the struggle of the soul in the contemporary urban climate, the sound of late capitalism trapped in a spit bubble and a discarded piece of chewing gum on a subway platform. It all comes … Continue reading

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GRIDFAILURE + MEGALOPHOBE: Tasukete – Two Guys Metal Reviews

“There is a sort of existential pain that drives the work of these two artists and their willingness to be grating and oppressive thrills me and terrifies the shit out of my cat. That’s a huge part of the appeal … Continue reading

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BANGLADEAFY: Ribboncutter – Can This Even Be Called Music?

“Jon and Atif form a spectacular symbiosis. Jon’s bass work is as incredibly daunting as ever, playing across the whole tessitura of his instrument in a frantic and relentless fashion — which made BANGLADEAFY what it is! — while Atif’s … Continue reading

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Track Premiere: BANGLADEAFY ‘Steam’ – Decibel Magazine

“The bass and drum duo are skilled, taking the song through multiple moods and levels of intensity over the course of two-and-a-half minutes. Without guitars or death growls, BANGLADEAFY‘s version of extreme is different than, say, Dying Fetus, but it’s … Continue reading

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RISK RELAY: “As We Descend” Vinyl Review – SonicAbuse

“Stabbing, interlocking guitar work, somewhere between the Pixies, Linoleum, and Sonic Youth, is given weight by the probing might of the bass and the thunderous drums which roil and burn underneath the scratchy surface of the track. […] It’s the … Continue reading

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