A reflection on hope, pain, and the inevitable cycles of life.
Forward-thinking, noise-ridden curation.
Live Review: Wardruna at Royal Festival Hall, London (March 2022)
Romanticising the past, or creating something timeless?
Album Premiere: Rafael de Toledo Pedroso – Coração de Pássaro
An intensely personal concept album fraught with both grief and love.
Premiere: Kariti – Katie Cruel
An ethereal, mournful rendition of a centuries-old folk song.
Album Premiere: Eeli Helin – The Lurks
Cavernous and vibrant experimental ambient/drone with an industrial fix.
Premiere: Non Serviam – Cacophobia/Desperandum
An inventive mash-up of sounds from the French collective.
Astral Noize’s Ones to Watch 2021
24 bands to keep an eye on over the next twelve months.
Album Premiere: In Arcadia – Phon
Breathtaking ambient compositions inspired by the infinite possibilities of science fiction.
Album Premiere: MELVL – Lachrymal Heartflesh
Breathtaking ambient compositions from the one-person project.
Album Premiere: Kira McSpice – Attack
The third instalment of the singer-songwriter’s migraine series is her darkest and heaviest yet.