The mighty Cryptic Shift melt minds with their miasmatical metal.
Scouring the subterranean depths with post-sludge innovators Wren
The post-sludge maestros on releasing during a pandemic and musical progression.
Rally Round Markov Soroka With Benefit Compilation ‘Vigor Reconstruct’
Support the artist behind Tchornobog, Aureole, Krukh and Drown in an hour of need.
Becoming More Inclusive: Grimalkin Records’ Tips for White Folks in DIY Music
LGBTQ-centred label Grimalkin Records have released a statement and series of steps that white folks in the music scene can to promote inclusivity and social justice in and through their work.
Under the Radar: 21 Underground Sludge Acts You Need to Check Out
We turn our attention to the corrosive wrath of sludge.
Old Empire on Underground Promoters and the Impact of Covid-19 on the Live Music Scene
UK promoter Old Empire on live music after Covid.
Musicians’ Visas and the Weaponisation of Policy Announcements
In February the Home Office announced their points-based immigration policy, and it’s been cause for considerable concern…
Review: Wallowing – Planet Loss
Swirling with rage, suffocating density and cacophonous vitality, this is an album that demands to be heard. And it ain’t taking no for an answer.
Announcing the Astral Noize Issue One Redux
To revive work of which we’re proud and which many of newer readers will never have seen, we’ve decided to revamp and reprint Astral Noize Issue One.
Review: Black Passage – The Veil
A diverse range of influences inform the unique sound of this powerful debut album.