Mind of the Magus: The Mystical Poetry of Robert Hunter

Eighty, long years have passed since the waning crescent moon of June 23rd, 1941. In the town of Arroyo Grande, California, in the warm summer wind, a gracious being was born. One that would rewrite the scope of perception, tap into the great divinity of nature’s language, and gift the world with an entryway into the unknown. Happy birthday, dear Robert Hunter.


An Autumn For Crippled Children – ‘As The Morning Dawns We Close Our Eyes’ Album Review

Over the last twelve years, the Netherlands-based blackgaze trio An Autumn For Crippled Children have written and released nine full-length albums, and despite their prolific span of releases, they have managed to maintain a great degree of secrecy. Their mystique and musical prowess has garnered them great admiration in the underground, and despite their reverence,… Continue reading An Autumn For Crippled Children – ‘As The Morning Dawns We Close Our Eyes’ Album Review


Fluttering Moments of Clarity: Arrange – ‘The World Is Racing’ Album Review

Capturing the spirit of warmth, love, and haze like 35mm film, The World Is Racing is a devotion to confession. From cajon and bongo hits to guitars that wash over the soundscapes like waves to shimmering synths to palatial vocals, Arrange creates an atmosphere that delivers brightness while purging darkness.

Interviews, Reviews

Unchartered Waters: An Interview with Manslaughter 777

What happens when you take two of the most prolific drummers in heavy music and merge their percussion skills with their outside tastes? Lee Buford (The Body, Sightless Pit, Lorna Doom) and Zac Jones (MSC, Braveyoung, Giant) set off to figure the answer out themselves with their recent release of World Vision Perfect Harmony as Manslaughter 777.