When trying to work out what others labelled Ioanna Gika’s music as, I seems to come across the term ‘dream pop’ a lot. I suppose that fits, but it also betrayed the deep, gothic, industrial vibes I get here. Gika’s album ‘Thalassa’ combines her ethereal vocal stylings with beautiful, poppy melodies, and synths and percussion … Continue reading 218: IOANNA GIKA
In the late noughties, when his previous band came to an end and efforts to put together a mathcore band proved futile, French musician Rémi Gallego began producing his own music. What grew from this was The Algorithm - a true hybrid of EDM and metal, specifically prog and djent influenced metal. While there are … Continue reading 159: THE ALGORITHM
With Puscifer you might get droning, contemplative beauty with Grand Canyon, or a rollicking rock song with Conditions of My Parole, or perhaps a gentle, empowering psalm like The Humbling River, or even an electronic alt rocker like Dozo. As I said, the variety is inspiring, and all of it is worth your time.
Sightless Pit is a strange, confronting, and at times difficult journey. It is a noise-filled, near-impenetrable experience but, if you break through, it will be an incredibly beautiful and rewarding musical experience.
Chelsea Wolfe is a singular artist with incredible songwriting abilities and an even more incredible voice. Whichever genres she turns her attention to are electrified by her talent and reworked and combined into entirely new and exciting sounds.
Imagine a slightly more melodic, perhaps less dissonant, take on the gentler fare from Fragile-era Nine Inch Nails. Now imagine Trent alternating vocal duties with his wife. That’s pretty much How To Destroy Angels, though, as terribly unoriginal as it sounds, there’s so much more to it than that.