How the fuck is Portal a thing? How does this abrasive, confronting, utterly bizarre yet critically adored experimental metal band hail from… of all places… sunny old Queensland? To hear (and see) Portal, the outlandish appearance, the chaotic, frightening, explosive sounds - one would likely assume the band’s origin to be some little-known country, tucked … Continue reading 234: PORTAL
When TV on the Radio frontman Tunde Adebimpe joined forces with rapper Doseone and Mike Patton, nobody could have ever predicted the form it would take. Electronic, hip hop, experimental, pop, a bit of rock, and a whole slew of other sounds - but a wonderfully unique and thrilling project. There’s really no straightforward and … Continue reading 196: NEVERMEN
Today’s a new one - I’m writing about an artist whose primary art form is not music, but rather a mixture of photography, painting, and digital artistry. The artist has, however, created music that is worth discussing due to being fascinating in both method and outcome, but we will get to that. Jesse Draxler’s visual … Continue reading 142: JESSE DRAXLER
Sore Dream is the result of two members of Full of Hell, one of the most chaotic bands on the planet, willingly creating something even more chaotic.
This is not for everyone, and it never tries to be. You would rarely recommend someone music that is ‘outside their wheelhouse’, and Neptunian Maximalism is outside everyone’s wheelhouse. But, if you are willing to take this ride, it is such a bizarrely enjoyable experience.
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.