220: SONORAN REBEL BLACK MAGICK

In 2019, Andrew Markuszewski of Lord Mantis released ‘True Western Doom’ under the solo project Sonoran Rebel Black Magick, and not only is the album exactly as advertised by the title, he also basically just created a new genre. SRBM combines doom, gently strummed acoustic guitars, sinister synths, pulsing beats, vocals ranging from metal screams … Continue reading 220: SONORAN REBEL BLACK MAGICK

218: IOANNA GIKA

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