Timothy Fife Talks ‘Transcommunication’ Out October 2nd; Listen To “Spellwork”

Record label Library of the Occult, though still fairly new, has had an amazing run this summer regarding album releases. First was Dream Division’s excellent The Devil Rides Out, followed by the Ogre’s inspired Gates of Nessus. Keeping the heavy synth dread going into the month of October, Library of the Occult will be dropping […]

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“trying to glimpse the bigger picture” : A Conversation With Artist Bradford Trojan

Musician Bradford Trojan locks into classic vibes in his music. Lo fi pop, garage-y psych, and classic rock vibes emanate from his songs. Bits of Beatles, Beach Boys, Tom Petty, and early 90s college rock haunt his songs. Sepia-toned melodies make Trojan’s output feel more like some newly discovered artist from the early 70s that’s […]

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Psych Rock and Sunday Jazz : A Conversation With Glass Parallels’ Justin Pinkerton

Justin Pinkerton is a musician’s musician. Playing in bands as diverse as Golden Void, Planes of Satori, The Roots of Orchis, Eyes, The Finches, Moholy Nagy and with such artists as Rafter Roberts and Scott Pinkmountain over the last 20 years, Pinkerton has built a reputation as a go-to collaborator. Firmly entrenched in the California […]

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“Synths Are Not Nostalgic” : Lars Meijer Talks Hunter Complex’ Newest ‘Dead Calm and Zero Degrees

Lars Meijer works in a sonic world unto himself. You listen to one of his Hunter Complex records and you’ll likely hear something familiar, but within a moment the familiarity fades and you’re hearing something completely unique. Meijer pulls influence from artists as wide-ranging as Mark Isham, Prince, and Guided By Voices. He pulls bits […]

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“Disorienting, Terrifying, and Deeply Somber”: Adam Michael Kozak Talks Scoring Novel ‘Negative Space’

Musician and composer Adam Michael Kozak makes dark, poetic electronic music as Burial Grid. He’s based in Massachusetts and seems to have locked into the oldest part of this country’s Gothic and sometimes bleak origins. But hey, in order to get better we have to look our seedy, wicked past right in the face and […]

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The Sound of Zen : Jonas Munk Talks ‘Minimum Resistance’ and His Quiet Act of Rebellion

Jonas Munk is what I’d call a renaissance man. Munk moves among many musical circles; either through his label El Paraiso Records(which he co-runs with Causa Sui band mate Jakob Skott), his ambient/new age label Azure Vista Records, as well as through the countless projects he’s been involved in as collaborator, producer, or sonic wizard […]

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