Fir Cone Children Return With ‘Today There’s No Tomorrow’, out 9/30; Listen To “Pull It Out”

Alexander Donat is a man on a mission. The mission? To fill the world with great music, that’s the mission. Whether it’s in his post-punk/darkwave project Vlimmer or in his dream pop project Fir Cone Children; even releasing music from other like-minded artists via his record label Blackjack Illuminist Records, Donat is a true renaissance […]

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The Hologram People Invite You To ‘Village Of The Snake God’, Out 9/2; Listen To “Theme From The Village Of The Snake God”

The Hologram People seem to be a perfect fit for the sonic universe of UK label Library Of The Occult; Gothic tones, chamber music melancholy, and psychedelic trips are abound in the musical world of The Hologram People. 60s free love intermingles with 70s decadence with a hefty dose of brown acid freakouts to give […]

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Feu Follet Returns With New LP ‘IV’, Out 7/29; Listen To Single “Somebody Else”

Back in 2021 producer and musician Alban Blaising released the stunning Beneath the Earth under the name Feu Follet. The amazing album was a mixture of post-punk, dream pop, and dark wave with a fairy-tale twist that combined early 4AD vibes with colorful imagery for a singular musical experience. Blaising’s stunning production and engaging melodies […]

Read More Feu Follet Returns With New LP ‘IV’, Out 7/29; Listen To Single “Somebody Else”

Vlimmer’s Alexander Leonard Donat Readies New Project Assassun, ‘Sunset Skull’ Arrives 3/11; Listen To “Devours Itself”

Alexander Leonard Donat is a man of many moods. With his project Vlimmer he unleashes poetic dark wave with gorgeous melodies and Gothic undertones. With Fir Cone Children he gives us beautifully constructed pop in the spirit of Robyn Hitchcock and Guided By Voices. Whatever non de plume Donat is creating under it’s always exciting, […]

Read More Vlimmer’s Alexander Leonard Donat Readies New Project Assassun, ‘Sunset Skull’ Arrives 3/11; Listen To “Devours Itself”

Hawksmoor Returns With Darkly Lit ‘Saturnalia’ Out 2/4; Listen To Title Track

James McKeown has a knack for visceral sound worlds when releasing music as Hawksmoor. Albums like Methods Of Dreaming, On Prescription, and Concrete Island which he released in collaboration with The Heartwood Institute(all released via Spun Out Of Control) are sonic delicacies for the ears. Analog synths combined with electric bass and just an overwhelming […]

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Carlton Melton Go Back To where It Started With ‘Live In Point Arena’ 2LP Reissue Preorder

The mighty Carlton Melton have been trailblazers in psych rock since the late 2000s, putting out revelatory rock albums that play with sounds as varied as 60s fuzz guitars, 70s experimental, and ambient textures that encapsulate 50 years of forward-thinking music. But like every great trailblazer, you gotta start somewhere. For the Melton crew it […]

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Be Entranced By Garden Gate’s Baroque “The Voyeur”; ‘Blood Mansion’ Out December 3rd

It’s been a busy and fruitful year for electronic label Library of the Occult. What Tom McDowell has done is curate a very distinct and all-encompassing sound world, with many different artistic points of view. From his beginning with the label in July of 2020 McDowell has shared these very distinct and individual artistic points […]

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Missionary Work Returns With ‘The Ash Tree’, Out 10/1; Listen To “Thou Shalt Seek Me in the Morning…” 

Library Of The Occult returns 10/1 with a gorgeous slice of baroque horror in Missionary Work’s haunting new album The Ash Tree, a musical companion to M.R. James’ tale of the same name. Witches, hangings, trees, and things that go scratch in the night are at the heart of James’ tale. Missionary Work gives us […]

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Vlimmer Returns With New Album Nebenkörper, Out September 24th; Listen To Single “I.P.A.”

Alexander Donat has built a sonic library of brooding darkwave and post-punk over the course of a few years now. Listening to his albums you’re brought into a chilling and urgent world that locks into territory fans of Bauhaus, early Cure, and Killing Joke find much to love in. Donat is so good at making […]

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Outpost 31 Studios Presents : Quarantine Cuts Vol. 1; Listen To First Single “Moonhouse”

There’s a special little place located in OKC that may be a physical spot, or maybe just a tattered spot in our minds we go to reflect called Oupost 31 Studios. It’s a spot where you can find ethereal music always playing just under your thoughts and imagination. Music that feels as if it escaped […]

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