IE : Pome

Listening to IE’s new record Pome is a lot like stepping into a dream. The five-piece from Minneapolis dabble in space-y, hallucinogenic songs that are as much soundtracks to existential drifts as they are fever dream walks on the moon. There’s lots of familiar vibes, but nothing you can quite put your finger on as […]

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Carlton Melton : Mind Minerals

Carlton Melton write and create on another level. They seem to reside not outside in the elements, but somewhere deep inside. They make a kind of subconscious psychedelia. The sound of blood rushing from your body to your brain, or the whooshing you occasionally get inside your ear as if air is escaping your skull, […]

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Soundtrack For A Panic Attack

So how often do you find yourself wondering what a panic attack would sound like as music? Would you think it would be something like Slayer’s “War Ensemble”, or Ministry’s “Psalm 69”? Or maybe something along the lines of eerie calliope music? Maybe Lou Reed’s “Metal Machine Music”? Before I’d ever heard The Haxan Cloak’s […]

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Betrayed In The Octagon

I was trying to remember the first time I heard Oneohtrix Point Never. You see, that’s what I do in my spare time, people. I sit around and try and remember pointless drivel like “What year did ‘Paris, Texas’ come out?” and “What year did I drive 5 hours to Peoria, Illinois to see Rush […]

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