Showing posts from August, 2019

Uniform & The Body: "Not Good Enough"

I stress that The Body remains a consistently fascinating entity whose work I either champion or dismiss, the creative push-n-pull a la Chip King and Lee Buford  qualifying as anything from merely pushing decibels to forward thinking and genre-hybridizing to unlistenable grating shit-spew. With that said, The Body partners well. Those excellent recordings they released with Thou , Released From Love and You, Whom I Have Always Hated , remain some of the most ear rupturing sounds I've heard on a physical album. So, being a Uniform fan, I have high hopes for  Everything That Dies Someday Comes Back , The Body's second collaborative noise venture with the group, which is due to release 8/16 via Sacred Bones . Uniform, another duo with a penchant for amplified gloom and tolerance-pushing vocals, has a machined edge that suits The Body's amp'd up misery. "Not Good Enough" is like a ten-megaton Suicide , every driving pulse set to trudge as if dragging th

New Selections — MONOLORD, Laurie Anderson/Tenzin Choegyal/Jesse Paris Smith, Fly Pan Am, HIDE, Loscil, The Paranoyds, Corridor

Overdue once again, but there are some good tracks here to peruse. MONOLORD : "The Bastard Son" (via Relapse Records / Bandcamp) No Comfort by Monolord Via Speakeasy PR: MONOLORD: Announce Relapse Records Debut No Comfort Coming September 20 Share New Song "The Bastard Son" Swedish trio MONOLORD , who have been dubbed “Swedish doom royalty” (Noisey) and praised for their “truly modern sound” (Consequence of Sound), announce their Relapse Records’ debut, No Comfort , coming September 20th. “This one has been the most challenging yet,” said MONOLORD in a collective statement. “As always striving for evolvement, but within the Monolord realm and with that inviting another person into that process. We hope you like it.” Stream the first single "The Bastard Son" on YouTube HERE and all additional streaming services HERE . No Comfort pre-orders are on-sale now, with several limited-edition vinyl variants available, including a