Balkan music is unique in many ways. It’s easily recognizable, inextricably linked to its roots, and it manages to remain popular beyond the ever-emerging trends. But what defines it more than own state of origin or the sound of specific instruments? It’s the unmistakable vibe of revelry, devil-may-careness, and, at
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Periphery is comprised of some of the most technically unprecedented and talented musicians in the entirety of all modern Metal music. Their guitarist Mark Holcomb isn’t far behind John Petrucci in my book “Who is my go-to answer for the best guitarist of all time” with his gorgeous riffing that
Millennium Falck is the brainchild of Helsinki-based producer Juha Petteri Falck. His songs and visuals are the stories of future world. Juha Falck has 20 years of experience in various genres of music production, but last year he started a solo project. Karl Magi: In general, what first sparked
Leyland Kirby’s Caretaker project has been active for 2 decades at this point. The core of the project is heavily inspired by the imagery of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, specifically the ballroom episodes. The idea of haunting sounds echoing from the 1920s is a very pleasing notion that manages to
It seems like you need to hire a professional investigator to find out who stands behind the Far Out band. The Odessa-based trio is more than shy on any kind of information about itself. On the other hand, Far Out are more than generous with the broken rhythms they deliver.
“It’s an exploration of tape recording as a form of memory storage. Using a portable reel to reel tape recorder sounds from around the town were recorded onto the first side of the tape over a two day period — dripping rain, creaky gates, car mechanics, drainpipes, shops, church bells,
Weezer is the only band in existence that has a spot in my least favorite albums of all time. Though despite their obvious inconsistencies they have always integral to my musical personality. They’re an incredibly endearing, charming and memorable band that has released some amazing and genuinely timeless music over
Let’s face it. Metalcore is not the easiest genre to work in, let alone in Ukraine where metal bands aren’t exactly playing in stadiums full of people. But what’s life without a bit of a challenge, right? On the other hand, paraphrasing an old saying, Heartprints want what they want.