Horseback – Dead Ringers

The subtle art of drone often goes unnoticed and unappreciated. Operating under the assumption that simplicity negates any possible attention to detail, many push drone to the side as a gimmicky or silly genre. It’s practically a guarantee at this point that in any conversation about drone music – especially…

*prognotes – Caligula’s Horse’s The Tide, The Thief & River’s End

If you follow this blog for more than a few months, you might have noticed that we really like Caligula’s Horse. Honestly, it’s one of the bands that reflect the most what a lot of our staff members like in their music. It’s modern and well produced, leaning on “djent” influences. But it’s also groovy, intelligent and melodic, blending progressive attention for detail with a heavy, instinct driven approach to composition. For many of us, this approach was introduced to us with their second album, The Tide, The Thief & River’s End (which shall be referred to as The Tide from now on). As such, we’ve spoken about it numerous times on the blog: in posts celebrating its art, its music and its release.