What Heavy Blog Is Really Listening To – 2/16/18

For those who missed our last installment, We post bi-weekly updates covering what the staff at Heavy Blog have been spinning. Given the amount of time we spend on the site telling you about music that does not fall neatly into the confines of conventional “metal,” it should come as no surprise that many of us on staff have pretty eclectic tastes that range far outside of metal and heavy things. We can’t post about all of them at length here, but we can at least let you know what we’re actually listening to. For those that would like to participate as well (and please do) can drop a 3X3 in the comments, which can be made with tapmusic.net through your last.fm account, or create it manually with topsters.net. Also, consider these posts open threads to talk about pretty much anything music-related. We love hearing all of your thoughts on this stuff and love being able to nerd out along with all of you.

Scott Murphy

Active Child – You Are All I See
Gary Burton & Chick Corea – Crystal Silence
Danny Brown – XXX
Digable Planets – Blowout Comb
GoGo Penguin – A Humdrum Star
Steve Reich – Pulse / Quartet
Pharaoh Sanders – Thembi
Sufjan Stevens – Illinois
Scott Walker – The Drift

Simon Handmaker

JPEGMAFIA – Veteran
Tune-yards – I can feel you creep into my private life
Harms Way – Posthuman
Ostraca – Last
Incantation – Onwards to Golgotha
Beneath the Massacre – Dystopia
Sachiel – Human Instrumentality
Portal – ION
Good Tiger – We Will All Be Gone

Mark Valentino

The Killers – Hot Fuss
S U R V I V E – Mnq026
Genocide Pact – Order Of Torment
Harms Way – Posthuman
Skycamefalling – 10.21
Sanction – The Infringement of God’s Plan
Undergang – Misantropologi
Mammoth Grinder – Cosmic Crypt
Lunar Aurora – Andacht

Colin Kauffman

Street Sects – End Position
Street Sects – Rat Jacket
Street Sects – Things Will Be Better In Hell
Spectral Lore – III
Sufjan Stevens – Michigan
Botanist – VI: Flora
The Atlas Moth – Coma Noir
Harm’s Way – Posthuman
Cyclamen – Amida

Eden Kupermintz

Tiny Moving Parts – Swell
Glassjaw – Material Control
Leprous – Bilateral
BLAME_ua – Almanac
Ulvesang – The Hunt
Lethvm – This Fall Shall Cease
Man Mountain – Infinity Mirror
Rivers of Nihil – Where Owls Know My Name
Pallbearer – Heartless

Jonathan Adams

Panda Bear – Person Pitch
Night Verses – Copper Wasp
Visigoth – Conqueror’s Oath
Golgothan Remains – Perverse Offerings to the Void
Portal – Ion
Gnaw Their Tongues – Genocidal Majesty
Animal Collective – Strawberry Jam
Nils Frahm – All Melody
Harm’s Way – Posthuman

Joshua Bulleid

Bokassa – Divide & Conquer
After the Burial – In Dreams
Rivers of Nihil – Where Owls Know My Name
Slugdge – Esoteric Malacology
Coheed and Cambria – Year of the Black Rainbow
Coheed and Cambria – Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
The Atlas Moth – Coma Noir
Don Broco – Technology
Cattle Decapitation – The Anthropocene Extinction

Pete Williams

Wolves in the Throne Room – Two Hunters
Batushka – Litourgiya
Black Panther: The Album
Deafheaven – Sunbather
Blanck Mass – World Eater
Blut Aus Nord – Deus Salutis Meae
Metallica – …And Justice for All
Turnspit – Desire Paths
Usurpress – Interregnum

Matt Sheehan

Rolo Tomassi – Grievances
Swans – To Be Kind
Arkona – Khram
HRVRD – The Inevitable and I
Portal – Ion
Coheed and Cambria – In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
Conjurer – The Mire
Black Tongue – Falsifier
Björk – Homogenic

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