The Pineapple Thief – Magnolia

The sum is larger than its parts. This sentence is often used to describe progressive albums or epics that operate on the album level, setting a concept or a story, interweaving different tracks together via leitmotifs or common themes. This isn’t the case with the new The Pineapple Thief album, Magnolia. On…

Post Rock Post – Nordic Giants

Nordic Giants are one of those acts that simply cannot be captured in words. Their live performances are as elusive as they are grand and their music shakes you to the core while seeming to contain very little. This duo are also masters of the aesthetic, performing in videos and live…

Beyond Creation Streaming Title Track from Upcoming Album Earthborn Evolution

Canadian tech death up-and-comers Beyond Creation have been on quite the streak of releasing excellent track after excellent track from their upcoming sophomore record, Earthborn Evolution, and the latest treat on offer – the album’s title track – is absolutely no exception. It’s not hard to tell that this is easily going to be…

Soen Set To Release Second Album, ‘Tellurian’

When Soen released their debut album, Cognitive, many an ear was taken aback by the intriguing, heavily Tool influenced music this band produced. Essentially a super-group, Soen were nonetheless very much their own beast in the progressive landscape. Too many times however do groups like these take years between albums, as other projects get in…

Myrkur Streaming Debut Self-Titled EP

There’s been a steady and gentle buzz building regarding enigmatic post-black metal act Myrkur. This Scandinavian one-woman act takes the blackened atmospheric work and lush melodies of acts like Alcest and Deafheaven and shrouds them in feminine mystique with interesting results. If you like your black metal unafraid to venture…