For those who missed our last installment, We post biweekly 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 through your account, or create it manually with 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


Andrew Hill – Point of Departure
Andy Summers/Robert Fripp – I Advance Masked
Ariel Pink – House Arrest (Haunted Graffiti 5)
Destroyer – Your Blues
Godflesh – Selfless
Lindstrøm – Where You Go I Go Too
Moon Hooch – Red Sky
Owen Pallett – In Conflict
Wovenhand -Wovenhand

Kit Brown


Wormrot – Voices
Trap Them – Crown Feral
Meshuggah – The Violent Sleep of Reason
clipping. – Splendor and Misery
Fit For an Autopsy – Absolute Hope Absolute Hell
Death Grips – Bottomless Pit
Car Bomb – Meta
Sumac – The Deal
Meshuggah – The Ophidian Trek

Jimmy Mullett


John Zorn – The Gift
The Dillinger Escape Plan – One Of Us Is The Killer
36 Crazyfists – A Snow Capped Romance
Pharaoh Sanders – Black Unity
Sage Francis – A Healthy Distrust
Mirrors For Psychic Warfare – Mirrors For Psychic Warfare
Amon Tobin – ISAM
Nurse With Wound – Dark Fat
ZZ Top – Rio Grande Mud

Kieran Fisher


Melvins – Ozma
Deafheaven – New Bermuda
Filter – Crazy Eyes
Alcest – Kodama
Static-X – Wisconsin Death Trip
Sleep – Sleep’s Holy Mountain
Com Truise – Silicon Tare
An Autumn for Crippled Children – The Long Goodbye
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker

Colin Kauffman


Mithras – On Strange Loops
Raptorbaby – Citadel
Leviathan – Scar Sighted
Shining – Blackjazz
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society – Real Enemies
Downfall of Gaia – Atrophy
Dumbsaint – Panorama, in Ten Pieces
Oathbreaker – Rheia
Deathspell Omega – The Synarchy of Molten Bones

David Aleksov


SubRosa – For This We Fought the Battle of Ages
Coil – Musick to Play in the Dark
Thank You Scientist – Stranger Heads Prevail
Rafael Anton Irisarri – The Unintentional Sea
Klara Lewis – Too
Protest The Hero – Fortress
Orphx – Pitch Black Mirror
Deathspell Omega – The Synarchy of Molten Bones
Sunn O))) – Black One

Jordan Jerabek


The Central – Discovery of a Rat
Black Tomb – s/t
Subterranean Disposition – Contagiuum and the Landscapes of Failure
Harrow – Fragments of a Fallen Star
Maeth – Shrouded Mountain
The Men – Devil Music
Hierophant – Mass Grave
Astronoid – Air
Every Time I Die – Low Teens

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