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

Jon Appleton & Don Cherry – Human Music
Lea Bertucci & Leila Bordreuil – L’Onde Souterraine
Ex Eye – Ex Eye
Forest Swords – Compassion
Huerco S. – Colonial Patterns
Nine Inch Nails – Year Zero
Daniel Rosenboom – Book of Storms
White Suns – Psychic Drift
yndi halda – Under Summer

Jonathan Adams

White Suns – Psychic Drift
Sentient Ignition – Enthroned in Gray
Endon – Through the Mirror
Progenie Terrestre Pura – oltreLuna
Elder – Reflections of a Floating World
Sikth – The Future In Whose Eyes?
Christian Fitness – Slap Bass Hunks
Wode – Servants of the Countercosmos
Beach Fossils – Somersault

Simon Handmaker

Mutoid Man – War Moans
Hella – Hold Your Horse Is
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard – 12 Bar Bruise
Tera Melos – Drugs to the Dear Youth
Lightning Bolt – Fantasy Empire
Girlfriends – s/t
Invalids – Eunoia
MF Doom – MM… FOOD?
Vivian K – Verses

Jimmy Mullett

Erik Friedlander—Volac: The Book of Angels, Vol. 2
Death Grips—The Money Store
Jane’s Addiction—Nothing’s Shocking
Rush—Moving Pictures
Wadada Leo Smith—Luminous Axis
Souls Of Mischief—93 ’til Infinity
John Zorn—The Dreamers

Eden Kupermintz

SikTh – The Future in Whose Eyes?
Hugo Kant – Out of Time
Arcadea – Arcadea
Milo – so the flies don’t come
NYN – Entropy
Elder – Reflections of a Floating World
Sentient Ignition – Enthroned in Grey
Stone From the Sky – Fuck the Sun
P.O.S – Chill, dummy

Ahmed Hasan

Wormrot – Voices
Meshuggah – Catch 33
John Coltrane – A Love Supreme
Alice Coltrane – Ptah, the El Daoud
Meshuggah – Nothing
Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma
Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
Between the Buried and Me – Alaska
Necrophagist – Epitaph


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