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

Darkside – Psychic
Peter Evans/Agustí Fernández/Mats Gustafsson – A Quietness of Water
Floating Points – Elaenia
Larkin Grimm – Chasing an Illusion
Vijay Iyer/Wadada Leo Smith – A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke
Nicolas Jaar – Space Is Only Noise
Merzbow – 1930
Jim O’Rourke – Happy Days
Twine – :reference:

Simon Handmaker

Snooze – Actually, Extremely
Cascades – Cascades
Boris – Dear
Deeds of Flesh – Portals to Canaan
Bolt Thrower – Realm of Chaos
Slug Christ – The Crucifixion of Rapper Extraordinaire
Coheed and Cambria – Second Stage Turbine Blade
Pig Destroyer – Book Burner
Tera Melos – Drugs to the Dear Youth

Jonathan Adams

Igorrr – Savage Sinusoid
Winds of Leng – Horrid Dominion
Vince Staples – Big Fish Theory
Green Druid – Ashen Blood
Cormorant – Metazoa
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – Murder of the Universe
Loss – Horizonless
Denzel Curry – 13
Madrost – The Essence of Time Matches No Flesh

Ahmed Hasan

Leprous – Malina
Igorrr – Savage Sinusoid
Full of Hell – Trumpeting Ecstasy
Ex Eye – Ex Eye
Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
Animals as Leaders – The Madness of Many
Wormrot – Voices
Devin Townsend – Infinity
Necrophagist – Epitaph


Dead Season – Prophecies
Twice – #TWICE EP
Igurgitating Oblivion – Vision Wallows in Symphonies of Light
Origin – Entity
Biomechanical – Cannibalised
Igorrr – Savage Sinusoid
Tempa T – All Star Pars
Opeth – Watershed

Eden Kupermintz

Com Truise – Iteration
Vildhjarta – Måsstaden
Tycho – Epoch
Auroch – Taman Shud
Fox Territory – Degressive Fusion
A.M Feelgood – Wisteria Trail
Agent Fresco – Destrier
Alpha Male Tea Party – Health
Devin Townsend Project – Addicted

David Aleksov

Jessy Lanza – Pull My Hair Back
Jessy Lanza – Oh No
FKA Twigs – LP1
Gunnar Haslam – Kalaatsakia
Radiohead – OK Computer
Kode9 – Nothing
Nuspirit Helsinki – Nuspirit Helsinki
Laurel Halo – Dust
Slint – Spiderland


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