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 doesn’t 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 3×3 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

Saba Alizadeh – Scattered Memories
Dolphin Midwives – Liminal Garden
Downfall of Gaia – Ethic of Radical Finitude
Kaleikr – Heart of Lead
Ossuarium – Living Tomb
SEED Ensemble – Driftglass
Toro y Moi – Outer Peace
Wandering Monster – Wandering Monster
Xiu Xiu – Girl With Basket of Fruit

Joshua Bulleid

While She Sleeps – So What?
Truth Corroded – Bloodlands
Vimur – Triumphant Master of Fates
Vio-Lence – Nothing to Gain
Zeal & Ardor – Devil is Fine
Critical Defiance – Misconception
Omicida – Defrauded Reign
Slayer – Christ Illusion
Venom Prison – Samsara

Trent Bos

Crystal Lake – Helix
Isaiah Rashad – The Sun’s Tirade
Aenimus – Dreamcatcher
Holy Fawn – Death Spells
Talk Talk – Spirit of Eden
Astronoid – S/T
Kenny Segal – happy little trees
NYN – Entropy: Of Chaos and Salt
Daath – The Hinderers

Eden Kupermintz

Nubiyan Twist – Jungle Run
Fen – Stone & Sea
Lydian Collective – Adventure
Malibu Ken – Malibu Ken
Townes van Zandt – Our Mother The Mountain
Fountainhead – I Do and I Will
Destroy Clocks – Tarot
Sinmara – Hvísl Stjarnanna
SEIMS – 3.1

Jordan Jerabek

A Novelist – Folie
Basilysk – Emergence
Bellrope – You Must Relax
Black Anvil – Miles
Carcass – Heartwork
Ossuarium – Living Tomb
Pelican – What We All Come To Need
Pelican – Forever Becoming
Venom Prison – Samsara

Pete Williams

Vanum-Ageless Fire
Dream Theater-Distance Over Time
Asthma Castle-Mount Crushmore
Dead Heat-Certain Death
Rush-Moving Pictures
Robert Ellis-Texas Piano Man
Radkey-No Strange Cats…P.A.W

Jonathan Adams

Julia Jacklin – Crushing
Seeyouspacecowboy – Songs for the Firing Squad
Wachenfeldt – The Interpreter
Black Matter Device – Hostile Architecture
Violet Cold – Kosmic
Downfall of Gaia – Ethic of Radical Finitude
Mastiff – Plague
Vanum – Ageless Fire
Dream Theater – Distance Over Time