What Heavy Blog Is Really Listening To – 6/5/20

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. Also, consider these posts open threads to share your own recent playlists and 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

…and Oceans – Cosmic World Mother
Chouk Bwa & The Ångstromers – Vodou Alé
Greg Fox – Contact
Harrington, Gustin & Zahn – Tura Lura
Natalia Lafourcade – Un canto por México Vol. 1
Matt Mayhall & Dan Rosenboom – Language
Party Dozen – Pray for Party Dozen
Sinister – Deformation of the Holy Realm
Woods – Strange to Explain

Josh Bulleid

Carly Rae Jepsen – Dedicated: Side B
Most Precious Blood – Merciless
Bleed From Within – Fracture
Lucis Absentia – Gehenna Gate
The Ghost inside – The Ghost Inside
Dark Funeral – Where Shadows Forever Reign
Glassjaw – Worship and Tribute
Strapping Young Lad – SYL
All Pigs Must Die – God is War

Eden Kupermintz

Inexorum – Moonlit Navigation
British Sea Power – Disco Elysium OST
Lor – Edge of Eternity
Orphan Donor – Old Patterns
Feminazgul – No Dawn For Men
Caligula’s Horse – Rise Radiant
Creature – Ex Cathedra
Christian Muenzner – Path of the Hero
City Girl – Chrome Velocity

Trent Bos

Aesthesys – Alignments
Esoctrilihum – Eternity Of Shaog
Mountaineer – Bloodletting
Killitorous – The Afterparty
Gospel – The Moon Is a Dead World
Noise Trail Immersion – Symbology of Shelter
Rannoch – Reflections Upon Darkness
Imperial Triumphant – Vile Luxury
R U N – For You Will Never Find Peace Within Your Quiet

Joe Astill

Moses Sumney – græ
Caligula’s Horse – Rise Radiant
The 1975 – Notes on a Conditional Form
Tyler, The Creator – Flowerboy
Clairo – Immunity
Loathe – I Let It In and It Took Everything
Rina Sawayama – SAWAYAMA
Beyoncé – Dangerously In Love
Big Thief – U.F.O.F

Pete Williams

In the Company of Serpents – Lux
Fiona Apple – Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Ulcerate – Stare Into Death and Be Still
Future – High Off Life
The Ghost Inside – The Ghost Inside
Jeff Rosenstock – No Dream
Paradise Lost – Obsidian
EOB – Earth
Electric Wizard – Electric Wizard

Jon Adams

Creature – Ex Cathedra
…And Oceans – Cosmic World Mother
Hail Spirit Noir – Eden In Reverse
Haken – Virus
Imperial Triumphant – Alohaville
The Ruins of Beverast – Rain Upon the Impure
Cosmovore – Into the Necrosphere
Aseitas – False Peace
Ulthar – Providence

Nate Johnson

Lesser Glow: Nullity
BEAR: Propaganda
Barrens: Penumbra
Neck of the Woods: The Annex of Ire
Psychonaut: Unfold the God Man
Covet: technicolor
Covet: effloresce
Make Them Suffer: How To Survive a Funeral
Blacklisted: Eye for an Eye

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