Heavy Buys // March 2021

In years past, we’ve tried our hand at a column whereby staff were able to discuss physical media in its various forms and any other music-related purchases, and that was Heavy Buys. The column was used sporadically, but we felt that it was time to bring it back for 2021.

211 – Hot Dog

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! This week, we do a deep dive into Limp Bizkit's magnum opus The Chocolate Starfish and The Hot Dog Flavored Water for its 20th anniversary with Ryan. It's a wild, long, dumb love lette... Read More...

Hey! Listen to ZILF!

There's a specific sub-group of bands that I listen to when I want something can only be categorized as "chaotic". Think SikTh in their wilder mode, Psykup, Freighter or, hell, Frontierer when you really want... Read More...

159 – Free Will And Machine Learning

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast!We don't have a lot of news this week, so instead we engage in a long and in-depth discussion about machine learning, the origin of creativity, the notion of free will, sentience, and more (all inspired by Adam Neely's analysis of Google's Bach Harmonizer)! Also Jordan Rudess's solo album, The Black Dahlia Murder self-reflecting, Trivium's remake of Pillars of Serpents, new music by Amon Amarth and Fleshgod Apocalypse, and this weird headline about Limp Bizkit. Then we do an extended discussion of Jordan Peele's new movie Us. Full spoilers, which we give a warning about, but yeah. Enjoy!