Looking at the influences that made Soldat Hans happen sheds a bit more light on where the band members come from when approaching these issues; many of the acts listed below tap into this same desire to feel, face and excise such emotions in a healthy and productive way. Especially noteworthy is the wide range of artists presented below. Most of them have some melancholic or even depressive edge but they take different approaches in expressing these edges. Thus, we get a glance into how a diverse sound such as Soldat Hans was forged and the many places in other music from which it came. Enjoy and don't forget to spin Es Taut when you feel up to it; it's a ride you should experience at least once.
We conducted and epic-length interview with Misha Mansoor and Spencer Sotelo of Periphery while they were touring Australia!
As if the surrealist sideshow of Tomahawk's music wasn't disconcerting enough, the band have teamed up with Vincent Forcier to bring an appropriately deranged visual accompaniment to the title track of their latest release, Oddfellows.