Tag Archives: dark ambient

GRIDFAILURE: Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II reviewed – Grizzly Butts

“Ever the apocalypse-renderer, dark ambient and harsh noise artist GRIDFAILURE seeks to illustrate through shouting, scraping, blistering and boiling collages the intensifying brutality between men as increasingly barren, nutrient-void fruits of the Earth dry up beneath their feet. With this…

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GRIDFAILURE Premieres Grippingly Unsettling New Industrial/ Noise Track – Captured Howls

“…the sonic encapsulation of erratic spurts of physical pain. It’s like the soundtrack to moments after the most raging parts of a crisis have unfolded and surveying the wreckage is essentially all that’s left.” – Captured Howls

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SNARES OF SIXES: Project Of Agalloch’s Jason Walton To Release New Album Via Nefarious Industries And Transcending Records; Trailer Posted – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Cody Keto] SNARES OF SIXES is a collective of ever-evolving artists and musicians led by Jason Walton. Best known as the bassist for Agalloch, Walton has also been a part of several other bands over the years, including Sculptured,…

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GRIDFAILURE: “Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II” Review – Modern Free Press

“Sounds that are this experimental, are extremely hard to pigeonhole into a fixed category. I sat here for a time wondering how to explain what I am hearing; until I decided not to. What I can tell you, is that…

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GRIDFAILURE: Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II – Sentinel Daily

“Another dose of noise-fueled misanthropy from New York… with this new album the powerviolence largely takes a backseat in favour of crawling, serpentine slithers of dystopic noise, all dredged from the nether regions of protagonist Dave Brenner’s fevered mind, ready…

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BRENNER and MOLENAAR: Uninvited Savior – Zachary Mule

“Byrne and Eno might have dug this sort of thing when they were making MY LIFE IN THE BUSH OF GHOSTS, but that album was easy listening compared to the relentless stuff assaulting the listener here. […] Clearly Brenner and…

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Dive Into Gripping New Soundscapes From BRENNER & MOLENAAR Exclusively Here – Captured Howls

“Unease gets turned to sound […] a bed of perfectly nauseating, droning tones upon which they build jagged edges of sonic twists like strangely melodic guitar strums that by themselves might actually make for a catchy tune. Here, they’re mangled…

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BRENNER & MOLENAAR: Uninvited Savior By THOSE DARN GNOMES And GRIDFAILURE Creators Playing At Captured Howls; Collaboration Out Friday Via Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

BRENNER & MOLENAAR’s Uninvited Savior, a spacious eighty-two-minute vortex of imploding spiritual psychosis, is now playing exclusively through exploratory music journal Captured Howls. The video playlist of the entire album comes just ahead of its release through Nefarious Industries this Friday.…

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Ten From the Tomb: Grizzly Butts reviews BRENNER & MOLENAAR

“Snort an expired yellowjacket or two and settle into this collaboration between GRIDFAILURE (David Brenner) and THOSE DARN GNOMES‘ Christian Molenaar in celebration of facial pain and nearby mucosal torment. […] Imaginative atmospheres and brutally harsh ambiance for a rainy…

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BRENNER & MOLENAAR: Uninvited Savior – Different Noises

“…like religious music fed through a blender, an esoteric mash-up of styles and influences which has some sort of resemblance to early Cabaret Voltaire, and the found sounds echo the first few Godspeed! You Black Emperor releases. Always on the…

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