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Lonnie Holley Matthew E. White Broken Mirror review

Matthew E. White & Lonnie Holley : Broken Mirror: A Selfie Reflection

The collaboration between the artist/poet and songwriter/label head creates something funkier than the sum of its parts.

Alan Vega Mutator review

Hear “Fist,” an unreleased track from Suicide’s Alan Vega

Hear the second single from the upcoming posthumous collection, ‘Mutator’.

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Marisa Anderson and William Tyler announce collaborative album, Lost Futures

The two guitarists have shared the title track from their debut collaboration.

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Watch ambient trio Ionophore’s haunting video for “Bedim”

See the gloomy new clip from the cinematic, atmospheric group’s latest album.

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Field Works : Cedars

Stuart Hyatt’s latest compilation centers around ancient forests through English and Arabic poetry.

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Sunburned Hand of the Man – Pick A Day to Die

One of the most accessible and still boundless pieces in the group’s massive catalog.

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Roy Montgomery : Island of Lost Souls

The experimental guitarist opens a quartet of planned releases this year with a mournful series of gothic dirges.

Nick Cave Warren Ellis Carnage review

Nick Cave & Warren Ellis – Carnage

A haunting, cinematic work that ponders life, death and wanderlust from indoors.

Lingua Ignota Agnus Dei EP

Lingua Ignota releases new EP, Agnus Dei

New EP features a cover of Iron Lung, interpretations of Bach and Handel, and a poem from Daughters’ Alexis Marshall.

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Sigur Rós : Odin’s Raven Magic

The Icelandic group’s live soundtrack to a Norse myth has its moments of grandeur and folly

Amenra de doorn review

The Body : I’ve Seen All I Need to See

The sludge metal duo dives headfirst into blistering landscapes of noise

Lonnie Holley Matthew E. White Broken Mirror review

Matthew E. White and Lonnie Holley channel cosmic energy on “This Here Jungle of Moderness”

The first track from the duo’s new collaborative album is a frantic funk fusion landscape.

jeremiah cymerman citadels and sanctuaries review

Patricia Brennan : Maquishti

The vibraphonist/marimba player’s debut album is a set of soundscapes both elegant and patient.

Manslaughter 777 World Vision Perfect Harmony review

Boris & Merzbow : 2R0I2P0

The Japanese metal trio and noise artist mark their eighth collaboration with a close to a torturous year.

Harold Budd

R.I.P. ambient artist and composer Harold Budd

The legendary composer has died at 84.

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Liturgy : Origin of the Alimonies

Hunter Hunt-Hendrix’s new “opera” retains some of the black metal of their earlier days.

Megalophobe Voxy stream

Hear Megalophobe’s eerie, spacious new drone track “Voxy”

Hear a new track from Benjamin Levitt’s atmospheric new dance performance score.

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William Basinski – Lamentations

The ambient composer follows up a celebratory lounge-disco album with a mournful set of ghostly loops.