Alex Franquelli is a freelance journalist and writer. He focuses on Mongolia and North-East Asian politics and ethnomusicology. Find him on twitter @alexfranquelli
At Folsom Prison: Every Dream and Every Crisis Means the Rise | 28 Jun 2015 // 9:00 PM
Nervousness and talent make the band’s third album a brilliant departure point from which to venture into unknown territories.
How Messy Was Their (Black) Sabbath | 25 Jun 2015 // 2:00 AM
Mick Wall’s style is dry, simple and direct to the point of quasi-simplification, but the final result is brilliant and definitely written for a very specific niche.
Beyond the Redshift: Is This the End for Cult of Luna? | 1 May 2014 // 3:51 AM
Swedish post-metallers bid us farewell. Maybe.