Articles tagged isis

‘Frontline: Escaping ISIS’ Explores the Terrorist Group’s Genocidal Aims

As Frontline: Escaping ISIS reveals in images that are at once effectively impressionistic and grim, ISIS is embarked on a genocidal, "forced conversion" crusade against the Yazidi.

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7 Oct 2014 // 2:30 AM

Beats, Rhymes and Jihad

Hip-hop appeals to those who feel powerless and disenfranchised, which is why ISIS looks to hip-hop communities as potential recruiting grounds.

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7 Jul 2013 // 11:04 PM

Palms: Palms

Palms, a collaboration between Deftones lead singer Chino Moreno and three members of post-metal legends Isis, is a promising if not quite fully formed experiment.

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8 Oct 2012 // 11:14 PM

Mixtarum Metallum #2: 10 of Hydra Head’s Best Albums

The demise of Hydra Head is a tragedy for all concerned. Mixturam Metallum wishes to express its sincere gratitude to Hydra Head for providing us with endless deafening and imaginative audio experiences over the years. The following is a list of 10 Hydra Head releases that have meant a lot to us personally.

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Gifts from Enola: Gifts from Enola

Less introspective than Laura, and more overtly emotive than Explosions in the Sky, Gifts from Enola shows us the heavier side of post-rock while reminding us to stop, inhale, and release.

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Forever Meddling: An Interview with Blake Judd of Nachtmystium

The leader of Nachtmystium and Twilight finds himself at a creative peak with the release of two major new albums that give the finger to genre purists.

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Red Sparowes: The Fear Is Excruciating, But Therein Lies the Answer

While the Red Sparowes have seemingly abandoned their fixation on unwieldy, melodramatic song titles, in exchange they’ve upped the musical drama.

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6 Apr 2010 // 9:56 PM

Jodis: Secret House

I have nothing against doom or sludge in general, but this overpushing of the envelope is a slow atmospheric death that will not appeal to many.

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Pelican: What We All Come to Need

What We All Come to Need is as aphoristic about living as it is metaphoric about dying. It’s a musical version of Picasso’s Guernica where the instruments are the paintbrushes and your ears are the canvas.

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7 May 2009 // 10:00 PM

Thunderheist: Thunderheist

It's almost impossible not to get up and get down when Thunderheist shows up on the stereo -- it's positively infectious.

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5 May 2009 // 10:00 PM

Isis: Wavering Radiant

Not so much a reinvention as a graceful re-imagining of their signature sound, Isis sounds rejuvenated on their fifth album.

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11 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Isis: Isis: Clearing the Eye [DVD]

Clearing the Eye is weighed down by the innate limitations of the concert video.

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Isis: In the Absence of Truth

Even though Isis's musical progression is cautious at best, the band is still miles ahead of its peers.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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