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Thursday, December 10 2009

The Best Psych Albums of 2009

Psychedelia has influenced so many things in 2009 -- whether the band is labeled freak-folk, psych-pop, or garage psychedelia to name a few -- that the creative approach to songwriting has influenced and been adopted by so many genres that barely any independent label has remained untouched by its reaches.


Columns

Thursday, December 10 2009

The Best Metal Albums of 2009

It seems every year I say it, but this year it's truer than ever: this was one hell of a year for metal. If you think the Mastodon record is good (which it is) just wait 'til you hear this list’s top three.


Reviews

Tuesday, April 16 2013

Ensemble Pearl: Ensemble Pearl

Sunn O))) make towering, thunderous metal concerned more with volume than detail. But guitarist Stephen O’Malley’s newest project, Ensemble Pearl, is all about the little things.


Thursday, January 5 2012

Sunn O))): ØØ Void

While Sunn O)))'s profile is now well established, ØØ Void takes us back to when the band began perfecting the layering of feedback-enriched textures atop a substrata of fissure-ridden doom.


Monday, June 8 2009

Sunn O))): Monoliths and Dimensions

The drone duo sounds as imposing as ever, but the big surprise is just how inviting their seventh studio album turns out to be.


Thursday, November 10 2005

Sunn O))): Black One

Doom greats Sunn O))) and their collaborator Oren Ambarchi provide us with two wildly disparate, yet similarly abstract examples of ambient/drone music.


Blogs

Friday, December 18 2009

Slipped Disc: Sunn O))) – Monoliths and Dimensions

Albums that missed our Top 60 Albums list, but at least one of our writers loves.


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