Released through I, Voidhanger Records comes from the depths of France known as Esoctrilihum. A well experimented, occultist, darkness themed style of black metal but also using heavy concentrations of avantgarde, Esoctrilihum is a French black metal band fronted by vocalist, songwriter and instrumentalist Asthâghul have created a album that I wasn’t entirely sure if this clicked in with me but was I wrong, this is the type of black metal that will take multiple listens for the average listener. 293 more words
Sorry for being a bit slack lately with weekly updates, so to make up for it here is a slightly longer double feature.
10 Songs on Repeat (Week 30): 2,544 more words
Album Review | Talking Cat | Review by Allan Wilkinson | Stars: 3/5
The debut album by Anglo-Hungarian folk singer Rakoczy opens with an earth tremor of a calling on song, as Phil Martin’s “Hooden Horse” is treated to dramatic pipes, pulsating drums and a no-nonsense vocal delivery, courtesy of this young Budapest-born, now Manchester-based performer. 120 more words
Album Review | Screen Door Records | Review by Allan Wilkinson | Stars: 4/5
New York-based singer and musician Kirsten Thien has taken an unusual route in order to follow her passion, by swapping Wall Street for Beale Street, as the Georgetown University Business School graduate straps on her axe and follows her muse, becoming a credible performer with a natural feel for the Blues. 169 more words