Thrill Jockey

5.11.18

The Body's New Album Is a Slog Through Electronic Misery

Stream the Portland noise doom duo's impossibly heavy, grindingly miserable new LP for Thrill Jockey, 'I Have Fought Against It, But I Can’t Any Longer.'

4.12.18

I Feel at Home in the Isolation of Wrekmeister Harmonies' New Album

The experimental doom/drone duo's new LP was created in isolation, and makes me homesick for the once-familiar sound of silence.

11.2.16

Radian's New Single Is a Staticky, Spectral Delight

The Thrill Jockey-signed trio share "Pickup Pickout" in advance of the November 11 release of 'On Dark Silent Off.'

6.9.16

Thrill Jockey's Bettina Richards on the Label's Shift from Indie Darlings to Weird Metal Powerhouse

The Thrill Jockey head honcho talks metal, jean vests and Mutilation Rites’ testicles.

3.21.16

5 Electronic Albums That Taught the Body How to Make Noise-Metal

The Portland-based makers of the year's strangest metal records explain how they were inspired by drone masters and Nine Inch Nails.

2.18.16

Matmos Used Their Washing Machine to Make Their Cleanest Album Yet

The Baltimore-based duo discuss ‘Ultimate Care II’ and unearthing music from mundanity.

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2.2.16

Matmos Get Clean in a Video for an Excerpt from Their Washing Machine-Sourced LP

The Baltimore duo will also take their Whirlpool Ultimate Care II out on tour.

11.4.15

Wrekmeister Harmonies Takes on Organized Religion and Murder on Their Chilling New Record

'Night of Your Ascension' was recorded in a crematorium and features Marissa Nadler, Alexander Hacke, Indian, The Body, and more—stream it in its entirety here!

10.6.15

Tortoise Return with a Full US Tour and Their First LP in Seven Years

Stream the new track "Gesceap" and look for the LP in 2016.

8.19.15

PREMIERE: Whirl Away With Heavy Psych Troupe Golden Void's "Dervishing"

You can't beat a band from The Bay making psych-rock.

4.1.15

Lightning Bolt’s Bassist Is Making an Amazing-Looking ‘Rhythm Violence’ Game

The Rhode Island noise duo's Brian Gibson is about to shake up a stale gaming genre with "Thumper."

3.11.15

Liturgy's Rap-Metalocalypse

Hunter Hunt-Hendrix of the band Liturgy talks about making a rap-metal album that doesn't sound like rap or metal, as well as being influenced by a Russian composer who wanted to use music to predict the apocalypse.

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