Drahla’s Abstract Punk Songs Are Ecstatic About the Everyday
The squalls of noise in songs like "Pyramid Estate" show a band willing to dig beneath the surface.
Dis Fig's Debut Album Is a 'Purge' of a Lot of Heavy Shit
Listen to "WHY," a ghostly drone ballad, for a glimpse of just how crushing the record can be.
Deli Girls' New Punk-Techno Track Is Shredded and Upsetting
"Abortion" is the duo's first single from a new record called 'I Don't Know How to Be Happy,' a heavy reminder of why they're one of the most exciting bands in New York right now.
Boy Harsher’s Noisey Mix Is a Dramatic Collection of Prickly Pop
The duo’s set is a fitting accompaniment to their new album ‘Careful,’ which distills years of love and loss. Also there’s some dialogue from ‘The Sopranos.’
This Is What Dreams Sound Like
Reissues of the Pennsylvania-based composer Michele Mercure's early electronic works provide an occasion to revisit the visionary electronic music that came to her in her sleep.
This Heavy Bonnie Baxter Mix Tastes Like Dirt and Rocks and Socks
The New York noise-destroyer celebrates a new solo tape with a survey of her like-minded buds in the local freak scene.
Booker Stardrum Is a Master Manipulator of Time (And Drums)
'Temporary, etc' finds the composer stretching instants into eternities, both behind a drum kit and in other universes entirely.
To Hell And Back
Satan Deserves Better Than Slayer
Thoughts on the International Day of Slayer, plus a bunch of killer bands like Tomb Mold and Necros Christos that you should listen to instead.
When Metal Festivals Get Political, It Feels Like Utopia
This year's edition of beloved Dutch metal fest Roadburn was about something bigger than music, which only added to its magic.
Glenn Branca, Avant-Garde Pioneer, Dies at 69
The influential and innovative composer died of throat cancer last night, according to his wife and collaborator Reg Bloor.
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Holy Cow, Holy Fuck's Side Project Dusted Rules
Listen to the premiere of "Dead Eyes" from Brian Borcherdt's solo project, which returns with a new album April 6.
Start Your Week with Rotting Sky's Brutal Blackened Noise
Stream the impossibly harsh, surprisingly pretty new album from former Nux Vomica guitarist Tim Messing.