I’ve Heard It: Yellow Eyes – Immersion Trench Reverie

US black metal roars once again as October the 20th sees Will and Sam Skarstad return under the banner of their most well known project, Yellow Eyes. This time it's with a new album, the strangely...

I’ve Heard It: The World’s Best American Blog reviews “The World’s Best American Band”

POP QUIZ! Q: The World’s Best American Pizza? A: Pizza Hut Q: The World’s Best American Blog? A: Blocland Q: The World’s Best American Band? A: White Reaper https://twitter.com/WhiteReaperUSA/status/838829401404026882 There are fewer things The World’s Best American Blog likes more than chomping on some...

I’ve Heard It: Hookworms – Microshift

Google "hookworms" and you're greeted with a barrage of information on a particularly nasty parasitic worm, which infects helpless humans through contact with "hookworm larvae found in dirt contaminated by feces." Ick! They're insidious little buggers....

I’ve Heard It: Couch Slut – Contempt

Yikes bikes. I hadn't heard the first album from noise-rock beasts Couch Slut so this second album, Contempt, caught me a wee bit-off guard. Lead singer Megan Osztrosits is a terror who is able to cut...

I’ve Her?-d It: Pinegrove – Eggswhere

Live shows are like poached eggs. Intimidating to some, beloved by many, and when done right (paired with a perfect hollandaise sauce... obvii) they can bestow a gooey yellow blanket of emotions all over yr...breakfast? Ok maybe that...

I’ve Heard It: Angelo De Augustine- Swim Inside the Moon

  Angelo De Augustine is for Insomniacs:Recently my circadian clock went out of whack resulting in restless nights where I lie awake from gloam until dawn. During these weary hours of solitude, when an anabolic state seems...

I’ve Heard It: Prince’s Entire Catalog

THE IMMORTAL WIZARD FORMERLY KNOWN AS SOME WEIRD GENDER FLUID SYMBOL JUST HAD HIS ENTIRE CATALOG BEAMED UP ON SPOTIFY AND... ... I'm just listening to Anderson .Paak and Frank Ocean instead. Does that make me a...

I’ve Heard It: Converge – The Dusk In Us

When you put out one of the most beloved pieces of art of the 21st century, you deserve a free pass. In an ideal world, you’d be allowed to fuck around. You’d be allowed to get...

I’ve Heard It: Nils Frahm-All Melody

Nils Frahm’s All Melody stimulates a sensory orgasm replicating a single gratified nerve ending. The German composer introduces the album with “The Whole Universe Wants to Be Touched”, a piece incorporating romantic howls from a chorus...

I’ve Heard It: Panopticon – The Scars of Man On the Once Nameless Wilderness...

I think Ansel Adams would've been a black metal fan. He definitely would've been a Panopticon fan. The famed photographer and environmentalist's aesthetic consists exclusively of crisp black and white images of mammoth rock formations and...