Author Archives: Evan Sherman

Perturbator – The Uncanny Valley

Perturbator, James Kent, has been operating in the genre of electronic music called “Synthwave,” since 2012. Along with Lazerhawk, who is slated to release his follow-up to Skull and Shark this year, Perturbator has been on my list as one … Continue reading

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Deströyer 666 – “Wildfire”

With a belligerent riff and a scalding wail, “Traitor” welcomes the listener to one of the best records of 2016. Wildfire, by Deströyer 666 is pummeling black/death/thrash of the highest, most esteemed, variety. The songs are energetic, flagrant, and filled … Continue reading

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Oranssi Pazuzu – “Värähtelijä”

It starts, and it is, off kilter. The dissonance curdles a smile across my face. Oranssi Pazuzu have returned once again to dispatch their brand of freakish, psychedelic black metal to the world, and we are all better for it. … Continue reading

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Ulver – “ATGCLVLSSCAP”

Ulver’s new release, ATGCLVLSSCAP, is an extraordinary journey, to say the absolute least. Bells ring through the beginning portion of “England’s Hidden” ushering the listener into the fold until washes of synthesizers and strings mixed with distorted vocals overtake the … Continue reading

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Kurt Vile: “Smoke Ring For My Halo”

In the beginning of this year there were a few select albums that I found myself consistently coming back to and seemingly not growing tired of. Now that the year is growing to a close, the albums that I started … Continue reading

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Ulcerate: “The Destroyers Of All”

An eerie, gradually overwhelming sense of forewarning and destruction builds before any apocalyptic scenario. Many times have I dreamt about the moments leading to annihilation and devastation without fully understanding why it was happening. Frantically running around, trying to organize … Continue reading

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