Bring a band out of its black metal roots, dip it in industrial/electronica, and then strip it right back and record it, and what do you get? A killer release, that’s what. Samael have been around for a long time, and this, their ninth effort, is a measure of how time has not wearied them. Evolving from […]
Archives for April 2009
Reviewing a band’s performance, and getting your ethnography skills down pat is just one aspect of a music journalist’s job. By far the most time-consuming of all tasks is reviewing releases. To do it well you need: the ability to listen to an album for what it is; a knowledge of bands, genres, and discographies; […]
My latest dive into sewing (which doesn’t happen terribly often) was a raging success. I turned 2 xxl Deicide shirts into a summer dress. To see it, head to my page at BurdaStyle to check it out… love to hear what you think!