Boris – Live at Pyramid Scheme 8/13/16

After years of waiting, I finally saw Boris live. It was incredible. It was exactly what I was hoping for. It changed my perception of a band that’s been a favorite for almost a decade. I now see Boris is completely new light. Standing in the Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI, I felt a blast-furnace heat … Continue reading Boris – Live at Pyramid Scheme 8/13/16

Boris – Flood

Boris. Often mistakenly considered simply a doom/stoner/sludge outfit, the Japanese band has managed to subtly weave in varying textures throughout their discography. On this particular record, they keep things on a minimal page and emerge with their most powerful, transformative work in the process.

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma – On The Echoing Green

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma is one of the most creative guitarists alive, perhaps the preeminent abstract painter when it comes to using the instrument as a brush. His music transcends basic understanding of what guitar music can be, transporting listeners to realms buffeted by noise and gauzy atmospherics, spaces where traditional notions of the instrument are blasted … Continue reading Jefre Cantu-Ledesma – On The Echoing Green