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Chelsea Wolfe ‘Abyss’ Review

Chelsea Wolfe ‘Abyss’ Review: California songstress creates a modern Goth masterpiece. In recent interviews, Chelsea Wolfe has stated that her new album Abyss was largely inspired by her bouts with sleep paralysis (i.e. the inability to move or speak upon waking up, often accompanied by disturbing hallucinations). And from opening track Carrion Flowers, it’s clear that Wolfe has […]

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SLIS Holiday Gift Guide: Best Music Box Sets of 2014

SLIS Holiday Gift Guide: Best Music Box Sets of 2014: this year marks a staggering amount of excellent musical gift selections.  Hard to believe it, but the holiday season is almost upon us. And it’s a great year for music geeks, as 2014 has produced a massive amount of deluxe album reissues and music docs on DVD/Blu-ray. And […]

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Albums Revisited: Portishead ‘Dummy’ Turns 20

Albums Revisited: Portishead ‘Dummy’ Turns 20: The trio’s epic languor sounds as vital as ever on its 20th anniversary.  August 22nd marks the 20th anniversary of Portishead’s trip hop masterpiece ‘Dummy.’  And the band is celebrating that milestone by releasing a commemorative vinyl reissue. But what makes their 1994 dour opus remain so compelling after all […]

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Portishead To Reissue ‘Dummy’ On Vinyl for 20th Anniversary

Portishead’s 1994 classic album ‘Dummy’ gets vinyl reissue on August 13th. August 22nd, marks the 20th anniversary of Portishead’s  dark trip-hop masterpiece ‘Dummy.’ And to coincide with this milestone, the band will be reissuing the 1994 album on vinyl. The band made the announcement via their official website: To mark the 20th anniversary of the release, in […]

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Portishead’s Beth Gibbons Covers Black Sabbath

Watch video of Portishead’s Beth Gibbons Black Sabbath covering Black Sabbath, aka ‘Black Sabbeth’ with UK metal band Gonga In totally out-of-left-field yet completely awesome news, Portishead vocalist Beth Gibbons has collaborated with metal band Gonga. They’ve done a cover of Black Sabbath’s ‘Black Sabbath’ and it sounds sensually evil.  Click here to see where […]

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Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 4

Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 4

Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 4  *Before reading make sure you’ve checked out part 1,  part 2 ,and part 3 to see what you may have missed. Okay here we are for the final installment of the Darkest Rock Albums. We have just 10 more to go! If you want any of these in your […]

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The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 2

The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 2

  The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 2 Okay, here we are for the 2nd installment of the 40 vocalists that deserve far more credit then they’ve been given by the music industry at large. If you missed part 1, catch up here. I’ll have Youtube links to specific songs highlighted in […]

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Why the Mix-Tape will never die

Why the Mix-Tape will never die

Ah, the Mix-tape: We don’t think much about cassettes anymore. They were inherently a horrible medium for sound quality. Every time you played one you’d get audio loss,  eventually warped sound, or in the worst case, a snapped ribbon of tape meaning one more piece of plastic chucked in the trash, resting in a landfill […]

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