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I Defy – S/T – CDEP 2010

8th July 2010 at 8:56 am

I Defy - S/T - CDEP 2010

My family have always been big on supporting local industry. Growing up a stone’s throw from I Defy’s home of Swindon meant we got a Dyson, my Grandparents bought a Honda and I feel the pressure of my Wiltshire born solidarity wanting me to…
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I Klatus ‘Borningroom’ CD 2008

23rd August 2008 at 9:04 am

I Klatus

A newly released album by electronic avant-experimentalists I Klatus was available as a free download, this collection of nine tracks (forty six minutes) was originally recorded between 2003-2005. I Klatus are a deliberately obscure and mysterious collective of several people, based in Chicago, some…
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I Klatus ‘Kether’ LP/DD 2013

22nd May 2013 at 9:15 am

I Klatus

If nothing else, I Klatus were always going to be an interesting premise. Hailing from Chicago and made up of Lair Of The Minotaur drummer Chris Wozniak, former Indian and Yakuza bassist John Bohmer (it also marks the final recordings of Tariq Ali, late…
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Iced Out ‘Man’s Ruin’ CDEP/DD 2015

16th May 2015 at 10:41 am

Iced Out

It is with a tear in my eye that I begin to pen this review. Witch Hunter Records, the one-man label and brainchild of Chris Kaye from Nottingham UK, has finally been put to bed after five solid years and forty harrowing and relentlessly…
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Ides Of Gemini ‘Old World New Wave’ CD/LP/DD 2014

15th September 2014 at 9:45 am

Ides Of Gemini

Ides Of Gemini graced the world with their presence a few years back with the graceful and magical Constantinople record. It was a record I have enjoyed many a time, and have looked forward to a follow up. Well now it is here, Old…
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Ides Of Gemini ‘Constantinople’ CD/LP 2012

18th June 2012 at 8:39 am

Ides of Gemini ‘Constantinople’ CD/LP 2012

LA “dream doom” trio Ides Of Gemini have, as many other reviewers have already pointed out, taken the basic principles of metal, specifically doom, and turned them on their heads to create their own broad-stroke take on the genre. The band consists of lead…
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ILSA ‘Intoxicantations’ LP/DD 2012

11th December 2012 at 9:36 am

ILSA

As odd as it may seem for me to start a review with a comparison, for those with a short attention span I’ll get this out of the way now: ILSA are in many ways like a long lost American cousin of Japanese Neanderthals…
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Imbogodom ‘Metafather’ LP/DD 2013

21st January 2014 at 8:34 am

Imbogodom

Wreathed in trails of hissing, echoing analogue delay and the dust of years, Metafather is haunted, haunted by the ghosts of those who have passed through the now empty building that birthed the sounds contained therein and haunted by sound itself. Given life by…
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Indian ‘From All Purity’ CD/LP/DD 2014

12th December 2013 at 10:39 am

Indian

It’s cold; almost zero degrees with an icy Western breeze. It’s dark; nearly black, but the pale dawn sun is just beginning to penetrate the horizon and its grey-orange outburst gradually illuminates the low-hanging mist adorning the farmland around me. It’s a Monday and,…
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Infernal Overdrive ‘Last Rays Of The Dying Sun’ CD/DD 2012

20th December 2011 at 9:52 am

Infernal Overdrive

OK, how many awesome albums are there out there that have truly awful covers? Plenty…Flotsam And Jetsam “Doomsday For The Deceiver”, Aerosmith’s self titled debut, Anthrax, “Fistful Of Metal”, Black Sabbath “Born Again” (yes it is an awesome album!!!) to name a few. Don’t…
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