One thing that stood out on the last release was The Haunted North’s fine use of contrast and their united ability to shift effortlessly from softness to absolute weight & intensity. Nowhere does this ability shine more brightly than on 21 Grams.
Just months after the launch of Mirrors, another new EP from Come Taste The Misery hits the scene, this time leading with a new set of stories and a heavy use of contrast between melody and fuzz.
Not merely a welcomed reminder of the live scenes we all know and miss, but a two-birds-one-stone introduction to a unique artist and band with a superb set of songs to their set.
Really well done, a refreshingly original artist with a thoughtful way of framing ideas and arrangements.
Throwing fans another unexpected curveball, LA’s Love Ghost offer up a personal ode to a country they adore, by covering this renowned Japanese ballad Uewo muite aruko (English title : Sukiyaki).
Driving with a five-minute epic that feels all at once like retro grunge and contemporary electronic rock, Yellow Majesty hit the scene with passionate songwriting and sound design alike.
Fusing a few high-octane, intense riffs with a gathering of voices that proceed to lay out a series of intriguing images, the single moves from feeling like an indie hit fit for the mosh pit, to a short piece of cinematic expression.
Back once again with a five-track EP of pristinely captured originals, Latvia’s Come Taste The Misery drive with classic grunge and powerful indie melodies throughout the superb project Mirrors.
“For many years I’ve been in and out of therapy and with limited access to in-person care these days this album quickly became a way for me to assess what my perceptions of the world were.”
Setting the mood with ease, this EP from The Holy Knives is incredibly beautiful, and pours through with multiple factors that help give the experience an authentically original, engaging aura.
‘I would say to him “Kurt, I know that you have many issues, but don’t you ever put your finger on the trigger.”’
The creatively uninhibited, hard-rock act Merrin return this summer with a brilliant fusion of versatility, superb musicianship, and engaging songwriting.