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Bandcamp find: Ascendant

Meridian by Ascendant Sometimes I can’t listen to doom, outrun, or anything else that’s loud, busy, etc. I just need something in the¬†background while writing, organizing files, or just laying back with my eyes closed. There’s a few soundtracks that can meet that criteria, but just as many don’t. I’ve never really taken a hard […]

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Bandcamp find: IZO

IZO by IZO Trying to find new music on Bandcamp can be a tough chore. Let’s be honest, there’s a lot of WEIRD stuff on there. If you’re going through the metal categories, it’s a lot of yelling and garbled guitars. It’s hard to find something that really stands out, in a good way. One […]

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Bandcamp find: Pallbearer

Foundations Of Burden by PALLBEARER I’ve been on a very serious doom kick lately, thanks to the discovery of Khemmis, and that’s been leading to other great bands. A great local band that is quickly gaining a following and notoriety for amazing music is Pallbearer, hailing from Arkansas. Compared to Khemmis they are a bit […]

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Bandcamp find: Spaceslug

Lemanis by Spaceslug Doom? Space/stoner rock/doom/metal? Regardless of what label(s) you want to apply to Spaceslug after listening to Lemanis, what you’ll find is some of the best laid-back, chill, and yet somehow also dark and heavy music your ears will ever encounter. Dive in!

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Emotion

Helping Others, Even Unto the End

While edging the lawn this morning I came across a young bird. At first glance I thought it was already dead; it was on its back, beak slightly open. Upon looking closer I saw its chest was moving. Going inside to get a small glass of water, I came back and hopped the small chain-link […]