Posts Tagged: Ideologic Organ

ACL 2019 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Our reviewers have an ear for the unique, as evidenced by this list. Every writer voted for a different #1.  But when the votes were counted, one album stood above them all, winning a broad base of support that unified

ACL 2019 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Our reviewers have an ear for the unique, as evidenced by this list. Every writer voted for a different #1.  But when the votes were counted, one album stood above them all, winning a broad base of support that unified

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Drone

Drone music doesn’t need to be scary; there’s nothing inherently frightening about elongated tones.  Yet the drone genre does seem predisposed toward darkness.  Just look at the cover art for Black to Comm; or the compositional corpses found in the BABEL hardback

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Drone

Drone music doesn’t need to be scary; there’s nothing inherently frightening about elongated tones.  Yet the drone genre does seem predisposed toward darkness.  Just look at the cover art for Black to Comm; or the compositional corpses found in the BABEL hardback

Sunn O))) ~ Life Metal

A good joke always reveals a particular truth about its object, whether in white or black form. The title of this album is a running joke in the band’s milieu, one that spans from simply going to exercise all the

Sunn O))) ~ Life Metal

A good joke always reveals a particular truth about its object, whether in white or black form. The title of this album is a running joke in the band’s milieu, one that spans from simply going to exercise all the

ACL 2015: Music for Haunted Houses

Why are we publishing our first year-end list two months early?  The answer should be obvious: it’s Halloween week!  This follow-up to last year’s Music for Haunted Houses feature covers the best haunted house music released this year.  Now prepare to be scared!

ACL 2015: Music for Haunted Houses

Why are we publishing our first year-end list two months early?  The answer should be obvious: it’s Halloween week!  This follow-up to last year’s Music for Haunted Houses feature covers the best haunted house music released this year.  Now prepare to be scared!

When ~ The Black Death

The LP release of When‘s The Black Death has taken 23 years to arrive ~ enough for a generation to pass.  Many alive today have never heard of it, although it’s become a revered work in black metal circles (especially with Burzum).  But it’s

When ~ The Black Death

The LP release of When‘s The Black Death has taken 23 years to arrive ~ enough for a generation to pass.  Many alive today have never heard of it, although it’s become a revered work in black metal circles (especially with Burzum).  But it’s

Iancu Dumitrescu ~ Pierres Sacrées / Hazard and Tectonics

Iancu Dumitrescu has for a long time been at the edge of an avant-garde that treats its source material not as form/content or sign but phenomenon, eluding the sculptural particularities of both the spectralists and the concréte composers while adapting

Iancu Dumitrescu ~ Pierres Sacrées / Hazard and Tectonics

Iancu Dumitrescu has for a long time been at the edge of an avant-garde that treats its source material not as form/content or sign but phenomenon, eluding the sculptural particularities of both the spectralists and the concréte composers while adapting