Archive for June, 2010

Still Growing

Posted in Music on 13:39, June 28th, 2010

Today is a Big Number day. My collection just reached the number of 800 CDs. It all started back in 1993, and now, 17 years later (oh my), I have such a big pile of plastic and paper oozing with grim music. I have troubles storing them all as I ran out of rack space for quite some time now, and I was looking for proper giant rack, but it’s not an easy task as they’re usually limited for 200 CDs maximum. Looks like I’m gonna get drown in my own collection soon.

Today I’ve got another great album by the Naevus – “Silent Life”. I like this band quite a lot. Calm rock with nice catchy melodies and clear vocals that I don’t have troubles understanding words. Very well done music, it merges interesting lyrics and proper rock sound. Looks like I’m seriously hooked and gonna get more albums.

Second CD is Tho-So-Aa – “Identify”. This is further development of this interesting dark amient act. This time it went exploring interesting area of multilayered dark ambient, featuring drones and noises that add that special old movie hue to the music. Quite interesting and unusual ambient, always happy to see such projects develop with time.

Chtonic rites

Posted in Music on 13:45, June 16th, 2010

After a year of hunt I finally got Moss – “Chtonic Rites” CD thanks to the vast mailorder catalogue of Relapse and possibility to order it from them. Now В I finally gathered all Moss full length albums and ready to submit my soul to Chtulu when the time comes. Looks like it’s impossible to get the rest of EPs and splits in my current situation, but to hell with that. Chtonic Rites is first album that hooked my attention to this uber grim act. Endless drones and immense heavyness of sound is what my soul needs on a regular basis.

Annotations of an Autopsy – “Before The Throne of Infection”. It took quite some time for me to track this first full length of this quite nice UK band. Then Relapse came and saved my day. This album is a bit better than the last one as it doesn’t afraid to be experimental. There’re better vocals (pig squealing prevails) and more heavy drums.

Negligent Collateral Collapse – “Reprocess Segment Database Extender”. This is my fave Chezh grind band for several years now, and I’ve abandoned the idea to get any of their albums due to underground nature of the band. But again, Relapse’s bottomless mailroder saved my day and it turned they have some of the NCC albums in stock. This is NASA grindcore, featuring lyrics about space, physics and pig squealing vocals. What alse one needs for his grind appetite?

Eardelete – “Zombieology”. This band is almost NCC as it was started after NCC ceased to exist, so it’s the same mad and fun grindcore. But with more common for grindcore theme: zombies, corpses and such. More piercing and heavy guitar sound and still the same niceВ humorВ filled atmosphere of NCC which I like a lot. They’ve released new album titled “Scalpeology” recently, gonna grab that one too.