In the past, we’ve used the term “post-metal” to describe the music made by Russian Circles, the instrumental power trio from Chicago. We should probably stop using it. Next month, Russian Circles will release Gnosis, the new album that they recorded with producer and Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou. We’ve already posted the big, intense early track “Conduit.” Today, Russian Circles have also shared the bleary, heavy “Betrayal,” which toggles back and forth between stoner riffage and all-out black metal atmosphere. There’s nothing “post” about this; it’s just metal. Listen to “Betrayal” below.
We should’ve known it wouldn’t take long. Earlier this week, the fast-exploding country-rock star Zach Bryan posted teasers of three new songs, including duets with Bon Iver and Vermont singer-songwriter Noah Kahan, on Twitter. Now, those songs are out in the world. This morning, Zach Bryan added to his constant flood of new music, releasing […]
DJ Shadow’s new album Action Adventure is coming in October, and he’s already shared lead single “Ozone Scraper.” Today he’s back with “You Played Me,” a song that challenges Shadow’s description of the project as a strictly instrumental affair. Accompanied by a video directed by the Reggies, it’s an ’80s-inspired synth-funk track that centers on […]
It feels like the alternative K-pop collective and Band To Watch Balming Tiger have released a few “debut albums” at this point, but whatever. In October they’ll release January Never Dies, billed as their official debut studio album. Today’s new single “Kamehameha” is inspired by a song sung during a Korean drinking game, and it […]