2015 is already shaping up to compete with the absurd amount of quality released over the last two years. Edward, the last two years were crazy with new releases! Continue Reading
Ahh, the thrill of musical collaboration. When a band is a well-oiled machine, the results can become more than the sum of their parts. There is a special satisfaction when that riff you just couldn’t finish finds finality in the hands of a fellow musician. But of course, there are also disparate opinions to deal with. Sometimes, creative forces can’t quite meet in the middle. Or maybe the product is brilliant, but the players can’t stand each other. Even more basic, a musician may simply be alone; bursting with brilliant ideas but adrift in a void that simply doesn’t share the vision. Some may linger in that uncreative limbo, but there are those who dive into solitude and craft their own vision from that empty landscape. To these individuals, that vision has no limit. Free from the constraints of others, they are able to wear whatever mask they please and create multiple musical entities. Join me as we kick off this series by exploring the music of Cal Scott, a solo artist from Scotland whose twisted, mechanical vision can’t be contained in a single project. Continue Reading
We here in the Toilet ov Family like to take care of our own. That’s the motivation behind our little Interview with the Devil series. We want to make sure that the talented lads and lasses that reside in this hallowed bowl get the attention they deserve. So it is with great pleasure that we’re flaunting not one, not two, not three, but four excellent releases from some our best pals. Get the scoop on new jamz by Dischordia, Tovarish, SCAB, and Maeth!