[ 20 Mar 2021 | xdementia | No Comment ]
Headstone Brigade & Crooked Mouth – Crooked Headstone Now Available!

Two bold voices resounding from deep within the Pacific Northwest darkfolk zeitgeist amalgamate as one on “Crooked Headstone”, the collaborative album between British Columbia’s CROOKED MOUTH and Washington State’s HEADSTONE BRIGADE. For years, each project has toiled alone in a decaying genre, carving singular identities capable of breathing new life through masterful melodies and incredibly dense doses of poignancy.

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[ 26 Dec 2020 | xdementia | No Comment | ]
Top 20 Albums of 2020

Welp, here we are at the end of what we all pretty much collectively agree is maybe THE shittiest year in modern memory. The year was mostly defined by the covid pandemic and when I came to the full realization of what this would actually mean for us as a society I also realized how there would be some absolute incredible music that would come out of this experience.
Sadly the pandemic has crippled live music events to the point where they are basically nonexistent which means I will not be …

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[ 3 Jul 2020 | xdementia | No Comment | ]
Human Extinction Engine now on BandCamp

Human Extinction Engine the split LP with Bastard Noise is now live on the Xiphoid Dementia BandCamp page.
Originally released on Scry Recordings, Existence Establishment, Terror, and Phage Tapes February 2019. Human Extinction Engine is a split record between the throttling yet textured death industrial of Xiphoid Dementia and the harsh space ambience of Bastard Noise.
Conceptually both artists unite in seeing a world where humans slowly tighten the noose around their own neck through “advancement” and “industry”. Yet each artist reflects this concept in very different ways.
On side A Xiphoid Dementia …

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[ 19 Jun 2020 | xdementia | No Comment | ]
Subterranean Transmigration now on BandCamp

The Xiphoid Dementia BandCamp page looms ever closer to being completely caught up on the current discography with the latest digital release of Subterranean Transmigration the split CD with Regosphere.
To honor Juneteenth – which marked the abolition of slavery in America – BandCamp will be donating all of their profits today June 19th to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and any sales that are made through either the Xiphoid Dementia BandCamp page or the Headstone Brigade BandCamp page will be donated to the same cause.
Originally released in 2014 on Phage …

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[ 6 Jun 2020 | xdementia | No Comment | ]
Meditation Convulsions Now on BandCamp

Meditation Convulsions was recorded in 2014 shortly after recording Secular Hymns. The 3 tracks were first created for live performance than later refined for an EP recording. Originally released by local Boston tape label Apicult Recordings. Check it out at the Xiphoid Dementia BandCamp page or listen below:

Meditation Convulsions by Xiphoid Dementia

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[ 1 May 2020 | xdementia | No Comment | ]
Secular Hymns Now Available on BandCamp

Released as a CD on Malignant Records in 2012 Secular Hymns is the follow up to Xiphoid Dementia’s landmark sophomore offering Might Is Blight. Demonstrating a more refined sound and expanding on stylistic efforts explored in previous releases Secular Hymns is yet another triptych on the dark journey of the project.
From Sideline Magazine:
Moving somewhere in between dark-ambient and industrial-noise “Secular Hymns” is an opus that catches the attention for its impressive arsenal of sounds and noises that have been used. But the main characteristic of the release concerns the global …

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