[ 27 Dec 2021 | xdementia | No Comment ]
Top 21 Albums of 2021

My year as a music fan was quite a fruitful one. Sourcing album news and suggestions from mailing lists, friends, the BandCamp feed, and other nefarious back channels that I’ve cultivated for years I really feel like I ran the gamut of releases this year. Although I’m sure there are some essentials I may have missed I’m more than satisfied with the array of excellent albums that saw the light of day this year.

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[ 17 Mar 2021 | xdementia | No Comment | ]
Headstone Brigade & Crooked Mouth – Crooked Headstone Reviews

Now available: https://headstonebrigade.bandcamp.com/album/crooked-headstone
From Sante Sangre:
I, Voidhanger Records surprises us with a folky album which is a rarity among the extreme metal ensemble of the label. Noite “A Cor do Fogo” was a splendid record touching slightly that same musical perimeter, nonetheless Noite is the side-project of the Black Metal project Onirik.
This time, these two outfits share the classical world musical background, traditional folk-rock ignited by the passion for good communal music. If we care to find out idiosyncratic approaches to this style that flooded the underground in the steps …

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[ 2 Mar 2021 | xdementia | No Comment | ]
Headstone Brigade & Crooked Mouth “The Sun Sets Behind Us” Video Premiere

Monomer TV premieres the new single and video from the upcoming collaborative album Crooked Headstone by Crooked Mouth & Headstone Brigade.

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[ 13 Feb 2021 | xdementia | No Comment | ]
Crooked Mouth & Headstone Brigade “Knife” Video Premiere

Covenant Vancouver premieres the new single and video from the upcoming collaborative album Crooked Headstone by Crooked Mouth & Headstone Brigade.

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[ 30 Jan 2021 | xdementia | No Comment | ]
Crooked Mouth & Headstone Brigade “Crooked Headstone” to be released on I, Voidhanger Records

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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