Written by Parisa Eshrati
It's difficult to find a genuine form of yoga since the Western world has compacted this practice into a "spiritual fast food". The Black Yo)))ga project, however, serves as a unique practice that stays true to mindfulness techniques by combining vinyasa-style yoga with doom music. This two-part blog discusses this new project and goes into detail about the psychological benefits of listening to dark music
Written by Ronny Kerr
“I'll Fly Away" is likely the most recorded gospel song of all time, with over 5,000 versions sung by artists all over the world. This piece tells a brief history of this legendary song and shares ten great renditions that reveal the vast influence this tune has had across all genres.
Written by Andre Pettman
Remember when “I Don’t Like” and “Love Sosa” by Chief Keef came out? What about “All Gold Everything” by Trinidad Jame$? While all of these artists had varying degrees of success following the release of these songs, their careers each took a precipitous slide not too long afterwards for a variety of reasons. This blog looks at the rise of fall of these young hip hop artists and traces their success back to the music industry's racial divide.
Written by Alex Lopez
Coheed and Cambria have come a long way since their debut release, getting outside their comfort zone and maturing — and so has this writer. This piece reflects on ten years of memories and fandom following Coheed and Cambria's career.
Written by Andrej Simeunovic
Suffocation packs in an obscene amount of fantastic riffs, disgusting slams, creative breaks, and tempo changes to the tracks of Despise the Sun, which clocks in at just 16 minutes. This lean and brutal death metal EP displays a mastery of balance and form in its instrumental arrangements and its heavier, cleaner production. This excellent collection of skillset and sound is some of the strongest material of Suffocation’s career.