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 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.
Photos by Jeremy Mirchandani
TOPS, a four-piece pop group from Montreal, stopped by Seattle on the tail end of their month long North American tour. Their 2014 release, Picture You Staring, which was self-written, recorded and produced, delivers a raw take on AM studio pop. Below are some snapshots of their show at The Barboza with opening groups Señor Fin and John Dillon.
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.