Fontaines D.C. – Skinty Fia

Fontaines D.C. – Skinty Fia_FRONT_SftDSAs summer soars, time slows down and the steady stream of interesting releases comes to a standstill. So it’s a good time to write about Fontaines D.C.’s third, an album we left on the shelf for dull moments like these. Continue reading

Messa – Close

Messa_front_cover_SftDS_webPatched up denim vest. Check. Slayer tour t-shirt. Check. Grown out hair. Check. Devil horns hand sign. Check. Pants and combat boots. Check. Now let’s spin some metal! Or, are we? Continue reading

Grouper – Shade

Grouper_Shade_Cover_SftDSIt’s December in the Northern Hemisphere so if we have any sun we usually go about our daily lives among the long shadows. Living in the shade is sort of romantic for a while so now we only need a soundtrack that goes along with that. Good thing Grouper’s latest album carries the title Shade… right.    Continue reading

Lingua Ignota – Sinner Get Ready

Lingua-Ignota_SINNER-GET-READY_SFTDSWe had to think a while about the latest Lingua Ignota album Sinner Get Ready (stylized in all caps which we will ignore). But now that we have, here are some words about this captivating release.  Continue reading