Monday, March 27, 2017

PODCAST: March 2017 Episode

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We begin this episode with the new Bella Morte song, "One Bright Soul In This Emptiness" (get the maxi-single here). The band has traveled many avenues since its inception in the '90s, and this one sees them shedding the crunchier guitar sound of recent years and heading into post-punk territory, in a very successful way. AND, while you're thinking back to their earlier output, the band is currently raising funds to press their classic "Where Shadows Lie" album on vinyl, so if you need that in your life, you can vote with your wallet right here

Speaking of bright souls in emptiness, the next thing you hear will be music from the recent film, "The Girl With All the Gifts," as composed by Cristobal Tapia De Veer. A new and stylish development in the already well-established zombie genre is hard to come by, so I put my stamp of approval on this one. See it.

Beyond that, the first full set begins with eagerly-anticipated new music from Philadelphia's 
Night Sins, whose Dancing Chrome album will be released on May 19th via Funeral Party Records. Pre-order it here. Following that, we hit a couple of classic obscurities, before digging a little deeper into the latest goth-punk opus from PDX's The Bellicose MindsThe Creature. We then round out the set with U.S. goth/post-punk/darkwave band New Today, offering one of many ways to get their new Better Than Death album stuck in your head.

The second set kicks off with the somber darkwave of Skeleton Hands, taken from their just-released Flood Spell EP, which is probably only too happy to lead into a taste of the new Depeche Mode album, Spirit. Belgian darkwave/ebm act Luminance arrives next, with another title track, this one from their new Constance in Sorrow EP. Nashville favorites HR_Lexy follow, with a deeper cut from last year's Slaves to the Light EP, this one also premiering as a video earlier this week. For those near Nashville, the band will be the featured live musical guests at the next edition of our goth danse night, Fascination Street, on Saturday April 8th.

After reaching into the vault for another classic, the second set comes to a brilliant close with the title theme from 
Jim Williams' excellent score to the equally-excellent new French/Belgian film, "Raw," which I will also take a moment to recommend. Watch the trailer here, and pre-order the soundtrack LP here.

Set three begins with the new single from Sweden's Principe Valiente, the not-Sinatra-related "Strangers in the Night." A classic from Joy Division jumps in next, leading us into a further taste of the new album from Italy's Winter Severity Index. Premieres from France's Night Train to Nowhere and Italy's Tanks and Tears follow next, before closing the set with an overlooked track from The Cold, dating back to 2009, and thereby still sitting close to the door of the last decade's vault.

The fourth set launches us into dark metal territory, beginning with a new one from Germany's Venenum, taken from their bizarre new Trance of Death LP. Mysterious UK act Light of the Morning Star follow closely with a taste of their new gothic metal opus, Nocta, which brings a welcome style and sound back to the table, for me. French-Canadain black metal masters Délétère creep in next, with a taste of their latest, Per Astra Ad Pestilentium, before the show ultimately closes with an epic tale from the new Pallbearer album, Heartless, which just hit stores shelves at the end of last week. You can catch those stand-up gents on tour now.

All of that, PLUS: New synthwave sounds from 
Night Prowler and Dance with the Dead; Selections from the goth, darkwave, and post-punk vaults; and more! 


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Format: Band Name - Song Title [Album Title, Year]
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"Out ov the Coffin" w/ Ichabod
  Show recorded on: March 27th, 2017

Opening Theme:
Elliot Goldenthal - Libera Me [from "Interview with the Vampire" (soundtrack), 1994]

Bella Morte - One Bright Soul In This Emptiness  [One Bright Soul In This Emptiness, 2017]
Cristobal Tapia De Veer - Standing Dead / Sleepers  ["The Girl with All the Gifts" (soundtrack) 2017]
Night Sins - Crystal Blue  [Dancing Chrome, 2017]
The New Creatures - Clownhead  ["The Black Bible" (comp.) 1998]
Pink Turns Blue - If Two Worlds Kiss  [If Two Worlds Kiss, 1987]
The Bellicose Minds - The Creature  [The Creature, 2016]
New Today - Commendation  [Better Than Death, 2017]
Fernando Velázquez - Crisis/A World Destroyed  ["A Monster Calls" (soundtrack) 2016]
Skeleton Hands - Flood Spell  [Flood Spell, 2017]
Depeche Mode - So Much Love  [Spirit, 2017]
Luminance - Constance in Sorrow  [Constance in Sorrow, 2017]
HR_Lexy - Garden Heart  [Slaves to the Light, 2016]  [N]
Cocteau Twins - When Mama Was Moth  [Head Over Heels, 1983]
Jim Williams - Raw (Main Title Theme)  ["Raw" (soundtrack) 2017]
Night Prowler - Nocturne  [The Night Prowler, 2017]
Principe Valiente - Strangers in the Night  [Strangers in the Night (single), 2017]
Joy Division - These Days  [Love Will Tear Us Apart, 1980]
Winter Severity Index - Backstroke  [Human Taxonomy, 2016]
Night Train to Nowhere - Fire in the Pandora's Box  [Dance of Horns, 2017]
Tanks and Tears - Breath  [Aware, 2017]
The Cold - Just For Tonight  [Last Embrace, 2009]
Chris Bacon - Mother Knows Best/You Think I'm Crazy  ["Bates Motel" Volume 2 (soundtrack) 2016]
Venenum - Entrance / Merging Nebular Drapes  [Trance of Death, 2017]
Light of the Morning Star - Lord of All Graves  [Nocta, 2017]
Délétère - Le Lai de la Vermine  [Per Astra Ad Pestilentium, 2017]
Dance with the Dead - Quietly Into the Night  [The Shape, 2016]
Pallbearer - Dancing In Madness  [Heartless, 2017]


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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

PODCAST: February 2017 Episode

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Arriving on the last possible day of February 2017, this episode begins with a further cut from The Agony In Memory EP by Dallas, Texas band, Garden of Mary, who are already in the studio at press time, recording new material for a future release. We look forward to that, even as we look back, during the next song, on the career of Bill Paxton (May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017), who sadly died too early this week. In this case, a selection from the soundtrack to the greatly underappreciated Near Dark serves as a small tribute to the man's on-screen charm and style.

The start of the first full set sees me catching up on a release that I never got to last year, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds latest, Skeleton Tree, the making of which was profiled in the stark and moving documentary film, One More Time With Feeling. By nature, it can be a scattered and difficult album and film, due to the tragic circumstances that colored its creation, but it's worth delving into. Following that, you'll hear deeper cuts from the excellent new ROME album, The Hyperion Machine, and the equally heralded new Soft Kill album, Choke, as well. After our second dip into the vaults of 1987, you'll hear another new track from 
the UK's FEHM, before wrapping up the set with new post-punk/darkwave from Italy's Winter Severity Index

The next set is rife with deathrock sounds, new and old. We begin with a taste of Blood Lust, the brand new demo/EP from Louisville's The Kentucky Vampires, before jumping into a classic from 45 Grave. Circling back to France in 2014, we revisit Varsovie's album, L'Heure et la Trajectoire, giving the center of the set a more post-punk lining. Never fear, though, as we slide back to 1981 for a classic from The Mob, before closing the set with a semi-new track from NYC's Elysian, who recently changed their name from Maudlin, and left their original base of Atlanta, for what I imagine to be brighter (darker?) deathrock pastures. 

The third set begins with a brand new Votive Offering from the UK's Artefact, who are quickly followed by more deathrock flavor from L.A.'s The Wraith. The band, which features ex-members of Lost Tribe and Cinema Strange, has now issued their first physical release, in the form of the Shadow Flag EP. Next up is a further cut from Bestial Mouths, who are hitting the road in the US in March (Nashville on March 22nd) to support their latest Cleopatra Records album, Heartless. Next, some brand new alien darkwave from Drab Majesty's The Demonstration enters gracefully, holding the door open for a deeper cut from The Rain Within's new Dark Drive album. This time, we get the track "Murder," for which there is now a cool new video

The dark metal portion of the show is comprised entirely of new music this month, beginning with a song from the practically-obscure 2016 cassette-only release from Portland's recently revamped Atriarch, We Are All Dead. Following that, I finally get into the latest from Neurosis, with a track from their Fires Within Fires. A further taste of Ash Borer's The Irrepassable Gate comes next, before closing the set with an outlandish new one from Germany's Paria, taken from their Knochenkamp album. Lastly, the show closes with a lengthy new track (clocking in at almost 30 minutes!) from Cultes Des Ghoules' latest black metal theatre-piece, Coven, or Evil Ways Instead of Love.


All of that, PLUS: 30th and 40th anniversary nods to horror classics "
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors" and "Suspiria," respectively; Synthwave flavors from the currently-touring Carpenter Brut; Some unreleased '80s horror soundtrack magic; and more! 


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"Out ov the Coffin" w/ Ichabod
  Show recorded on: February 27th/28th, 2017

Opening Theme:
Elliot Goldenthal - Libera Me [from "Interview with the Vampire" (soundtrack), 1994]

Garden of Mary - Sleepless Nights  [The Agony In Memory, 2016]
Tangerine Dream - Rain in the Third House  ["Near Dark" (soundtrack) 1987] {R.I.P. Bill Paxton}
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Jesus Alone  [Skeleton Tree, 2016]
ROME - Celine in Jerusalem  [The Hyperion Machine, 2016]
Soft Kill - Lost  [Choke, 2016]
Stiff Kittens - Eternal Blue  [Eternal Blue, 1987]
FEHM - I Scared, I Stiff  [Circadian Life, 2016]
Winter Severity Index - Athlete  [Human Taxonomy, 2016]
Angelo Badalamenti - Opening/Puppet Walk/Save the Children ["A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors" (soundtrack) 1987]
The Kentucky Vampires - Communicate with the Living  [Blood Lust, 2017]
45 Grave - Phantoms  [Sleep in Safety, 1983]
Varsovie - La Fêlure  [L'Heure et la Trajectoire, 2014] 
The Mob - No Doves Fly Here  [No Doves Fly Here, 1981]
Elysian (formerly Maudlin) - Crooked  [self-titled, 2016]
Goblin - Black Forest  ["Suspiria" (soundtrack) 1977]
Artefact - Libracide  [Votive Offering, 2017]
The Wraith - Dolor  [Shadow Flag, 2017]
Bestial Mouths - Earth  [Heartless, 2016]
Drab Majesty - Behind the Wall  [The Demonstration, 2017]
The Rain Within - Murder  [Dark Drive, 2016]
Carpenter Brut - Invasion A .D.  [Trilogy, 2015]
Atriarch - Repent  [We Are All Dead, 2016]
Neurosis - Bending Light  [Fires Within Fires, 2016]
Ash Borer - Grey Marrow  [The Irrespassable Gate, 2016]
Paria - So Far From the Hidden God  [Knochenkamp, 2016]
John Ross - Opening Titles  ["Hide and Go Shriek" (soundtrack) 1988]
Cultes Des Ghoules - Satan, Father, Savior, Hear My Prayer... (Scene V)  [Coven, or Evil Ways Instead of Love, 2016]


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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

PODCAST: January 2017: The Best ov 2016

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In keeping with tradition, this first episode of the year is a long look back at the best of the previous year's worth of dark music, selected from the realms of goth, post-punk, deathrock, darkwave, industrial, film scores, dark metal, and those regions in between, or off the standard chart. That said, welcome to the "Out ov the Coffin: Best ov 2016" Special.

Consider this a sonic time-capsule, if you will, or a themed mix-tape of the songs and albums that stood out, made the strongest impressions, were often stuck in my player, or were attached to the defining moments of the year that was 2016. You will find that these entries are not ranked, but played in an order that flows for the listener. Each talk break highlights some of the best film and television music of the year, too.

As always, there are a few releases that are making their first appearance on this episode -- like the latest from Ash Borer and Worm Ouroboros, both of which saw December release and, perhaps, missed their chance at other people's Best-of lists. Hence, I wait until January to put my list together, allowing time for things to creep in at the last second.

That said, enjoy this collection, and please pass it along to a friend.


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"Out ov the Coffin" w/ Ichabod
  BEST ov 2016 Special
   Show recorded on: January 25th, 2017

Opening Theme:
Elliot Goldenthal - Libera Me [from "Interview with the Vampire" (soundtrack), 1994]

Altar de Fey - 1975  [Echoes in the Corridor, 2016]
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein - Stranger Things/She'll Kill You/Photos in the Woods  ["Stranger Things Vol. 1" (soundtrack) 2016]
Soft Kill On the Inside (feat. Mark Burgess)  [Choke, 2016]
FEHM - Derailed  [Circadian Life, 2016]
Garden of Mary - The Silent Road  [The Agony in Memory, 2016]
ROME - The Alabanda Breviary  [The Hyperion Machine, 2016]
Long Night - Sorrow Returns  [Sorrow Returns, 2016]
NU:N - Seeds of Absence  [Naked Until Noema, 2016]
Litovsk - Meaning Nothing  [Litovsk, 2016]
All Your Sisters - Black God  [Uncomfortable Skin, 2016]
Michael Giacchino - When Has Become Now/A Long Ride Ahead (exc.) ["Rogue One" (soundtrack) 2016]
Terminal Gods - Discovery  [Wave/Form, 2016]
Veil Vitric - Nothing Key  [Veil Vitric, 2016]
The Wraith - Comatic Romance  [demo, 2016]
Crvel - Visión Nocturna  [Sombras, 2016]
Belgrado - 1000 Spektakli  [Obraz, 2016]
The Bellicose Minds - The Mask  [The Creature, 2016]
Сруб (Srub): След в след (In the Tracks)  [Песни Злых Цветов (Songs of Flowers of Evil), 2016]
Tollund Men - Mausoleum of Desire  [Autoerotik, 2016]
The Agnes Circle Monument  [Some Vague Desire, 2016]
Cliff Martinez - Take Her to Measurements/Thank God You're Awake (Remix)/Something's In My Room ["The Neon Demon" (soundtrack) 2016]
Rendez-Vous - Workout  [The Distance, 2016]
Ritual Howls - Spirit Murder  [Into the Water, 2016]
Bootblacks - Pastlives  [Veins, 2016]
Wingtips - Eyes Shut to the Sky  [Greyarea, 2016]
David Bowie - Blackstar  [Blackstar, 2016]
HR_Lexy - Eyes  [Slaves to the Light, 2016] [N]
Body of Light - Tremble  [Let Me Go, 2016]
FIRES - Counting Walls  [digital single, 2016] [N]
Youth Code - Doghead  [Commitment to Complications, 2016]
John Carpenter - Bela Lugosi  [Lost Themes II, 2016]
Lycus - Solar Chamber  [Chasms, 2016]
Mark Korven - A Witch Stole Sam  ["The VVitch" (soundtrack) 2016] 
Drudkh - Autumn in Sepia [Betrayed By The Sun/Hägringar (split w/ Grift) 2016]
Cardinal Wyrm - The Resonant Dead  [Cast Away Souls, 2016]
Ash Borer - Lacerated Spirit  [The Irrepassable Gate, 2016]
Worm Ouroboros - (Was It) The Cruelest Thing  [What Graceless Dawn, 2016]
S U R V I V E - Dirt  [RR7349, 2016]      
Hypnopazūzu - Night Shout, Bird Tongue  [Create Christ, Sailor Boy, 2016]


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Sunday, December 25, 2016

PODCAST: December 2016

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While not a holiday special, this episode was recorded early on Christmas mo(u)rning, so it seems fitting that there be at least some holiday-related music -- never fear, though, it doesn't all follow that theme, and that which does is not suited for play over the PA system at your local mall. We start out, in fact, with a semi-related number from Create Christ, Sailor Boy, the new album from Hypnopazūzu, which sees the reunion of Current 93's David Tibet and Youth from Killing Joke. If not exactly festive, the song certainly deals with the same main character as the current (see how I did that?) holiday, so at least it's topical.

The first full set begins on a somber note, with a song played in memory of Cash Askew from Them Are Us Too, who was one of the 36 people killed in the Ghost Ship fire in Oakland on December 2nd. Although just a small tribute to people taken far too young in such a terrible way, I'd like to pay my respects to all of them here, those we knew, and those we never will. 

The set continues with a track I recently unearthed (a bit late) from a project called Pretty in Pink. It's a catchy but downcast anti-lovesong, which leads into a more upbeat (by comparison, at least) deeper cut from the new Wingtips EP, Greayarea. London's The Agnes Circle returns next with another song from their new album Some Vague Desire , which will no doubt surface on next month's "Best ov 2016" episode. Stay tuned. Fresh local post-punk/darkwave music from Nashville's own AC makes it debut next, before we round out the set with a trip to the early '90s vaults. 

The second set is basically your musical Christmas stocking, which I first fill with a certified classic from Porn Orchard, before digging up a pair of obscurities from everybody's favorite murder town, Twin Peaks. A brief Angelo Badalamenti theme dons its gay apparel, before a clip of actual cast members performing a warped rendition of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" comes crashing through the (lack of) snow. With our tongues still in our cheeks, we check in with Death In Rome, who supply the only Christmas parody of NON you're likely to hear, followed by a BRAND new take on the the year-ending classic "Auld Lang Syne," as released by The Cruxshadows JUST in time for Christmas (get it here). Finally, I round out this lump of sonic coal with a personal favorite from Hanoi Rocks, "Dead by X-mas."

Back to the serious music, the third set begins with more new music from Soft Kill's Choke album, followed by a taste of the new solo release from Sjöblom (vocalist of Sweden's The Exploding Boy). More new Nashville music from Electricks steps in next, with a taste of the darker side of this local new wave outfit, followed by your first taste of the new EP from the UK's FEHM. You're sure to see their Circadian Life on my Best ov list next month as well. The set then goes full deathrock with a deeper cut from Veil Vitric's new self-titled release, and another selection from the new Killed By Deathrock Vol. 2 compilation. 

The dark metal portion of the show begins with new music from France's Alcest, whose forthcoming tour will see them traveling across the United States with The Body. For the vampyric black metal fans, a taste of the just-released new album from Crimson Moon comes next, followed by a classic from Monumentum. Two more new dark metal entries round out the set (as I catch up on 2016 releases). First, Baltimore's Unendlich, with a song from their new Scales of Existence album, followed by a taste of Austria's Karg, from their Weltenasche LP.

All of that, PLUS:  Newly-released soundtrack work from "Rogue One," "Penny Dreadful," and "Bates Motel"; Warped nods to the season at hand, up to and including goats screaming your (least?) favorite holiday classics; and more! 


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"Out ov the Coffin" w/ Ichabod
  Show recorded on: December 25th, 2016

Opening Theme:
Elliot Goldenthal - Libera Me [from "Interview with the Vampire" (soundtrack), 1994]

Hypnopazūzu - Christmas with the Channelers  [Create Christ, Sailor Boy, 2016]
Abel Korzeniowski - Us And Our Kin  ["Penny Dreadful Seasons 2 & 3" (soundtrack) 2016]
Them Are Us Too - Creepy Love  [Remain, 2015]
Pretty In Pink - Monster Love  [digital single, 2014]
Wingtips - Eyes Shut to the Sky  [Greyarea, 2016]
The Agnes Circle - Martial Love  [Some Vague Desire, 2016]
AC - @least U Make Me Feel  [1, 2016]  [N]
Alan Woxx - Love Is An Emanation of Death  [Daemonolatreia, 1990]
Chris Bacon - Welcome Home, Norman  ["Bates Motel Vol. 2" (soundtrack) 2016]
Porn Orchard - This Holiday Season (with intro)  ["Son of the Flagpole Christmas Album" (comp.) 1992]
Angelo Badalamenti - Twin Peaks Christmas Greeting  ["The Twin Peaks Music Archive" (comp.) 2011]
Cast of Twin Peaks - The Twelve Days of Christmas  ["Feel The Warmth Of Kevin & Bean’s Wonderful World Of Christmas (The White Album)" (comp.) 1990]
Death In Rome - Christmas Time  [digital single, 2014]
The Cruxshadows - Auld Lang Syne  [digital single, 2016]
Hanoi Rocks - Dead by X-mas  [Dead By X-Mas, 1981]
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein - Hanging Lights  ["Stranger Things" (soundtrack) 2016]
Soft Kill Whirl  [Choke, 2016]
Sjöblom - Oh My Heart  [6, 2016]
Electricks - Esther  [digital single, 2016]  [N]
FEHM - Nullify  [Circadian Life, 2016]
Veil Vitric - Fog  [Veil Vitric, 2016]
ADS - Waiting For The War  ["Killed By Deathrock Vol. 2" (comp.) 2016]
Michael Giacchino - Krennic's Aspirations (exc.)  ["Rogue One" (soundtrack) 2016]
Alcest - Je suis d' ailleurs  [Kodama, 2016]
Crimson Moon - Weaver of the Web  [Oneironaut, 2016]
Monumentum - Consuming Jerusalem  [In Absentia Christi, 1995]
Unendlich - Parasadistic  [Scales of Existence, 2016]
Karg - Alles wird in Flammen stehen  [Weltenasche, 2016]
Perry Botkin - Main Titles  ["Silent Night, Deadly Night" (soundtrack) 1984]
ActionAid Sweden - Silent Night (Goat Edition)  [All I Want for Christmas is a Goat, 2015]


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Monday, November 28, 2016

PODCAST: November 2016

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Last month's episode was, of corpse, focused specifically on the celebration of Halloween, which means that a great many new releases started to stack up over the past two months, and, as a result, this episode (and next month's) will be filled to the rim with fresh faces. We begin with new music from London's The Agnes Circle, whose new album Some Vague Desire offers a lush mixture of goth and post-punk style.

The first full set kicks off with a song from the much-anticipated new Soft Kill album, Choke. Having heard some of the new material on tour over the summer, it's been a long, but worthwhile wait. You can pick it up here, and catch them on tour in December with All Your Sisters. After that, we go for a deep, rich cut from
 ROME's latest, The Hyperion Machine, before diving into traditional goth territory with new music from Portugal's NU:N, whose Naked Until Noema will delight fans of bands like Fields of the Nephilim or Love Like Blood. Germany's Golden Apes follow suit with a taste of their latest, M Ʌ L V S.

We do some catching up next, dipping back into the forgotten '80s vaults, with a track from the new Killed By Deathrock Vol. 2 compilation. This selection spotlights a catchy post-punk/wave track from UK act Flowers For Agatha, originally released in 1985. We then jump 30 years to 2015, picking up on a track from Minnesota's trad-goth act, The Rope, who initially came to my attention via the great compilation series, 33 Goth Bands You Should Know. Check those out!

The next set turns into darkwave/electronic territory, beginning with a spotlight on the current mini-tour from Bella Morte frontman Andy Deane's new synthwave project, The Rain Within. They'll play Nashville on December 4th, along with the other two bands you'll hear in the first half of the second set: The unique electro-goth approach of Nashville's own HR_Lexy, taken from their new Slave to the Light EP, followed by a new digital single from fellow Nashville act, FIRES (featuring members of Cryogen Second and Becoming the Devourer). 

The set then turns to new music from a very catchy new Chicago band, Wingtips, whose Greayarea EP will no doubt be stuck in several people's car stereo's soon. Sinking into murkier waters, we then get a taste of the new Chasms album, On the Legs of Love Purified, which effectively combines shoegaze and industrial elements. Finally, we see the set close with a sadly-overlooked track from one of several Virginia acts featured this month, Decades/Failures.

Speaking of Virginia, the third set takes off with a brand new one from 
True Body's Demo '16, before giving you a second taste of the new Belgrado album, Obraz. We then take a detour to the '80s vaults again for rarities from Screams for Tina and The Lucy Show, before jumping, with both feet, into another new track from The Bellicose Minds' new LP, The Creature. Finally, we go full-on Mexican Deathrock with a brand new track from CRVEL, taken from their new Sombras album. 

While we're feeling a little heavier, you might just be convinced to try some dark metal, so the next set begins with a brand new one from Cast Away Souls, the latest album from Oakland's Cardinal Wyrm. Following with a curve ball, we're yanked back to 1995 for a bit of a classic from Sentenced, before getting some more California dark metal, this time from the one-man-band Mare Cognitum, whose new album, Luminiferous Aether, delves into the further realms of atmospheric black metal. The set concludes with the other new track that Ukraine's Drudkh contributed to their new split (with Grift), which you'll find under the title Betrayed By The Sun/Hägringar

All of that, PLUS: New music on the way out from Norway's Wardruna; Fresh theatrical soundscapes from "Stranger Things" composers Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein, both with and without their band S U R V I V E ; An 8-bit horror tribute from Comptroller; More music from The Venture Bros., courtesy of J.G. Thirlwell; A dip in the dark ambient vault; and more! 


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"Out ov the Coffin" w/ Ichabod
  Show recorded on: November 28th, 2016

Opening Theme:
Elliot Goldenthal - Libera Me [from "Interview with the Vampire" (soundtrack), 1994]

The Agnes Circle - The Crystal Flowers  [Some Vague Desire, 2016]
S U R V I V E - Low Fog  [RR7349, 2016]
Soft Kill - Wake Up  [Choke, 2016]
ROME - Cities of Asylum  [The Hyperion Machine, 2016]
NU:N - Carved Silence  [Naked Until Noema, 2016]
Golden Apes - Verity  [M Ʌ L V S, 2016]
Flowers For Agatha - The Freedom Curse (1985) ["Killed By Deathrock Vol. 2" (comp.) 2016]
The Rope - Suffer  [Waters Rising, 2015]
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein - Hazmat Suits  ["Stranger Things Vol. 1" (soundtrack) 2016]
HR_Lexy Eyes  [Slave to the Light, 2016] [N]
The Rain Within - Dark Drive  [Dark Drive, 2016]
FIRES - Counting Walls  [digital single, 2016] [N]
Wingtips - Eyes Shut to the Sky  [Greyarea, 2016]
Chasms - Intimacy  [On the Legs of Love Purified, 2016]
Decades/Failures - Everything In Black  [002, 2014]
J.G. Thirlwell - Fantomas Office  [Music of The Venture Bros. Volume 2, 2016]
True Body - Silent March  [Demo '16, 2016]
Belgrado - Fragmenty Świata  [Obraz, 2016]
Screams for Tina - Fool's Gold  [Strobelight Funeral, 1986]
The Lucy Show - Resistance  [Extended Play, 1984]
The Bellicose Minds - The Hordes  [The Creature, 2016]
CRVEL - Miseria  [Sombras, 2016]
Comptroller - Main Title (Phantasm)  [You Play a Good Game Boy, 2016]
Cardinal Wyrm - The Resonant Dead  [Cast Away Souls, 2016]
Sentenced - Nepenthe  [Amok, 1995]
Mare Cognitum - Aether Wind  [Luminiferous Aether, 2016]
Drudkh - His Twenty-Fourth Spring  [Betrayed By The Sun/Hägringar (split w/ Grift) 2016]
Silent Sound - Skin of Sorrow, Soul Without End  ["Unexpected Silenzio" (comp.) 1989]
Wardruna - Raido  [Runaljod - Ragnarok, 2016]


KEY:
^RQ^ = requested
(exc.) = excerpt
(comp.) = compilation
[N] = Nashville artist


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