Watch A New Video From Surachai ft ISIS/Palms’ Drummer Aaron Harris

Celebrated avant-garde musician/producer Surachai is dropping a new album, Come, Deathless, on Jan. 25 via BL_K Noise. New track ‘An Unfamiliar Reflection Activates A Gate’ features Palms and ISIS drummer Aaron Harris and is a nightmarish soundscape, like the scars leftover in your psyche. Topping it off, the trippy video, directed by Simona Noreik, the perfect companion to the uncomfortable. Prepare to be amazed and be made uncomfortable at the link below. Continue reading

Pelican Releasing “The Cliff” EP, Streaming New Version With Vocals

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Chicago instrumentalists Pelican is set to release a new EP via Southern Lord in February 24, 2015 around new reimaginings of “The Cliff,” off their 2013 Forever Becoming album.

The four track EP includes remixes from Justin Broadrick (of Godflesh, Jesu), Aaron Harris and Bryant Clifford Meyer of ISIS/Palms, and, for only the second time in their fourteen year career, vocals. Allen Epley (Shiner, The Life and Times) will be contributing his voice once again. He previously contributed to “Final Breath” on 2009’s What We All Come To Need. Listen to “The Cliff” (vocal version) here.

The Cliff Track Listing:
1. The Cliff (Vocal Version)
2. The Cliff (Justin K. Broadrick remix)
3. The Cliff (AH & BCM remix)
4. The Wait

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Introspective Abandon: An Interview With Palms

Palms 2One of the most anticipated albums of this years is the collaboration between members of ISIS and Chino Moreno of Deftones, forming the group Palms. Their self-titled debut is out on Ipecac records and Bryant Clifford Meyer (guitars, keyboards), Jeff Caxide (bass, keyboards), Aaron Harris (drums, electronics), continued more their work together from their classic run from one of post-metal’s most celebrated bands. The album is as good as advertised and Ghost Cult caught up with Cliff Meyer to learn how this band came together, how the album was made and what the future holds for them. Continue reading

Palms – Palms

Palms-Palms-SmallThe reunion of three fifths of post-metallers Isis alone is something to raise intrigue and hunger but add Deftones vocalist Chino Moreno into the mix and that appetite takes on a more voracious stance. It also ignites wondering expectations as to which direction their sound and presence together as Palms would take, the heavier more rapaciously intrusive fascination of Isis or the experimental atmospheric devouring of Moreno’s day job. The self-titled debut reveals it is somewhere in between whilst exploring its own evocative and enthralling soundscapes. Continue reading