Watch Front-Row Video of KEN Mode’s Entire Recent Set in Portland


Long-running Canadian Sludge/Noise band KEN Mode is currently on tour supporting their 2022 album Null (Artoffact Records) as well as their just released surprise single “Painless” – streaming now at Bandcamp! Captured at High Water Mark in Portland, Oregon by YouTuber Cell Arts (definitely go subscribe to his channel) the band slayed the crowd with an incredible nearly hour-long set. Catch them soon as one of the pinnacles acts at the upcoming Roadburn Festival next Month!


Set list – via

A Love Letter

Doesn’t Feel Pain Like He Should

Counter Culture Complex

Lost Grip

The Illusion of Dignity



Feathers & Lips

No Gentle Art

Check out our 2022 interview with Jesse of KEN Mode:

INTERVIEW: Jesse Matthewson of KEN Mode Discusses “Null”



INTERVIEW: Jesse Matthewson of KEN Mode Discusses “Null”


Like a deadly, grizzled beast that lurks in the shadows, KEN Mode emerges every few years with a new record, tearing off limbs as it goes, before skulking back into its pit. With September 23rd seeing the release of Null, on Artoffact Records — the band’s eagerly anticipated follow-up to 2018’s Loved — founder and singer/guitarist Jesse Matthewson talks about the new record and what keeps the KEN Mode fires burning. Continue reading

Marghöfða dýrið (Carpe Noctum, Null and Misthyrming) Releases New

Icelandic Black Metal project Marghöfða dýrið, from Nađra (Carpe Noctum, Null and Misthyrming), has dropped a new single track EP, Djöfladýrkun undir jökli, on Bandcamp. The project may also feature other members of notable Icelandic metal bands. You can purchase and stream the track “Djöfladýrkun undir jökli” which translates to “Devilworship under the Glacier” now!

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