"While Wastelayer holds on to a solid foundation of punk rock,
the fast paced and aggressive rhythms, stripped down instrumentation,
and a blistering, raw energy, Slow Code builds on this foundation to
create something really special. There are the dynamic elements of
post-punk, the evolved emotional aggression of post-hardcore, and a few
times they briefly dip into the clever experimentation of prog or the
sheer heaviness of doom or sludge."
Read full Interview here via Seattle Passive Aggressive
“More than anything, Wastelayer is an attempt to understand the
tectonic shifts happening below our feet in terms of culture and
politics. When meaning seems to be harder and harder to come by, making a
bunch of songs about it with your friends seems to offer some much
needed stable ground.” – Slow Code drummer Joshua Hill
Wastelayer is out in stores and digitally worldwide Friday, May 25th. Check out the track by track overview the band gives in this feature about their thought process and prime directives of the album's message.
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As part of this multi-faceted column covering different artists working under the "Goth/Dark Wave" umbrella. Tim Andrel interviews different artists on certain albums of influence, work flows, and other topics of interests in the hopes of pulling back the black certain of mysticism from consumer side to the Artists at hand.
Danny Porter of At the Heart of the World was asked about one of his most beloved albums from Concrete Blonde "Bloodletting". Check it out.
Stream the track "No Grandchildren" by Slow Code now courtesy of mxdwn.
This track is off their debut LP 'Wastelayer' which is out May 25th.
You may still preorder the album now through us, and limited color vinyl
variants are still available.
preorder LP: https://bit.ly/2HCmJQq
At The Heart Of The World is now playing this years California Deathfest with a bunch of rad bands. Check it out.
Friday, October 12th
At the Heart of the World
"Life presents you with so many dichotomies that you can feel pulled in
way too many directions at once, your sense of meaning can get lost in
the mix. It’s about attempting to recenter yourself and a restorative
vision of the world amidst the messiness of contemporary life while
avoiding the urges toward retribution."
Chorus.FM caught up with the Code last week and rapped with them a bit about the new record, leftist politics, and general direction the band is heading to with their upcoming full length 'Wastelayer'. Which is out May 25th.
READ FULL INTERVIEW HERE
Portland, OR Black wearing darling's are hitting the road the first time in support of their debut release 'Rotting Forms'. They're starting off the tour here in the Pacific Northwest with Los Angeles outfit Chiildren, and then heading down the west coast to chase sonic oblivion.
4/3 Seattle, WA @ The Highline w/Children, The Blood of Others (event page)
4/4 Portland, OR @ Tonic Lounge w/Children (event page)
4/5 Oakland, CA @ The Golden Bull w/Children
4/6 Los Angeles, CA @ 5 Star Bar w/ Cursed Moon (event page)
4/9 Meza, AZ @ The Underground
4/11 Salt Lake City, UT @The Beehive w/Carl, RX64, Epoch Strata (event page)
4/12 Idaho Falls, ID @ The Tautphaus House w/The Gerds, Thrown to the Wolves (event page)
of the material on the record brings forth a nostalgia for the band’s
forbears, particularly material from Godflesh, Ministry, and
Pitchshifter. However, Rotting Forms grows beyond just a parroting of
influences as it progresses, and shows itself to be more of a bridge
between two eras of industrial metal, linking their predecessors with
well known contemporaries such as Youth Code."
A very solid and in depth review of the new At The Heart Of The World's debut release 'Rotting Forms'. Check out more of what they had to say.
Read the view via Svbterranean here
highly anticipated full length, ‘Wastelayer’ is now up for presale via
limited 12” vinyl, and in digital format. Do not sleep on this, pick up
your copy today. All vinyl preorders receive a digital download.
Vinyl pressing is limited to 500, with two limited color variants.
Clear/Teal Smoke (out of 100, mailorder exclusive), and Clear/Magenta
Smoke vinyl (out of 150).
Stream the track “Battlemage”: https://slowcodewa.bandcamp.com/track/battlemage
from industrial crush to distorted expanses to electronic haze, ATHOTW
brings together Ruiner guitarist Danny Porter and Joshua Greene of Hands
of Thieves, whose combined efforts unleash what will certainly be
counted among 2018’s heaviest, most uncompromising releases.
You may now stream At The Heart Of The World's debut record 'Rotting Forms' in full, courtesy of CVLT Nation. Preorders are being shipped. Record officially out Friday. 1/26.
Stream record via CVLT Nation
"It is certainly a big sound for the Oregon brace and one very worth the time investment." - Metal Injection
We are proud to welcome Portland’s sonic wall of death At The Heart Of The World to the operation. Their debut record “Rotting Forms” is out 1/26 to kick off our new year of releases. You can preorder now at glorykid.com. But first check out their single “Golden Cross” courtesy of Metal Injection. Preorder cd/cassette/shirt bundles are available as well.
Preorder CD/CS: https://tinyurl.com/rottingforms
Stream "Golden Cross": https://tinyurl.com/y95z6yam
Southern California based Allix Johnson now has a new chapbook up for preorder. Its a collaboration with old friend, writer Anthony Crupi entitled "Posthumous Loves". A 32 page chapbook of photography and prose. Limited 1st edition with silkscreen jackets. Preorder is available now with a commemorative T-shirt bundle (as option).
While we wait for these to complete production. Check out this featured piece on Allix and his body of work via No Echo.