Artikler skrevet av Jon Skjeseth

Om Jon Skjeseth (486 Artikler)
Proghead from Oslo, who writes mostly about progressive rock/metal, though may write about other rock and metal sub-genres, as well as electronic music, underground hip hop/rap, contemporary music, different kinds of jazz, folk, or anything I find interesting.

Mark D: Rockin’ On.

4. januar 2019 // 0 Kommentarer

Mark Deutrom have had an eventful career, both as a musician, sound engineer and label manager. Today he will be releasing his seventh solo album under the moniker Mark D. From a background at the California Institue of the Arts, attending seminars [...]

Orchid: Guardians of mathcore.

3. januar 2019 // 0 Kommentarer

The fact that India have a growing market for metal music, shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. But with a population of over a billion people, metal bands per citizens are still very low. In the prog metal bracket, one would think that the [...]

The harder sides of Botswanian music.

2. november 2018 // 0 Kommentarer

African metal bands are something you rarely hear about, except a few who comes from countries which borders the northern mediterranean coastal line, like Egypt and Algerie. And of course South Africa, that have a teeming metal culture, with groups [...]

Kriegsmaschine: Misanthropic shriek.

1. november 2018 // 0 Kommentarer

The polish black metal scene is already famous with the ungodly sons of Behemoth. The country have seen a shift away from the catholic church’s powergrip in recent years, and it is especially the younger generation that have begun waking up [...]

Gross Misconduct: When the sun crosses the celestial equator.

1. november 2018 // 0 Kommentarer

Canadian thrash veterans drops their third album this Friday, and like their last record they continue to focus primarily on death metal, including a large portion of  progressive parts, making their music a comfortable listening.  Formed in 1999, [...]

The Earth Laid Bare: Angry debutants.

1. november 2018 // 0 Kommentarer

The quintet from Kentucky is ready with their full length debut album Flow. Listening to the single Eternal Present that the band dropped last month, the music sounds pretty standard metalcore, with a progressive touch bringing in a lighter [...]

Gorod: Devilish tapping.

29. oktober 2018 // 0 Kommentarer

The technical musicians in Gorod released their sixth album on october 19., and this time they have taken their music in a harder direction. Through thirteen years the band have made their own style of progressive death metal from their hometown of [...]

Håvard Volden: Manipulated Sounds.

22. oktober 2018 // 0 Kommentarer

Håvard Volden recently released his fourth solo album. The musician continues his journey through experimental soundscapes where he manipulates material from guitars, analog synths, field recordings and the voice of Jenny Hval, a well-known [...]

Tim Hecker: Incorporating chinese court music.

11. oktober 2018 // 0 Kommentarer

Tim Hecker have through his eighteen year old career, built up a reputation where he is seen as one of the most interesting characters on the abstract electronic music scene. On every record he makes he tries to find new ways to express himself, and [...]
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