Artikler skrevet av Jon Skjeseth

Om Jon Skjeseth (515 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.

Taskaha: Playing with time signatures.

7. august 2020 // 0 Kommentarer

Taskaha is a new five-piece Norwegian prog rock/metal band, who will release their first album at the end of this month. Today they dropped the first song from the nine-track debut called Mind Date. The band formed back in 2014 and started writing [...]

Victor’s Rampage: The Enochians shifts course.

5. august 2020 // 0 Kommentarer

It has been eight years since we last heard anything from Enochian Theory, and the release of their second and last album, Life …And All It Entails. On their Facebook page, the band recently announced that drummer Sam Street and bassist Shaun [...]

Modern Fuzz: Downplayed metal.

28. juli 2020 // 0 Kommentarer

Out of Baltimore, one of the most important and busiest seaports in the US, comes this trio playing technical instrumental prog metal of the more jazzy, experimental sound. The cover of their second release Orion is a rather eye-catching, funny and [...]

Nihiloxica: Polyrhytmical sensations.

27. juli 2020 // 0 Kommentarer

Through the record label Nyege Nyege Tapes, the Ugandian electronic scene is being exposed to the world. One of their groups, the rhythm collective Nihiloxica, dropped their first full length album last month, after having released two EPs in the [...]

Navian: A new Norwegian djent band.

19. juni 2020 // 0 Kommentarer

There has been a lack of Norwegian bands that has drawn inspiration from the djent movement that internationally has been going on for the last ten years, sadly enough, even though this section of metal has been somewhat popular among millennials. [...]

Yegor Zabelov: Post-human connections.

19. juni 2020 // 0 Kommentarer

The accordion player Yegor Zabelov released his first solo album in February, though I recently discovered it. As a lifelong Piazolla fan, the sound of the accordion just melts my heart, with its soothing vibrations and big multi-faceted sound. This [...]

Vulkan: Impressive third.

17. juni 2020 // 0 Kommentarer

The Swedish progressive rock/metal outfit Vulkan released their third album about a month ago, and damn, what a record it is. I am a bit surprised this record has gone under the radar, as the music video of the opener only received around 3,000 [...]

Street: 純粋な喜び

30. april 2020 // 0 Kommentarer

Sometimes I stumble across an artist or a band who ruthlessly combine a vast range of genres, almost creating a subgenre on its own. Browsing through music today I came across the creation of guitarist Kamiya Hiroto, called 海里 (Nautical Miles). [...]

Ulcerate: Death and Tragedy.

30. april 2020 // 0 Kommentarer

Even if I’m not very into technical death metal, I knew that the new LP from New Zealanders Ulcerate was a sought after release, as they’ve built up a reputation over the last ten years producing albums of high quality.  The band [...]
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