Enter the squid-luminati’s crystal ball! Gigan – Multi-Dimensional Fractal Sorcery and Super Science

The new Gigan album is everything Gigan is about… Long titles and psychedelic extreme metal.

Gigan‘s last album Quasi-Hallucinogenic Sonic Landscapes has put down the basics of what to expect from this jolly company : the songs are intense, intricate, and shrouded in aural mystery.

Multi-Dimensional Fractal Sorcery and Super Science is no disappointment in this regard. Gigan succeeds once again at bringing you a challenging and entertaining piece of musical sorcery. What betrays any Gigan song when listening to it are surely the drums. I have and probably will never find another band’s drummer that plays similarly … Read more

FIXIONS – Driver

Though summer is mostly gone, our beloved hot, summer days are and will be present for quite some time, so the conditions could not be more appropriate for this unexpected

release of this electronic substistence from France.cover FIXIONS delivered an all new EP in all secrecy, designed for short, but sweet unplanned trips far away from home.

‘Summer Clouds’ picks us up, just where the wistful and enigmatic ‘Uhler’, from last year’s Euphorion left us. This EP is yet another different approach in FIXIONS’ music, fusing both old and newly adopted elements, albeit somewhat different from  what can be heard … Read more

Thank You Scientist – Maps of Non-Existent Places

 

3035046731-1This New Jersey based prog band really pushes the progressive genre with their album “Maps of Non-Existent Places.” Their use of orchestral instruments such as Violins, Horns, Trumpets, and Saxophones really adds a unique dimension to their songs.

Their blend of genres is also very impressive, as elements of funk, fusion, and even middle eastern can be heard throughout this album.

If you enjoy bands like Coheed and Cambria and The Mars Volta then I highly recommend you check these guys out.

-Jeff… Read more

FIXIONS – Euphorion

ImageFIXIONS is an Electro project from Aix-en-Provence, France that have released their debut EP, entitled ‘Euphorion’ some months ago. This project, which is the brainchild of Slo (SMOHALLA), is more than a creative outlet, an additional way of expression it’s a small microcosm of its own, an abberation from the constant in search of an elation, of euphoria, although as uplifting as it can be the dark and atmospheric elements will always be a considerable and integral part of FIXIONS’ music.

The EP begins with the title track, ‘Euphorion’ which is heavily influenced by the 80s electro scene, with a … Read more