Opal X “Twister”

BUY HERE Astrud Steehouder’s Opal X project is a shapeshifter and Twister is a whole universe of its own. The description on The Tapeworm site simply says “Goth ASMR Hardcore” and while I’m sure it’s a bit tongue-in-cheek, it’s also spot on. Twister opens with rain-soaked synth drones wrecking cybernetic walls in the background on “Enter Guest, You Are Moving Toward the Light.” A disembodied voice offers cryptic new … Continue reading Opal X “Twister”

NONEXISTENT s/t

Each of NONEXISTENT’s members have impressive discographies on their own. Astrud Steehouder, Alex Tucker, and Luke J Murray graft together a codex coated in dust from deep earth sonic excavations and sound design. NONEXISTENT’s soundscapes are saturated with an ancient, trenchant energy that has as much in common with a dystopian future as forgotten neolithic civilizations. This music brings lost artifacts to life. Steehouder’s expressive … Continue reading NONEXISTENT s/t