Christopher S. Feltner – “We All Walk Through Fire, But Not Everyone Burns” Album Review (spoken word/drone/noise)

Exploring the breaking of boundaries and pushing of limits while being mindful of universal truths is something we are attracted to here at noisebeneaththesnow.com.  Today's offering is no exception and comes to us courtesy of Guillermo Pizarro's label, Flag Day Recordings.  We All Walk Through Fire, But Not Everyone Burns from Christopher S. Feltner is our … Continue reading Christopher S. Feltner – “We All Walk Through Fire, But Not Everyone Burns” Album Review (spoken word/drone/noise)

Awkward Geisha – “Sonnets For The Dead” Album Review (ambient/avant garde)

You've just ingested some hallucinogenic chemicals and fall into a deep sleep.  In the craziest of dreams you crash a car into a series of buildings including a couple of music stores, a chamber orchestra, "odds n' ends" shops, a modern art gallery, a hypnotist's office among others.  Unfortunately, the souls of those casualties have … Continue reading Awkward Geisha – “Sonnets For The Dead” Album Review (ambient/avant garde)

Interview: Alina Gavrilenko aka Snowmaiden (classical/metal)

What most of the world doesn't know yet is that in Canada lives a Russian-born, classically-trained singer with a voice that causes angels to take notice.  At first glance they might mistake her for one of their own.  Moreover, people aren't simply "born" with voices like this. Alina Gavrilenko came to us by proxy thanks … Continue reading Interview: Alina Gavrilenko aka Snowmaiden (classical/metal)

Interview: Totem Obscura (Alfa Matrix Records) (gothic/ebm/industrial)

  Totem Obscura is an amazing project hailing from Germany consisting of members from the bands Acylum, Aengeldust and Haushetaere.  What makes Totem Obscura unique is its blend of gothic, darkwave and neo-classical elements, creating often complex but still accessible, even haunting atmospheres.  After hearing their unique new album Nordische Feste on Alfa Matrix records, we … Continue reading Interview: Totem Obscura (Alfa Matrix Records) (gothic/ebm/industrial)

ASTRO/Harsh Noise Movement – “Dedicated To Shuji Terayama” Split Album Review (noise)

From legendary Japanese noise artist Hiroshi Hasegawa's project ASTRO (which he shares with  Hiroko Hasegawa) and the ever-prolific Harsh Noise Movement come a split release - ltd. ed. CD and digital album, Dedicated To Shuji Terayama. From Harsh Noise Movement: "Shūji Terayama (寺山 修司 Terayama Shūji, December 10, 1935 – May 4, 1983) was an avant-garde … Continue reading ASTRO/Harsh Noise Movement – “Dedicated To Shuji Terayama” Split Album Review (noise)