Review: Kurokuma/Under – Split 7″

Given the unofficial, romantic pet name ‘Kurokunder’, this split release sees two of the brightest sparks in the UK underground doom/sludge scene unite under the power of the riff, with each band managing to push themselves into new terrain across one track each. Right from the off it is clear that this far from your…

Review: OGRE & Dallas Campbell – All Hallows’ II

Retrowave duo OGRE and Dallas Campbell demonstrate a preternatural approach to synth-music on their latest fictitious score. All Hallows’ II is a conceptual soundtrack to a fictional horror film, akin to the style of an 80s-horror film. Despite collaborating thousands of miles from each other (OGRE is based in southwest England, whereas Dallas Campbell lives…

Review from the Archive: Safe Haven Soundtrack

One can most certainly expect a film that is adapted from a Nicholas Sparks novel to be rife with romantic gestures and starry-eyed lovers. However, the soundtrack to the most recent film, Safe Haven, is a beautiful departure from the repetitive, stale storylines that are so prevalent in modern romantic films. The soothing and melodic…