Review: Keiji Haino & SUMAC — ‘American Dollar Bill – Keep Facing Sideways, You’re Too Hideous To Look At Face On’

The imperial colors on American Dollar Bill wield a ferocious appeal amid Jackson Pollock-like dripisms. Keiji Haino & SUMAC apply thick and hairline brushstrokes over a stately red font on both cover and record. Their canvas is a blend of extreme unpredictability streaked with intentionally disorienting compositions.

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Review: Mount Eerie — ‘Now Only’

As Elverum continues holding space as father and widow, his art leeches into areas void of cryptic artifice and bookish synthetics. His unadorned approach resonates deeply as his sobering participation and wrestling with the unknown endures. He longs for what can’t be and with this has created something to be shared: the unfathomable.

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