Hey all. This week I came across this album on Youtube, in my ‘recommended’ section. I passed over it quickly, and then went right back to it. First, I love the name of the band. I’m sucker for things dark and witchy. The album name and cover are awesome as well. https://blackmoonmother.bandcamp.com/album/illusions-under-the-sun I’ve listened only […]Read More Surprise Quickie: Black Moon Mother
So, my job has me driving all over the place, up to 3 hours at a shot. Usually, I just put on an Audio Book and let it play, but it’s also a chance to listen to some new stuff off Bandcamp and Tidal, my streaming source of choice. This week was kinda blah. I […]Read More Surprise Quickie of Week
I could never be in music reviewer. I love to listen to music, I love to think about music, I like to perform music, and I love talking about music. But music or viewing? Not likely. I greatly admire many reviewers, some of who’s opinion matches mine almost perfectly. Others, especially certain upset heavy metal […]Read More Masamune and Muramasa Turned to Stone vol. 2
If there’s anything more pathetic than a 55-year-old boomer trying to write a blog about Recovery and heavy psych/stoner/doom, it’s only posting a handful of times per year. To add to the pathos, I have about 12 posts I’ve started but not finished, as if I’m waiting to write the perfect observation about Black Yoga […]Read More Mid-Week Quickie: Holy Grove II
You seriously have to appreciate any day that begins with the unexpected, the improbable, the unbelievable. For fans of All Things Heavy, that just happened this morning. 4/20/2018 will go down in Stoner/Doom history. After getting hit and pummeled in popular media and culture, The Sciences are back, baby. And The Sciences have some heavy […]Read More Sleep’s Holy Shit!
So, about this recovery thing… When I first started this blog a year ago, I was nearing the completion of my Masters in Addiction Studies. I figured that a graduate degree, along with 24 years of long-term recovery qualified me to make some observations about recovery. Most of my observations were pretty critical: the cult […]Read More About that recovery…
My musical gratitude list for 2017Read More Doomsgiving 2017
Back in the eighties, when I was too young and stupid to understand the immense damage I was doing to my nervous system , I learned how to manage what can only be called a “bad trip.” There were times when the drug I took, again stupidly, was more powerful than my central nervous system […]Read More Ufomammut and Spaceslug