HOM 019: ZU – Terminalia Amazonia

You might see it in the stars or the root of a tree. It can be the flickering fluorescent light in the corner of a room or dew settling on a leaf in the early morning hours.

It is overwhelming, yet …

HOM 018: Ulver – Drone Activity

It all happened in a haze. I am not sure everyone was prepared to obey the summons and forsake the shore in order to be pulled under by the loudness of sound. Yet the ethos on that crisp October nigh…

HOM 017: Nodding God - Play Wooden Child

NODDING GOD were formed 666 years ago by Andrew Liles, David Tibet, and the UnderAge Shaitan-Boy in a Boys-Only preparatory boarding school in Babylon, since shut down by unfortunate events that took…

HOM 012: Ulver – Sic Transit Gloria Mundi

IN NOVEMBER LAST YEAR, RIGHT BEFORE ULVER embarked on their European tour supporting the wildly successful The Assassination of Julius Caesar (with now over 4 million plays on Spotify), out of the bl…

HOM 016: The Stargazer’s Assistant – Resurgam I, Resurgam II

Propelled towards endless night; Depth and darkness press in; Shell contracting, hissing, creaking, cracking; This machine is a madness.

Named after a pair of steam-powered, manned submarines develo…

HOM 013: HHY & The Macumbas – Beheaded Totem

Come horns and trumpets, come echo and percussion. The descent into the subterranean fields is easy. But to retrace your steps into heaven's air: There is the trouble, there is the toil.

Beheaded To…

HOM 014: Ulver – Shadows of the Sun

ELEVEN YEARS AND ELEVEN REVOLUTIONS AROUND THE SUN. There have been deaths and pregnancies, victories and chance encounters. Too many sombre news bulletins and retrenchment notices. Through it all, e…

HOM 011: Zu93 – Mirror Emperor

SURE, EVERYTHING IS ENDING, but not yet. Ever since David Tibet’s Current 93 sung its birth canal blues back in the early 1980s, there's been a smell of apocalypse in the air. As the American author …

HOM 010: Ulver – The Assassination of Julius Caesar

31 AUGUST 1997 was one of the hottest nights in Paris that year. Just after midnight a black Mercedes Benz rushes through the dark streets with a horde of ravenous paparazzi on tow. In the Pont de l’…

HOM 009: Zu – Jhator

Stubbornly free from genre classification, Italian trio Zu have been proud to follow their own musical pathways for some twenty years now. Throughout their highly diverse career the band has cultivat…

HOM 008: Teleplasmiste – Frequency is the new Ecstasy

The union of two creative forces with notable experience in the esoteric, Teleplamiste have emerged with a debut album of magical intensity and ecstatic fortitude. Frequency is the New Ecstasy conjur…

HOM 007: Ulver – Riverhead

THE STORY

The North Shore is a particular coastline on the island of Newfoundland that has been in various stages of settlement since the 1500s – it is said to be one of the oldest North American sett…

HOM 006: Hypnopazūzu – Create Christ, Sailor Boy

A transformative union of two idiosyncratic tellers, Hypnopazūzu sees Current 93 speller David Tibet joining forces with the eternal Youth, famed not only for his work as bassist with Killing Joke bu…

HOM 005: The Stargazer’s Assistant – Remoteness of Light

Dive a kilometre into the ocean and you leave all surface illumination behind.

Descend another ten and luminous forms flicker and burst through the endless black.
Lures and decoys in their millions –…

HOM 004: Stian Westerhus – Amputation

“To know what you have, and to give all of it up – even if you know that it’s going to keep haunting you for the rest of your life. Phantom pain. Diagnosing what is the best of two evils – is what th…

HOM 003: Laniakea – A Pot of Powdered Nettles

Tower Gardens Road was an island surrounded by privet hedge and a rich wilderness out the back, around which the grime and grot of North London flowed, never penetrating. This fortress against the mo…

HOM 002: Ulver – ATGCLVLSSCAP

In Newton’s basic laws of motion – those which lie at the heart of modern physics – the paradox stands that constant velocity is essentially as natural as being at rest. True to form, in the now twen…

HOM 001: KKKMO – Are You Land or Water

The Barbarossa Cave is located in the Kyffhäuser region of Germany, and takes its name from a local legend. According to such lore, Frederick Barbarossa – former German monarch and Roman Emperor of t…


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