Watch VEX’s devastatingly gorgeous, ominously prescient video for “Deathbird”

As late capitalism progresses and as the world ends, nothing makes sense anymore except turning to the marginalized for wisdom on how to survive, how to cope, and for insight into what we need and have always needed. The artists behind VEX (Vortex Empath Xen), early groundbreakers and OGs of the Bay Area’s current deathrock and dark experimental music scenes, can offer just that at … Continue reading Watch VEX’s devastatingly gorgeous, ominously prescient video for “Deathbird”

Exclusive Premiere: Headboggle x Malocculsion break down the end times in “The Collapse”

Headboggle x Malocculsion, two solo experimental artists of Oakland’s Ratskin Records roster, premiere a new video for their collaborative work “The Collapse”. Falling somewhere sonically between a haunted circus organ and the TV in Poltergeist, “The Collapse” combines post-apocalyptic sounds enmeshed in whimsically bright tones. Directed by Malocculsion and created under quarantine conditions, the video combines images of the artists’ instruments with abstracted imagery culled … Continue reading Exclusive Premiere: Headboggle x Malocculsion break down the end times in “The Collapse”