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Brighton trio Esben And The Witch long ago mastered the art of building up their songs from a brooding crawl to a brutal onslaught of sonic violence -- or starting with the violence and scaling back…   Read Story »
The British postpunk trio Esben And The Witch released a split with Thought Forms earlier this year, and they'll follow it up next month with the new album A New Nature. This is the band's first…   Read Story »
We've already heard one Esben And The Witch song from their upcoming split with Thought Forms, the fantastically dark cyclical rager "No Dog." Our second preview, "Butoh," follows a similar pattern,…   Read Story »
One of the most dumbfoundingly awesome live shows I ever saw at SXSW was by British rock trio Esben And The Witch, whose monstrous swirl of noise threatened to chew up and swallow everyone within…   Read Story »
It's been a little while since we've heard from the doomy UK rock band Esben And The Witch. But they'll be coming back later this year with a split LP (that's the awesome cover art above) with…   Read Story »
In a couple of weeks, the dark and atmospheric Brighton band Esben And The Witch will release their new album, the delightfully titled Wash The Sins Not Only The Face. We've posted the early track…   Read Story »
Brighton indie rockers Esben And The Witch will put out a new record next year, and earlier this week they let go of the soaring first single "Deathwaltz." Hear it below. On tour: 02/07 –…   Read Story »
Dark Bands To Watch alums Esben And The Witch return off the success of deep, moody debut Violent Cries to release the EP Hexagons later this fall. Here's "Hexagons II (The Flight)," the second song…   Read Story »
Record Store Day is coming April 16. It began in 2007 and has grown into a indie record store and vinyl lover's version of Christmas morning (or maybe Easter morning? RSD happens the third Sunday of…   Read Story »
It's not news that popular indie rock got a bit darker in 2010. Look no further than regular topics of conversation around here -- Zola Jesus, CREEP, Cold Cave, Salem, Tamaryn, Blessure Grave,…   Read Story »