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Desert Daze 2018 Was An Oasis Among American Festivals

For years now, Desert Daze has arrived in October like a mirage in the landscape to which it owes its name. It's a sudden oasis,…
Ryan Leas | October 15, 2018 - 2:49 pm

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Artist Portraits From Desert Daze 2018

Last weekend, the seventh installment of Desert Daze took over Lake Perris in Southern California. For months, the festival had been updating an already impressive…
Ryan Leas | October 17, 2018 - 4:31 pm

Dylan Carlson – “Scorpions In Their Mouths”

Dylan Carlson is the longtime leader of Earth, the monumentally important Pacific Northwest doom metal band that once counted a very young Kurt Cobain as…
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2018 - 11:44 am

The Bug Vs. Earth – “Don’t Walk These Streets”

Last month, UK producer the Bug and Olympia metal band Earth announced that they were releasing a collaborative album together called Concrete Desert, a follow-up…
James Rettig | March 9, 2017 - 10:54 am

The Bug Vs. Earth – “Snakes Vs. Rats”

Apocalyptic UK grime producer the Bug (aka Kevin Martin) and Olympia ambient metal pioneers Earth (the brainchild of Dylan Carlson) teamed up on an EP…
Chris DeVille | February 22, 2017 - 10:02 am

The Bug Vs. Earth – “Cold”

The adventurous producer Kevin Martin, who records as the Bug, has teamed up with Dylan Carlson's long-running drone-metal project Earth to record The Bug Vs.
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2014 - 12:36 pm

The Bug Vs. Earth – “Boa”

The Bug (Kevin Martin) and Earth (led by Dylan Carlson) are two of the more cultishly beloved forces in experimental music, and they've teamed up…
Chris DeVille | October 28, 2014 - 3:01 pm

Photos: Musicfest NW 2013

This past weekend Portland held Musicfest NW 2013, which had a pretty sweet line-up. Many of the bands playing have been doing incredible things on…
Miles Bowe | September 9, 2013 - 6:22 pm