This release explores the process the mind goes through at the end of life to prepare for transitioning into what comes next.
My wife Nora, who had been living with cancer for 6+ years, passed away 3 weeks ago.
Back in May of this year, James Keeler (Wilt) proposed the idea of a collaboration. I released one of Wilt's early albums, "Wither" on Crionic Mind, and always kind of felt like we'd probably end up doing something together at some point. Now, essentially 20 years later, we are. He sent a bunch of sounds … Continue reading Wilt and Gruntsplatter Collaboration
The good folks at Noisextra Podcast discuss Grunstplatter's Pest Maiden release in their latest episode. In addition to diving deep into the sounds, the episode includes an interview with me as well as additional thoughts from Jonathan Canady (Deathpile/Angel of Decay) and Phil Blankenship (Troniks/The Cherry Point). In addition to focusing on Pest Maiden we … Continue reading Noisextra Podcast
I've been meaning to get these tracks together for some time, and finally it's done. Accidental Alchemy: Early Works includes 14 tracks and is about 90 minutes of music. It gathers everything from the first two split CD's I did in 1998 with Ruhr Hunter & Slowvent respectively. Also included is an unreleased track from … Continue reading Accidental Alchemy: Early Works
Caulbearer's new release "Diseased Imaginings" is available on Bandcamp now. The project had recorded an album originally to be titled "The Last City" between 2013-14 and never released it. In late 2017, they reached out and said they were approaching several projects to collaborate on the material for the hope of an eventual release. I … Continue reading Caulbearer – Diseased Imaginings
The Ineffable Nighttide, the first of the 4 forth coming releases from my new project The Corvidae Cabal, is now available on Bandcamp. It's $4 or pay what you want, and features 7 tracks coming in at about 39minutes. The record is based around anomalous sleep phenomenon. There is some additional info here. It's not … Continue reading The Ineffable Nighttide
I hadn't done new music in a very long time. There was the track for the Stephen Petrus benefit compilation, and the track for the hardcover edition of the "Fight Your Own War" book I contributed to, but not a lot else. At the end of 2016 I started working again. At the encouragement of … Continue reading The Corvidae Cabal – New Project
I finally have some of the gruntsplatter material up on all the various digital places. The Death Fires, Chronicling The Famine, The Eulogists Assembly, and The Aberrant Laboratory are all available on Spotify, Amazon, iTunes, Google Play, YouTube, and others. Spotify Here - Amazon Here - iTunes Here - Google Play Here Those albums as … Continue reading grunstplatter on Spotify and more
snaig tharta is a project my wife, Nora, and I have been working on for the last year and a half. Lighthunter is 7 tracks, just shy of 40 minutes of music that we've had a hard time classifying. It has elements of dream pop, shoegaze, noise rock, all intermingled with ambience and electronics. The … Continue reading snaig tharta – lighthunter ep