“We know the sound of the freeway better than we do the rivers, the howl of distant trains better than wolf howls, we know the smell of gas and freshly wet concrete and burned rubber better than we do the smell of cedar or sage or even fry bread – which isn’t traditional… But nothing […]Read more "Doom Charts – October 2019"
“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” Frank Zappa This month the Doom Charts theme is progression. Not in a literal sense, but as Mr. Zappa says above, deviation from the norm. Norm being popular music and trends that we see getting attention in mainstream culture. The Doom Charts aren’t here to compete […]Read more "Doom Charts – September 2019"
“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ~ L. M. Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables) Autumn has begun, steadily building its strength for the annual reckoning of Summer. October brings transition, in the color of trees, the chilled weather, a thickening wardrobe. Samhain has come to shout at the Earth […]Read more "Doom Charts for October 2017"
“The doom lies in yourself, not in your name.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien (The Children of Húrin) It doesn’t matter where you wander, you always take you with you. Change your name, change your clothes, change your city. Broken, bent, torn, shattered, doomed… it all goes with you. Remember though, so do the smiles, laughter, those […]Read more "Doom Charts for September 2017"
“A new consciousness is developing which sees the earth as a single organism and recognizes that an organism at war with itself is doomed. We are one planet. One of the great revelations of the age of space exploration is the image of the earth finite and lonely, somehow vulnerable, bearing the entire human species […]Read more "Doom Charts for August 2017"
what we have here represents the collective musical libido for the past year of this strange hive mind we call the Doom Charts!Read more "Best of 2015"
‘The doom lies in yourself, not in your name.’ ― J.R.R. Tolkien September sees a big shake up from the previous month’s list with heavy hitters Goatsnake, Dopethrone and Demon Head falling just outside the top 25 making way for some strong releases. Welcome to Doom Charts, representing some of the finest bloggers, radio and podcasters and album reviewers […]Read more "DOOM CHARTS for SEPTEMBER 2015"