Back in 2012 when we believed that Mayan predictions of cataclysmic end-times were upon us, a phrase like New Age Doom would have made sense as a prevailing zeitgeist. Fast forward to 2020 where spiritual yoga moms are peddling Q anon conspiracy theories and licensed doctors are selling snake oil cures as the plague stalks the land, we’ve officially entered into the traveling medicine show era of a dying empire.
New Age Doom – the Canadian experimental music group – offer a way out. Their album Himalayan Dream Techno layer masterful and technically terrifying percussion with tube amp screamers, modular freak outs and soothing ambient tones. It’s a completely fucked, completely right piece of music for the frontier coming home.
HEAVY SEIZURE WARNING