Longstanding collaborators & Bay Area based experimental duo Kush Arora & Lucas Patzek aka Only Now & Orogen return with ‘Avuls’, the project’s sophomore release.

Building on the unearthly, black hole transmissions and creaking, exospheric ambience of their self-titled debut, Only Now & Orogen present an abyssal, elemental broadcast from another unchartered extra-terrestrial zone. Remote and astronomical yet tied to a newfound sense of rhythmic structure, ‘Avuls’ navigates a course through inverted beat-led frameworks, surging detonations of sub-bass, and severely turbulent, monumentally scaled soundscapes. Amidst this large, …

“Suppose you’re able to take a few of those stylistically timeless elements refined by the years of studies from previous generations and add a little bit to them to fit our Zeitgeist. In that case, I think you’ve got a winner and something that has the chance to last.” – Johannes Wewetzer

Johannes Wewetzer, the Berlin-based visual artist tells a story about the emotional bondings and its processes inspired through the majestic beauty of the human body. These stories begin from “lustful intricate shapes” and are completed at the physical connections between the models. The Catholic environment of his teenage years and his studies in Christian iconography …

“…powerful compositions that combine death industrial atmospheres and brutal power electronics with relentless, hypnotic percussion.” – ORPHX / Fragmentation reissue

The third full-length album by Orphx, Fragmentation was released in 1996 on Malignant Records.  Instead of their earlier releases, which were basically improvised pieces, Fragmentation is a far more carefully constructed work, shaping their improvisational energy into powerful compositions that combine death industrial atmospheres and brutal power electronics with relentless, hypnotic percussion.  It was made …

“It’s one thing to learn and loathe the imperial past, but it’s another to feel embarrassment, shame and be completely at odds with the direction your country is heading. The worst thing is, we can’t even seem to leave with any sense or humility.” – DIANA

DIANA is Chris Mowbray and Sam Campbell, a London based experimental project formed in 2016. From dark ambient soundscapes and modern classical requiems to nihilistic karaoke ballads – DIANA is a satellite for pain. ‘NATIONAL TRAGEDY’ the debut album from DIANA is the diagnosis of a sick land – from political unrest to personal despair. …

“Socializing in different countries and cultures made me the person I am now. It serves as the main inspiration for my work.” – Adrian Kiss

Hungarian conceptual artist Adrian Kiss talks about his childhood memories, inspirations from everyday life, and favorite works. He combines diverse elements like archaic with futuristic and synthetics with natural items. With these hybrid conceptions, Adrian creates a truly unique world that reminds us of the primal and the utopistic world at the same time. COR: …

“…And we think that all of this human reality is just one virtualization in an indefinite multitude. The expansion of the universe has many forms, and this is our way of expanding the Borders of Known.”

Borders Of Known is a newly formed Georgian label whose first appearance came out in a form of a compilation in March. The label’s second release Ishtar gate belongs to Aliquis and is dedicated to the mysterious goddess Inanna. The third one, Altered Sight is also a selection that came out in July. The collection …

“a truly stirring journey to the unique world of harsh noises” – Teste / Graphic Depictions

Martin Maischein and David Foster resurrect their cult techno project Teste to present a fresh 2xLP on L.I.E.S through an unusual concept, a truly stirring journey to the unique world of harsh noises. Industrial atmosphere at its best. Teste was still-born in the early nineties in Hamilton. One of their most prominent tracks from these …

“It is natural for me to be inspired by mystic, religious, sacred references, however, I can’t really explain why. I like to confront myself to subjects that are greater than me.” – Boramy Viguier

Oversized styling, faux leather bombers, victorian shirts, waterproof hats, hand-painted lace masks, recycled and embroidered pieces. These are just some of the typical features of the new collection from the French-Cambodian designer Boramy Viguier. His new SS21 show was presented through a 3D Digital Lookbook Video which resonates not only with our new age but …

“…the aim is to capture the perfection of life and make it apparent, only as death lays it bare.” – Adam Medford

Adam Medford is a talented American artist, who creates collages that are unsettling but bizarrely appealing at the same time. We asked him about his inspirations, and what goes on during his artistic process. COR: Please tell us a little about yourself! Adam Medford: Hello! I am an analog/digital collage artist currently living in Seattle, …