Sweltering heat recently. It's kept me busy and lazy all at the same time. Not a lot of things in life get better than listening to some jams in pure sunshine. Anyway, the new Goatess album is my release of the moment, written for and by fetishists of the heavy doom riff.
Moving along to the actual point of this post though.. Lost Realms play with a definite Sleep influence. It's quite an odd one though, while it has that same characteristic minor pentatonic groove in the rhythm section it isn't a carbon copy at all. While it has that same hazy, jam atmosphere to the songs beyond this lies something a little more sinister and uncouth. The image of a stumbling jovial homeless man, warm beer in one hand, incredibly poorly constructed joint in the other with trousers wet of urine: this is the human manifestation of Lost Realms. Sure life is "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short" (Hobbes, 1651) but that's all the more reason to get smashed once in a while ain't it?
2013 - 2-13 Demo