Gatecreeper – An Unexpected Reality EP Review

In their latest release Gatecreeper proved for once and for all that quality does not in fact equal quantity. In just under 18 minutes the Arizona death metal outfit manages to unleash some of the best hardcore-tinged death metal around. Sporting a track lineup with only one song over 1:30, An Unexpected Reality scorches through … Continue reading Gatecreeper – An Unexpected Reality EP Review

2020 EPs of the Year – The Editor’s Picks

Before I go into my albums of the year, I wanted to give the often overlooked format of the EP the love it deserves. I tried to keep this list to a Top 10, but narrowing it down was difficult, so I've added 10 more honorable mentions - check 'em out! https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4VcDLGmAxL7xB4b0dVSgsR?si=KI66Gh7sSfm6SAQ4gt16vA Honorable Mentions (in … Continue reading 2020 EPs of the Year – The Editor’s Picks

Luwten – Door EP Review

There’s a certain comfort that comes with delirium. You know, one of those nights where you stay up too late bullshitting, fighting the temptation to fall asleep but for no real reason. There’s something very haunting yet freeing about being left alone, half-awake with your thoughts. Luwten’s latest EP Door embodies this feeling sonically.  https://youtu.be/YSe1MYbKiYwContinue reading Luwten – Door EP Review

Turkey Vulture – Time To Pay Review

While the band Turkey Vulture are experienced veterans of the scene, having been involved in a plethora of other projects, there's something youthful and refreshing about their approach on their latest EP Time To Pay. Sure, some of it could be attributed to the sick Satan's¹ high school notebook style cover art, but it mostly … Continue reading Turkey Vulture – Time To Pay Review

Egor Lappo – Make the Sun Shine More EP Review

If you've been following us since we first established Burnt Coffee Inc. about a year ago, you may already be familiar with the name Egor Lappo. The man's release schedule is incredibly consistent. His debut album Way Without Light came out in July 2018, followed by his second album Azimuth (which we reviewed) in August … Continue reading Egor Lappo – Make the Sun Shine More EP Review

Lila Tristram – Our Friends Pt. I EP Review

Having gone to college in the early 2010's, I have developed an acute aversion to anything that can be labelled "acoustic singer-songwriter." But quad flashbacks aside, it's nice to be reminded that the genre can actually be great. On her debut EP Our Friends Pt. I, Lila Tristram does just that. Tristram uses the EP … Continue reading Lila Tristram – Our Friends Pt. I EP Review