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"A Certain Kind of Dream Quality": An Interview with Donovan Quinn

In what ways do you feel like your songwriting has changed from 2012 to now? I know the album contains reworkings of older material, so that might be a little harder to answer, but how can you chart your evolution as a songwriter? Well, as you get older, you get to know yourself better and better. I think this can be a good or a bad thing because you start to know specifically what your talents are, what it is that you like, and you don't like. Also, in terms of songwriting, probably the bigg...
Tags: Music, Interview, Folk, Absalom, Ben Chasny, Jason Quever, Chamber Pop, Indie folk, Psychedelic folk, Skygreen leopards, Donovan quinn


Six Organs Of Admittance – “The 101″

The oblique and spaced-out guitar visionary Ben Chasny has been making music under the name Six Organs Of Admittance for more than two decades. He's ventured off into various realms -- folk, psychedelia, experimental music -- and he's twisted them up into all sorts of different fusions. Next week, Chasny will release the new Six … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Elisa Ambrogio, Ben Chasny, Six Organs of Admittance, Chasny


Six Organs Of Admittance – “Two Forms Moving”

Ben Chasny is back with news of his first proper Six Organs Of Admittance LP since 2017's Burning The Threshold. It's called Companion Rises, and it's coming in February on Drag City. Six Organs devotees will of course recall that the project also gave us the third installment of the Hexadic series last year, but … More »
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Album Review: Expires, “Fake Sigils”

Pittsburgh has never been known, particularly, as a hub for post-rock, that fluid genre of “music for people who read books” that flirts with everything from shoegaze to math-rock. (We leave that to Louisville.) But Burgh-based multi-instrumentalist Mike Layton has been plugging away quietly in the regional SWPA scene for a few years now, most recently as a member of Full Color Illustrations, Frizz, and Old Head. His solo work as Expires, however, is what we celebrate today – more specifically, ...
Tags: Music, East Coast, Pittsburgh, Album Reviews, LAYTON, Nadir, Ben Chasny, Six Organs of Admittance, Grand Unified Theory, Codeine, Black Forge Coffee House, June of ’44, Chris Brokaw, Expires, Fake Sigils, Hexadic system


Review: Expires – “Fake Sigils”

Pittsburgh has never been known, particularly, as a hub for post-rock, that fluid genre of “music for people who read books” that flirts with everything from shoegaze to math-rock. (We leave that to Louisville.) But Burgh-based multi-instrumentalist Mike Layton has been plugging away quietly in the regional SWPA scene for a few years now, most recently as a member of Full Color Illustrations, Frizz, and Old Head. His solo work as Expires, however, is what we celebrate today – more specifically, ...
Tags: Music, East Coast, Pittsburgh, Album Reviews, LAYTON, Nadir, Ben Chasny, Six Organs of Admittance, Grand Unified Theory, Codeine, Black Forge Coffee House, June of ’44, Chris Brokaw, Expires, Fake Sigils, Hexadic system


Six Organs of Admittance :: Burning the Threshold

The Six Organs of Admittance catalog is deep and varied, each album offering the listener a terrifically tangled journey through Ben Chasny’s boundless musical imagination. For that reason, it’s tough to pick out a single “best” Six Organs effort. But Burning The Threshold is definitely in the upper echelon. For this effort, Chasny enlisted the […]
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Tonight in L.A.: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dr. Octagon, Bash & Pop, X Ambassadors, Six Organs of Admittance, Half the Animal, Reggie Watts, Night Talks, Giselle, Faulkner, Isaiah Rashad, Thrice

Los Angeles concerts for Tuesday: ► Red Hot Chili Peppers do the first of three sold-out nights at Staples Center, with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue. ► Kool Keith and Dan the Automator’s Dr. Octagon plays the sold-out Teragram Ballroom; the duo just annoucned a reissue of the 1996 album “Dr. Octagonecologyst.” ► Tommy Stinson’s rebooted band Bash & Pop visit the Troubadour in support of the new album “Anything Could Happen” (the first B&P record since 1993), with the Yawpers opening. ► Gui...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Octagon, Dr. Octagon, Preview, Staples Center, Manchester Orchestra, Continental, Billy, Reggie Watts, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Isaiah Rashad, Teragram Ballroom, Dan, Silverlake Lounge, Catalina Club


Six Organs Of Admittance – “Adoration Song” Video

Last week, Ben Chasny's spectral-folk outfit Six Organs Of Admittance released their latest LP Burning The Threshold. Today, they've released the video for album track "Adoration Song." Directed by Elisa Ambrogio of Magik Markers, it stars a man with some type of luminous quartz for a head and his adorable pupper. Together they traverse … More »
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Six Organs of Admittance - Threshold Of Light

Ben Chasny shares second single from new album (in post LISTEN: New Six Organs Of Admittance from The Quietus. More by this artist at )
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Six Organs Of Admittance – “Taken By Ascent”

Ben Chasny's ever prolific psych-folk project Six Organs Of Admittance has been mixing the intricate finger-picks of acoustic folk with dark, sweeping drone elements for almost two decades now. What began as a solo endeavor has turned into a full-fledged outfit in recent years, culminating in last year's pair of Hexadic albums. Today, they've shared … More »
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Songs We Love: Six Organs Of Admittance, 'Taken By Ascent'

Ben Chasny resets the dial of his long-running project with a momentous folk-blues burner. Chris Corsano, Circuit Des Yeux's Haley Fohr and Bitchin Bajas' Cooper Crain join in.
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Coypu: Floating (Review)

Coypu, featuring experimental journeyman Ben Chasny, delivers a debut LP that sounds almost narcotic, surrounding you at every turn in its sweet, heady layers. [Author: Matthew Fiander]
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Songs We Love: Rangda, 'The Sin Eaters'

Watch the new video from the underground supergroup featuring Richard Bishop (Sun City Girls) and Ben Chasny (Six Organs of Admittance).
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