Posts tagged with "Black Walls"

Video: Black Walls – “Communion”

December 18, 2014

Video: Black Walls – “Communion” Near the beginning of the year, we touched upon Kenneth Reaume’s second LP under the Black Walls banner, the evocative Communion. An intriguing amalgamation of drone, black metal, shoegaze and post-rock, the album arrived on vinyl in February via Toronto’s own Pleasence Records imprint.... 

Premiere: Black Walls – “PTSD (Aidan Baker Remix)”

August 25, 2014

Premiere: Black Walls – “PTSD (Aidan Baker Remix)” As Black Walls,  Toronto’s Kenneth Reaume has garnered a modest but potent catalog of soot-covered, desolate beauty through grimly amorphous, glacially-paced meanderings. The project’s Communion LP, premiered in these very pages by Bryon Hayes back in January, was the culmination (at... 

Premiere: Black Walls – “PTSD”

January 29, 2014

Premiere: Black Walls – “PTSD” In my 2013 year-end feature, I included the gorgeous Mary of the Shrines cassette from Toronto-based, genre-agnostic songwriter Black Walls, a.k.a. Kenneth Reaume. The tape was quite a departure from Acedia, his full-length debut under the Black Walls banner, with Reaume’s intricately assembled... 

2013: Beware of Crocodiles

January 15, 2014

2013: Beware of Crocodiles In 2013, my favourite song had a simple, catchy melody and the following lyrics: Row, row, row your boat Gently down the stream; If you see a crocodile Don’t forget to SCREAM! This past year was my first full year of fatherhood, with all the associated glories and challenges, and by far the most...