Sound Animal Song on The Parish News Radio

If you like experimental, avant-garde music, drone, ambient and otherwise beautiful innovative music, listen to Andrew Backhouse's The Parish News regularly on Mixcloud. You can subscribe and get them sent to your inbox each week so you don't forget, and…

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Interview with Sound Animal

(Note the Comacozer tee shirt)

Thank you for this interview. My readers might not know much about you. Your career is wildly impressive: author, and music. Can you tell us a story about how you got your start

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Second Guest Playlist on Doomed and Stoned Show

I got to do a another guest playlist for the Doomed and Stoned show, a popular podcast tirelessly run by the great Billy Goate, which you can find on many online venues. It brings attention to Stoner/Doom Metal bands, helping…

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Guest Playlist on Doomed and Stoned Show

Why that image? Well, it's pretty generally Doom-macabre the way he's melting. Also, there's a strong sun theme in the songs, so, well, this character has been out a leeeetle too long.

It's an honor to participate in Billy Goate's…

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Responses to Sound Animal Music


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I love them. They remind me of the American guitarist Bill Horist. Either way, I am a fan of Horist, and now I am a fan of…

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What Is Doom Metal?

photo by Sigmund


What better form of music to express the angst of today than Doom? 

Interested in exploring the aching shadows of your musical self and listening to, or even playing, music that’s slow, low, hypnotic, and addictive, beautiful…

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True Animal Tale : Cellar Spider

photo by Ryszard Paprzycki

I started running bathwater before noticing that there was a cellar spider in the tub. I helped it out but it kept falling in over and over off my hand. I put it on the ledge…

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Taking Instruments in Unusual Directions


I enjoy American Primitive style, and the way just one guitar alone is enough, how it isn't about ego/shredding, is about expressing and innovating using a variety of a person's individual genre influences. I'm happy that some American Primitive players…

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What Genre Does Sound Animal Play?

Hell if I know:

This music lunges and rolls around the genre landscape ground. It slides into mirages and pulls itself out covered in Desert shimmer. It's a noble animal.

The created music includes such as this: cinematic soundscapes portraying…

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