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    THE FOLLOW UP TO THE APRIL RELEASE By WICCA PHASE SPRINGS ETERNAL xXx JAYYEAH titled SHUT MY EYES Ep. It was an interesting listen, very short, but also very sweet. A folky dark electronic bass hip hop exploration on a 4 Track Ep.

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    STREAM: http://bit.ly/1NXC6v7  DL: http://bit.ly/1DNXgMS

    ABERCROMBIE AND ME (THE SECOND RELEASE, 2015). Some of the tracks of this Emotional Trapstyle LP much like NIGHTFALL (PROD. LEDERRICK) 03:08, offer a sort of oppositivity to their own style. The instrumentals trickling, as a vox transformer astronauts the scranton rappers voice, it becomes so melded its harder to hear Wicca. Which bummed me out. I recommend playing a bit louder if you can, or prefer to enjoy music in that way. The only solution I could think of – The album shines so bright with 4. GO WITH YR HEART (FEAT. MACKNED) (PROD. DØVES) such solid samples, in the sense that the emotional impact which they connect with their lyricism is pure, and their creative intent remains intact in less ways than I would have liked, I don’t get the same energy of feel from the rest of the album like I do with track 8. SADDEST DAY ON SATURN (FEAT. MACKNED) (PROD. JAYYEAH). The integrity of the emotional fierceness of the instrumental and the lyrics from both artists featured on the track

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    The highlight of the album is an cloudy electro-trapstyle track called 9. STEER ME (FEAT. BABY TEAR$) (PROD. FROZENGANG) witch sort of reminds me of the Black Smurf Toonami Ep, that came out last year. Was a relentlessly hypnotic and hyperraw. The second have of the tape offers the desired side effect I was seeking. There is this very futurist horror core element I found in the album artwork, and especially in track 10. I’M LEBRON (PROD. JAYYEAH). We would have liked to see more of that heavy energy in the beginning, but if that is a foreshadowing of the future of Wicca Phase LP’s, I am a hopeful listener.

    Until next time, NVRMNDUS


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  • Just 5 days until Noah 23 drops this massive release he has been hinting toward via his social media, down below we have an unbelievable track listing. Its 33 tracks long, and regardless how ethereal that is alone, its unheard of really for this many artists to be on this tape at once!  Set to release this coming Saturday, the 23rd. Noah 23 along side the onslaught of artists on this monumental feature. Witch may very well break the game. fortunately. Any zag we pull down into the neither world to listen to this may jeopardize the upper crust of mainstream culture, causing a shift into this Void Wave masterpiece.

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    I have got a NVR GIFT for you brought to you by Noah 23, Pictureplane, & Dylan Ross. A track called RUNNING THRU YR HEAD ft. DYLAN ROSS (PROD. BY PICTUREPLANE)

    The newest kids on the block aren’t as “NU” as you’re thinking. When grind long enough zag, everything can feel like forever, in your mental. Just something to consider is the fact that these players have been logging in more hours than lumber jack made of your adolescent meebo instant messenger. Anyone who supports this kind of entertainment I’m sure to be really expecting something that this album actually delivers on. I haven’t heard the entire thing but get ready for this great production – some flows so icy & relentless (even) on a colossus mega deck, & to mention, there will be a physical release. Where we find many a unique flow from artists like the main zag Noah 23 but spanning across the crypt with unlock-able listens

    “So is here the official track list. It is insanely monstrous and also comes with instructions on listening in 2 pieces. Side (B) begins on track 16.” – NOAH 23

    NOAH23 “PEACOCK ANGEL OFFICIAL TRACKLIST

    1. INTRO {FR<>ZE}
    2. YIN YANG PINKY RING {LEDERRICK}
    3. IBOGAINE {YVNG BVCK}
    4. PROMETHAZINE PROMETHEUS ft. SPZ CHAOTE, TRINITI & MACKNED {SPZ CHAOTE}
    5. THUNDER & RAIN ft. DAIMON MILES {FRESH KILS}
    6. BENJAMIN BUTTON {CALIS}
    7. DARK CRY$TAL ft. $UICIDE BOY$ {WAAVE GAWD}
    8. RUNNIN THRU YR HEAD ft. DYLAN ROSS {PICTUREPLANE}
    9. PINK CHUCKS ft. PEPPER BOY {BLVCK HXVRT}
    10. TERENCE MCKENNA ft. LXOR {MOTEM}
    11. DANCE WITCHA ft. STASH MARINA {MAXDADDY}
    12. WOLF ANGEL {DJ COUTZ}
    13. DMT ft. LESS {NOBLONSKI & MORBIDLY O BEATS}
    14. NUCLEAR HEAT ft. BARACUDA {BENDER} SCRATCHES BY DJ SO NICE
    15. WEED CRUMBS ON MY BLACK PANTS ft. TRIPPY THA KID {LEDERRICK}
    16. NOAH MOTION ft. NO EMOTION GOLD MASK {NATTYMARI}
    17. CANT DISGUISE ft. SHADY BLAZE {JAMERSON}
    18. TIDAL WAVE ft. MAIN ATTRAKIONZ {RELLIM}
    19. FALLEN PARADISE ft. YUNGJZAISDEAD & YUNG XELA {YUNG JZA}
    20. SIDEWALK {NOK FROM THE FUTURE}
    21. YOU COULD BE MY WIZ {ELAQUENT}
    22. ON A MISSION ft. DIZZY D {DEBARS}
    23. HOW MANY ft. SWAG TOOF {SPZ CHAOTE}
    24. PHANTASY {KHALIL NOVA}
    25. PLAGUE BOYZ ft. .CULT {YAWNS}
    26. FENG SHUI {SHMX}
    27. ΩMEGA CHIPS ft. WICCA PHASE SPRINGS ETERNAL {KHRIST KOOPA}
    28. LAVA LAMP ft. SUPA SORTAHUMAN {KEYBOARD KID}
    29. STAY GOLD ft. NXMX GXLDXX {FR<>ZE}
    30. PENDULUM SWINGS {SLAVA MANE}
    31. ELECTRIC JAZZ CIGARETTES {MYSTIC PHONK}
    32. MY DADDY WENT TO PRISON & MY LITTLE BROTHER DIED {THATS CREEP}
    33. CONCERING THE UFO SIGHTING NEAR HIGHLAND {88 ULTRA}


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  • NN: Thanks 4 Taking The Time; Giving Us The Opportunity To Get To Sit & Talk With You

    Faces: No problem, I appreciate it, actually. You guys are rad!

    NN: Let me start by asking how you are, and what you have been doing for the past two months ?

    Faces: The past couple of months musically has been pretty solid, Yawning Boy (of .CULT) and I have been grinding & tryna finish the DEADLIFE project. Which is my first solo project in a while. Other than that, I’ve been just driftin’ here and there… on my human mode shit, you know?

    NN: What came of the end of 2014 for you ?

    Faces: Towards the end of the year i went on the THRAXXIMUM OVERDRIVE tour with Key Nyata and MackNed for a few dates which was pretty cool because I’ve never done that before but ultimately figured out the how 2015 is going to be going for us for the first half of the year. We got some moves to make this year, promise.

    NN: What plans have you made since then for your music, or your art ?

    Faces: After that we kinda just restarted my album, being apart of the #THRAXXHOUSE team and collective inspired us honestly. Yawns and i kinda just dropped what we had and redid it all. Vibes changed for the best of ways and recording came kind of easier(?)

                         SHOT & EDITED BY @DCANOSHITSOCASH


    NN: Albums, Possible Video Release Dates ?

    Faces: My latest, #DEADLIFE actually released on 2/10/15 and is available for stream/download for free, here. The album is to be projected on iTunes, Spotify, and Google Play real soon. As for new vids, we’ve released a couple in the past few months one for track on my new project titled “Drugs and another for a .CULT single “Slumped before that we shot another video for a track on my album called “Breathe Slow in Seattle with MackNed which was basically our #THRAXXHOUSE initiation (hahaha) We’ve had plans for new vids, but nothing is 100%, yet!

    NN: Do you plan on traveling , or touring within this year ?

    Faces: That is what we’re aiming for this year! We’ll be playing showcases at #SXSW in March and after that we’ve got some shows lined up to keep us busy. If all goes as planned it should be a good year.

    NN: What was the last most important work that you completed – How well do you believe it was received ?

    Faces: .CULT’s last release with Mishka “#YFB” was a our best project any of us had released, so we were pretty proud of that. It did really well actually, got us some good attention and allowed us to meet a lot of really cool dudes in the process.

    NN: When you began your project, did you expect the turnout you have received so far ?

    Faces: Honestly, I didn’t really know what to expect… I never really do(?) I try not to hold high expectations for the sole fact that I’m not good with disappointment. We just kinda do what we can when we can and hope for the best down the road. I’m thankful though for the turn out so far considering its been strictly positive feedback and we’ve had no blog love on this one (lol).


    NN : When did you know you wanted to begin this project ?

    Faces: Immediately after the release #YFB, I planned on working on something on the side of .CULT and I just had the time and support to get it done.

    NN: What do you want to convey, or what have you also found that you do convey in frequently in your materials ?

    Faces: It’s a “Make It How You Can Type Of World”, nobody is handing shit out anymore, and kids are too lazy to get it together making the moves they need to these days… Kids would rather sit and wait on a miracle, like the lottery, rather than making their own reality, real. I also really convey my substitution of emotions and drugs a lot :/


    NN: What reflects the least, what should be focusing on ?

    Faces: Old stuff… really, we should be focused on the new stuff of the new year. This year should be fun!

                                    SHOT & EDITED BY: YAWNS

    NN: How many releases have you successfully produced ?

    Faces: All of our releases are inhouse, we don’t have a big time studio, don’t pay for studio time, and work with what we can.. Yawns is the one who really mixes and masters our projects usually.. Gungho (of .CULT) has been producing too and he’s getting better. So, it’s nothing but progression for us. Altogether we’ve got mad music out there, but as for successful releases I’d say our last 2 projects have been fire.. Gungho is actually working on a solo EP at the moment so keep your eyes peeled for that as well!


    #NVRMNDCRU & #NVRMNDKIDZ CLICK HERE TO STREAM/DOWNLOAD “DEADLIFE” NOW!


    THANKS FACES, YAWNING BOY, GUNGHO, .CULT, THRAXXHOUSE, MISHKA! ITS AN HONOR TO HAVE YOU TALK WITH ME, YOU HAVE SO MUCH GREAT CONTENT, AND WE CANNOT SEE WHAT YOU ALL COME UP WITH NEXT #CULT


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  • Since 2012, Wicca Phase Springs Eternal began pumping head space with his 2-track demo releases of #NIGHTMOVES (#50STACKSINMYCOFFIN) & #HEXED. Where the young artist then established an ever expanding cult following for the self-warshiping Scranton #GOTHBOI, he “tranced” us into a very own sulky, industrial-like emo[-tional] trapstyle fantasy. 

    Initially awoken, hindsight 20/20, the voice we hear is a familiar one. This choice of vocal sampling, is as perfectly distorted, as it ever should be. Producing an understanding, the speaker has the ability to have already read our mind(s), perceived our past memories, and be explaining explaining them back to us. If any of you are familiar with Plato’s Theory of Knowledge, you may understand what set-up the story is following.

    Our imagination cocooned in distortion, as this voice continues to enlighten the listener. Progressively, we level up within the darkened & cold vocals, over the hardcore-electronic sound(s) – that shit really keep heads bobbing! The feathery trapstyle (clap & snare), is so infrequent I found myself carried through certain tracks solely on this “1-Up” variant sampling

    [The fact is I find it quite easy to produce mental imagery, freely and powerfully when listening to Wicca Phase. I find myself seeing an angel with no known name. A solider of death. That the breath of (said angel), being exhaled like a final one, as the angel hovers over a gravestone, with plant-life growing/dying in a endless cycle around it]

    Another year later, as I am starring eagerly into my feed, streaming uninteresting and worthless pop remixes, from everyone’s favorite local NYC DJ’s spinning Jersey or Baltimore Club music (and to my delight), I spied a gem in the stream #FEB13. The first full-length release from the art goon Wicca. This time we got a more Iced out dance oriented rhythmic experience. The way the sound carries like a Gothic lullaby, like an echo panning ear to ear. As these dark romantic hymns are sung to the internal memory of lost lover, we can all put a face too. 

    To my surprise some of the synthesizers in #BLOODxBABY are a lot warmer, than what I could have anticipated. This track lead me through the abyss of hyper ambience, breathy synthesizers, and depressingly cold-vocals. As the standards of this post [ insert microgenre ], Hip Hop, Electronic, Emo[tional] music are carved into (tomb)stone, Wicca Phases’ dark narration seems to be a stand alone component in “Wicca Phase Springs Eternal style”. Offering listeners a certain nostalgic sensibility. An English (UK) Goth Popstar clearly possesses Wicca’s mind, body and soul. This is simply the first of 5 tapes, that Wicca released in 2013; #FILTHY// MY FAVORITE PHASE, #BITE MY EAR, #MAGENTAGRAM, & last but of course not least #HELLVERSION. 

    #FILTHY // MY FAVORITE PHRASE, a 4-track EP, recorded with Steel Tipped Dove still features the depressing VOX, but does away with the heavy distortion, but instead incorporates more of a dirged (“Chopped & Screwed” or “slowed”) aesthetic in its final tracks, offering a genuinely fluid listening experience. The vocals & the instrumental are mixed together very well. #BITE MY EAR, 2 track EP. Although, only one of the tracks is by Wicca, Per-say, tiled after the release. The other is a remix of the first track by Fantasy Camp, “A Very Maybach Version”. An ultimately more ambient version, beautiful key stokes, warm over the cold vocals in the background of the song. A women hymns over the remixed instrumental structure, alternating with Wicca’s lyrical content. This piece sticks to the roots very well, having an excellent timing, between all of the major influences that Wicca incorporates into his soundscape; emotional, trap style, and electronic. Even though a collaboration, its clearly one of his best works from 2013. #MAGENTAGRAM, The 3-track EP, featuring Fantasy Camp, just as before. With two original tracks by Wicca, and the final by Fantasy Camp. All three tracks are named after the title of this tape, which is a bit more ethereal, and has a west coast hip hop vibe to it, simple drum technique and seeing synth carried by the cold vocals that Wicca has equip to him. Fantasy Camps version is such dance tune, you could imagine if WOW KIDZ released a “Pop Goes Goth” album this track would be featured. Its very soothing, like wind chimes on your front porch, but merged with a stuttering of snares. 

    Just last year, Wicca dropped three tapes, the first of which is titled MISSING CHILD, produced by the mysterious artist Greaf, whom you may be familiar with for his “Southern” instrumental sounds x Science Fiction aesthetics. We get a lot of the great sounds we find consistently in the best of Wicca Phase’s releases.

    NN: Wicca, you have a ton of really visceral and emotionally raw music, not strictly based on your instrumentals but your lyrical content. Where/How did you develop your sound ?

    W$PE: Developing my sound came from writing songs for years, and figuring out what I am good at and what I should stay away from. I cannot say that I am consciously trying to achieve any sound that I have heard before, even if my music might sound like someone else’s.

    NN: Comparing your original sounds in 2012, and looking over the past year, what do you think separates those styles, if anything ?

    W$PE: My first songs were just drum loops and keyboards because that was all I knew how to do, and I had no idea what I wanted my songs to sound like at all. I think it took until last year, early 2014, for me to figure out how I wanted to write songs and what I wanted my next few projects to sound like.

    NN: How do you define the world in which your sound/music exists (specifically tracks like “Not Even The Fire”, produced by JAYYEAH & HNRK) ?

    W$PE: I can’t say anything specific about that song, but everything I do with WICCA PHASE SPRINGS ETERNAL is about me, and it’s controlled by me, so it’s really my world in that I only put out releases I want people to hear, at a pace that I determine, and presented the way I want. I don’t mean that there’s no outside influence, because things like other music, television shows, world events, personal relationships…find their way in, but they are filtered through me and presented in the way that I see those things or have reacted to them.

    NN: Where are you from, and what does that have to do with anything ( or mean to you ) ?

    W$PE: I am from Pennsylvania, and I don’t think it has anything to do with anything.

    NN: Yes, what was your favorite track you produced or rap on, this year or even last year ?

    W$PE:  “LIL BBY” by Cold Hart was my favorite song that I produced last year. I think it’s the only song I produced that I gave to someone else. My favorite songs that I sang on last year were Cold Hart’s “BLACK LIPSTICK ON MY BLUNTS”, “Saddest Day on Saturn” with Mackned, or Spooky Black’s “Echoes In My Mind.”

    NN: Will you ever merge the sounds from WP$E into Tigers Jaw ?

    W$PE: I am not in tigers jaw anymore.

    NN: Anything (huge) you would like to announce?

    W$PE: My next album is called Abercrombie & Me.

    NN: Would you care to give some details surrounding your next release, “Abercrombie & Me” ?

    W$PE: I’ve wanted to do a synth-heavy, club-sounding album for a while, so that’s what  Abercrombie & Me is. I don’t know what an LA album sounds like, but I think this is it. 

    NN: THE//MOON just recent released a tracked featuring you called “LOVING YOU MADLY F// WICCA PHASE SPRINGS ETERNAL. Can you tell us what went into making that track, and how you are connected to the the artist ?

    W$PE: He was one of the first producers I’ve worked with and we’ve stayed in touch since 2012. It takes me a long time to write lyrics to his songs so we don’t have many released yet.

    NN: You are featured on the Cold Hart album Missed Calls, what was it like to work with him, how do you know each other?

    W$PE: I work with Cold Hart so much. I think I first heard his music on Tumblr, probably around 2011-2012, and then we started sending each other songs regularly after I released HELLVERSION. When I start doing tours it will be with him and Horse Head.

    NN: What is your affiliation to GOTHBOICLIQUE & THRAXXHOUSE, I have gone through a slew of throwed jaunts with features you’ve done with COLD HART, BB Sun, & a few others?

    W$PE: GOTHBOICLIQUE is a group I started with Cold Hart. I think there’s around 15 people in it now, but I was throwing it around lightly in the beginning and I need to figure out who the official members are so we can start releasing entire gothboiclique albums. I think I was asked to be in THRAXXHOUSE after I Mackned and I released a song. There’s a THRAXXHOUSE group chat that has helped me become close with everyone in the group. Almost everyone I’m working with now, as far as production and features go, is either GOTHBOICLIQUE or THRAXXHOUSE.

    NN: THRAXXHOUSE OR GOTHBOICLIQUE have any tour dates planned for this year ?

    W$PE:  We’re working on it…I know some people in THRAXXHOUSE are planning a tour around SXSW, and I think Key Nyata and Mackned play a lot of shows on the west coast, but I don’t know for sure. I hope to do my first tour this year, and that would be a GOTHBOICLIQUE tour.

    For more new releases from #THRAXXHOUSE and #GOTHBOICLIQUE keep your eyes peeled on the #NVRBLOG! Thank you Wicca Phase and all of GOTHBOICLIQUE & THRAXXHOUSE #NVRMNDCRU!


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