Current 93: Doomed Folk Gets Heavy : All Songs Considered My coworkers are used to loud, pounding music leaking out of my headphones, but this time it wasn't the new disc from Mastodon. Instead, it was the upcoming Current 93 album,

Current 93: Doomed Folk Gets Heavy

Current 93: Doomed Folk Gets Heavy

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My coworkers are used to loud, pounding music leaking out of my headphones, but this time it wasn't the new disc from Mastodon. Instead, it was the upcoming Current 93 album, Aleph at Hallucinatory Mountain. David Tibet's ongoing exploration of haunting Gnostic folk hasn't been this loud in quite a few years, and yet Matt Sweeney's doom-riddled guitar is the perfect grating foil to Tibet's dramatic ruminations on the apocalypse. Clearly, someone has been listening to Sleep.

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Hear the opening track, "Invocation of Almost," by Current 93, including a delightfully cryptic warning from a young child about the dangers of file-sharing. "God is love," indeed.

Current 93- Aleph at Hallucinatory Mountain