interview

Tara VanFlower Talks LYCIA’s New Album, Inspiration, Love & Death

Lycia is an American darkwave band formed in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona. The main personnel of the band is Mike VanPortfleet, Tara VanFlower, and David Galas. Devoted to cold, somber, and synthetic sounds, these pioneers of the ethereal are responsible for some of the most acclaimed underground albums of the ‘90s. We talked to Tara VanFlower about their newest material, […]

Stefan Schmidt Talks VAN CANTO’s New Album, Creative Process & Future Goals

German a capella metal masters VAN CANTO return with their energetic Rakkatakka-power and are set to release their eighth inimitable offering, ‘To The Power Of Eight’, on June 4, 2021, via Napalm Records. We talked to mastermind Stefan Schmidt about their newest material and many more in an enchanting interview. CVLT: Hello, Stefan! Van […]

Emil Jonsson Talks ViVii’s New Album, Influences & More

Self-described as a “music project based in Stockholm”, ViVii consists of Emil and Caroline Jonsson alongside Anders Eckeborn, their skillful producer and third member. Late 80s vinyl records, indie-pop gems, old VHS cassettes, and even classical music are just some of the trio’s influences, all swirled into dreamy, luscious soundscapes. […]

Dead Bodies Acting Like People: PHANTOM HIGH Talks Inspiration & More

A covenant of demigods fronted by a fallen angel. My first contact with your work was that live version of The Exorcist. When and how did the mask become your trademark? It was a multiple-stage development as far as everything that led us to this point! We were watching an […]

[Interview] KADEBOSTANY: ” I’m looking for magic at all costs.”

‘Take Me To The Moon‘ feat. Valeria Stoica is the first song from the forthcoming Ep ‘DRAMA- Act 2‘ to be released later this year. The album is a sequel to the much acclaimed ‘DRAMA – Act 1‘, which was released in 2020.The new song ‘Take Me To The Moon‘ is stunningly […]