Cynic
Ascension Codes

For the first time, Cynic sounds human.
Marissa Nadler
The Path of the Clouds

Could be her best.
Kayo Dot
Moss Grew on the Swords and Plowshares Alike

the flow of time is distorted
Strand of Oaks
In Heaven

Can I stop the boat from sinking? Look, you can see the shore
The Felice Brothers
From Dreams to Dust

You shall live again.
Heartless Bastards
A Beautiful Life

A jumbled mess, if occasionally a glorious one
Gregory Alan Isakov
This Empty Northern Hemisphere

Isakov knows how to pull at your heartstrings and does so with frequency
D Project
The Sagarmatha Dilemma

Nostalgic, majestic, and ultimately unforgettable.