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Sheila Scoville

is the Assistant Art Editor of Gulf Coast. She is pursuing an MA in Art History at the University of Houston. She has played synthesizers in Moonsicles, Suspirians, Ichi Ni San Shi, and No Mas Bodas.

In Conversation

Lighter And Heavier

Adrienne Davies is one of two permanent members of Earth, a Seattle band formed in 1989 by Dylan Carlson and credited with inventing ambient metal—a contradiction that caught on and evolved into the doom genre associated with groups like Boris and Sunn 0))). When Earth re-emerged following Carlson’s recovery from addiction after 2000, his guitar playing confessed a tender spot for the gothic moments of American country music.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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