Get Lost Forever in ONI’s “Eternal Recurrence”

In Japanese folklore, the ONI is a malevolent shapeshifting demon, able to take on many guises as it spreads pain and misery. In Canada, apparently it means heavy as balls progressive metal with an electronic marimba (called a Xylosynth) player. No, don’t expect to hear the dulcet tones of wooden blocks being struck with mallets, he pretty much uses it as a MIDI controller to trigger a synth module – but holy crap can he (and the other members of the band) play!

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Check out their new single “Eternal Recurrence”, and look for them on tour right now through May 11th with Devil You Know!

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As Editor-in-Chief of Gear Gods, I've been feeding your sick instrument fetishism and trying unsuccessfully to hide my own since 2013. I studied music on both coasts (Berklee and SSU) and now I'm just trying to put my degree to some use. That's a music degree, not an English one. I'm sure you noticed.