Northern Transmissions' review of the new album by Pharmakon 'Bestial Burden'

Review of ‘Bestial Burden’ By Pharmakon

The cover of Bestial Burden is another type of shock. Apparently none of the organs are human, but only an expert might recognize that. Margaret Chardiet, the 23-year-old New Yorker who is Pharmakon, has spoken of the operation and illness that were a catalyst to the creation of the album, so the visual disturbance and fear are evidently designed to remind us of our tender, bloody, ugly interiors. There’s something peculiarly New York about the album:

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Pharmakon announces new LP "Bestial Burden", out 10/14 0n Sacred Bones shares album teaser, Pharmakon will tour with Swans, starting Sep 25, in Brussels,

Pharmakon announces new LP “Bestial Burden”

Four days before New York noise musician Margaret Chardiet was supposed leave for her first European tour as Pharmakon, she had a medical emergency which resulted in a major surgery. Suddenly, instead of getting on a plane, she was bedridden for,

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