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There is more than one artist with this name.

1. legendary obscure ambient/experimental "krautrock" duo of the early 80's in similar realms to Cluster and Harmonia. Buschi B. Buchweitz & Mike Bohrmann made 3 albums under this name ( Circles [1983] / More Circles [1984] / The Third Cycle [1987] ) on own independent label Einhorn Music as well as their parallel project D.O.C. aka Das Organisierte Chaos.

2. Circles - Australian metallers mixing up cutting edge production techniques with some altogether killer guitar work Read more on

Circles on Thrash Hits

Album: Circles – Infinitas

October 2nd, 2013

Circles 2013 promo photo Thrash Hits

Basick Records
14 October 2013

by Ruth Booth

No matter how much stock we put on what’s inside, first impressions count. For former Future Hits subjects, Circles, their last EP The Compass established them as an earthier Periphery, sort of a Pendulum-y djent or a prog Enter Shikari with more bass-dropping. So, when their debut album Infinitas kicks off with flute, soft vocals and spine-chilling bar chimes, alongside one of the most triumphant anti-hero lead-offs you’ll hear in 2013, you get the sense someone wants a do-over.

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Future Hits 089: Circles

September 1st, 2011

Circles band promo photo basick records 2011 australia thrash hits

From: Melbourne, Australia
Lazy Equation: Finch + SiKth
URL: Website // Facebook

Thrash Hits Verdict:
Remember that time Basick Records released a bad record? Yeah, we don’t either. Circles are from Australia and they fit solidly into the Basick blueprint of brilliant melodic technical metal. There are hints of Incubus and Finch about the vocals and masses of SiKth and Meshuggah about the riffs. Basickally (LOL, sorry), they’re bloody good. We’re just waiting for the flaming galahs to get their bums over to the UK.

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PROTOLOGY with James Monteith of TesseracT: #1 – Mindful (Non) Self Indulgence

March 1st, 2011

We’re big fans of UK prog metallers, TesseracT. One night, we were out with their guitarist, James Monteith, dousing our insides with whiskey and we thought he had as much crap to say as we do so we asked him if he’d write a column. After we reminded him the next morning afternoon, he agreed again. Here it is. He’s kicking off with explanations, complaints and shit jokes. Class.

Progtology with James Monetieth Thrash Hits

Hello, I’m James and I play guitar in prog metal – or as we’re more commonly called – “djent” band Tesseract.

First off, let’s get the djent thing out of the way, which I guess I must address, given the column name. There’s a lot of division in our community of bands and critics about this word, whether it’s: truely representative of the overall sound; a gimmick, or just plain stupid.

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