(I watch as he lights the joint several times, it burns and the smoke fills the room. It smells lovely. I just relax and breathe it in. Then the tour manager comes in to make a sandwich, Xavier says to him he probably need some of this, and raises the smouldering leaves in this direction. He says, “I’m not anxious today at all”.)
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“I thought I was good, but this man can multi-task like I’ve never imagined possible. ”
Continue reading “Xavier Rudd – Melkweg, The Max 28/03/06”
“Group Sounds is the NYC party boy band notorious for wild live acts that usually include a strip show by keyboardist “sexy” Joe.”
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“Something of an anomaly in the ‘alt’ scene in their day, Galaxie 500 now seem to be one of those hip bands that every up and coming combo will quote as an influence. Following their musical ancestry back a generation it is easy to draw comparisons with pioneers of the so-called ‘slowcore’ sound, The Velvet Underground. ”
Continue reading “Galaxie 500 – Today”
You can just imagine Gruff asking the band; “hey lads, erm… lets do a bad-ass song about an advert featuring a fluffy black chick”.
Continue reading “The Back Catalogue of Super Furry Animals”
“One guy, apparently, was checking the band out with a view to booking them. Yet he stood right at the front (and to my chagrin) directly in front of me, talking away to his mate, his back turned to the stage, cheerfully ignorant of all around him”
Continue reading “Tenuzu No Chiizu and Boy Omega – LVP, Leiden 17/3/06”
We are honoured to showcase the writing of legendary Manchester vibe merchant, Cath Aubergine who makes a graceful debut in Incendiary this month; talking about her love for all things vinyl.. Rock on Cath!
Continue reading “Seven Inches of Pleasure”
With specific reference to guitar-based music, the whole scene is getting like the bloody Antiques Roadshow. No wonder old bands are re-forming. They can cash in on a lucrative live scene. And no wonder that, alongside these genuine, fine and trusty old antiques, a new set of reproductions are being wheeled out to satisfy the market. That’s why the Bunnymen supported Coldplay not that long ago.
Continue reading “Cash Rock versus Forward Thinking Motherfuckers…”