“Billy C is a cause célèbre these days, though none of the media kerfuffle has deflected him from repeatedly making a distorted noise full of riffs and hooks.”
A good pop LP, wish it were a touch more out there.
“Their trademark ebullience has been replaced by a reflective use of space and percussion. Remember, “Silence is a rhythm too”… Still, it’s hellish good.”
“Think girls with Alice bands and boys with stripey tops and you’re there. ”
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“Krankenhaus? is exactly as this band should sound; weird, loveable and belonging in a place utterly removed from the cynical machinations of the music industry. ”
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And who has been listening to The Monks? I recognise that holler on the up-beat shuffle of Chains. Still it’s nice to hear Gary Burger’s lot getting credit of some sort.
“Cinq Six Is a determined, jerky plod, sounding for all the world like a family of bears driving to the supermarket.”
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“The CD is enclosed in an A6 folder with a postcard, and copious notes about the sinking of the Titanic, an event that captured the imagination of artist Gavin Bryars so much that in 1969 he created an “open, semi aleatoric work”, under the guise of both a sound installation and a concert piece, sometimes in performances of varying lengths. ”