All you really have to know is, Swans turned up, and played the hell out of their brilliant new LP, to the point of creating something in that room that was – especially these days, rare as Ichor.
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I think our inspiration comes from completely random things, like a broken traffic light, or some drums from Burundi, or a crying yoga teacher lying naked on the floor. There’s no logic to it.
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And who amongst us would not, in the light of recent revelations, draw succour from the idea that “you cannot reconstruct a culture without incinerating a few disc-jockeys”?
Continue reading “The North Sea Scrolls – The North Sea Scrolls”
…the overnight drive with a friend from Hamburg to Frankfurt to connect with a 7am flight and in work in Oldham by mid-morning still ranks fairly high on my personal list of things I actually can’t believe I got away with.
Continue reading “Letter from Oldham (and Arnsberg) – The Last Days Of The Chameleons”
It is not the ideal time for a half drunk Incendiary member to stumble into the dressing room and interrupt your ironing but this was exactly the situation that Cody Chesnutt and I found ourselves in. He was armed with an iron and a half de-creased red cardigan. I was armed with a memo recorder and a brain that was beginning to lose its faculties
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The olive oil, the holy water, the milk in the goat’s horn are all part of a ritual to protect me and the musicians on stage from going insane, some of sort of African voodoo I don’t believe in.
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It feels as if it’s being informed on another level at times, and that gives this recording a sort of unique space, one you can get sucked into.
Continue reading “The Luyas – Animator”
When the opening rush has been beaten off so to speak, and things settle down, we can get to grips with what is a very good LP.
Continue reading “Ringo Deathstarr – Mauve”
There are plenty of dreamscapes, like Endless Shore and Is That What You Said, tracks that just need some freak to drop ink onto a stretch condom to make everything just so
Continue reading “Melody Prochet – Melody’s Echo Chamber”
Simple stuff it may be, but sometimes adding just a little bit extra significantly increases the value of the whole.
Continue reading “Homemade Empire – Defenestration”