Sometimes, I’m not quite sure what the pages are in ‘Myth…’ They could be short stories, fractured fairytales, parables, visions or unnerving news reports or warped monologues or published scratch marks on school desks.
Continue reading “Human Billboards, Confusion, Hail: An Interview with Austin Collings”
This record steals with ridiculous and riotous abandon, and does so brilliantly.
Continue reading “Suuns + Jerusalem In My Heart”
Rats on Rafts are not trying to make friends, instead they’ve done the thing you always WANT a band to do and that’s do their own thing.
Continue reading “Rats on Rafts – Tape Hiss”
Our musical present seems to be a continuous re-digestion of the sweetmeats from the past. And, as with anything, some days it’s great and on others it can lead to a whole lot of bellyache.
Continue reading “Death And Vanilla – To Where The Wild Things Are”
I think this is going to be one of those LPs that start to nag away at you over time.
Continue reading “John T Gast – Excerpts”
It all sounds like the soundtrack for a mashed up hop in a school. Very, very predictable but really, really enjoyable.
Continue reading “Guantanamo Baywatch – Darling… It’s Too Late”
Mourn see slackness as something to be eradicated; cut OUT. Even the song called Squirrel (about squirrels I presume) sounds like a band of teenage Visigoths having a booze up.
Continue reading “Mourn – Mourn”
Quite possibly the most inconsequential review I’ve had to write on this magazine. You really don’t need me to say that you’ll dig it if you dig their other records.
Continue reading “Moon Duo – Shadow of the Sun”
Good stuff, and a definite kick on. Still; I do wonder what the Orb or The Barmy Army would have done with this material.
Continue reading “Public Service Broadcasting – The Race for Space”
Pop and rock is a game and it is entertainment. But it’s so great to hear a band that aren’t afraid of being themselves.
Continue reading “Vlasta Popić – Kvadrat”