This was the stuff; hobo rock set on a tripwire. A truly great gig and one of those gigs where listening in was the order of the day.
Continue reading “Pile, Life Savings, Lost Bear, SUB071, 31/5/15”
Watching someone pour his heart and soul out over a Thomas Dinger/Sons & Fascination backdrop does need a bit of darkness and mystery.
Continue reading “De Nacht van Kunst en Wetenschap Groningen 6/6/15”
Decline feels like a huge work of progress (and insight into a zeitgeist) that is now stranded.
Continue reading “British Sea Power – The Decline of British Sea Power Reissue”
Platform is a modern day Trojan Horse; whereby the reconfiguration of the old is smuggled into our consciousnesses, under the guise of the new.
Continue reading “Holly Herndon – Platform”
I can appreciate that that listening in to a record made by Sarah Neufeld and Colin Stetson is going to be a bit too austere for some tastes.
Continue reading “Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld – Never Were The Way She Was”
All we can really say is that listening to a new LP by the Thee Oh Sees is a true seat-of-the-pants ride.
Continue reading “Thee Oh Sees – Mutilator Defeated At Last”
Barreuh don’t promise an easy ride but, when experienced as a whole, and over time, their catalogue is certainly something that allows a (Dutch) reappraisal on avant-garde electronic music.
Continue reading “Focus on Barreuh Records”
This new one sounds like a tougher, more raw-edged record than earlier efforts; and one that seems to want to explore their grungier side.
Continue reading “Labasheeda – Changing Lights”
But in these days where the hippest of the hip flock to see Ethiopian dance bands or Ghanaian kologo, surely there’s nothing wrong with taking in a bit of Dutch beat?
Continue reading “De Kliko’s – De Kliko’s”
Only the Throbbing Gristle/Coil axis come close to this spaceward/Satanic Mill industrial sound.
Continue reading “Gnod – Infinity Machines”