It’s one of those coffee table albums that everyone will buy, say “that’s rather nice” and then only play it in the background at dinner parties because it’s not too loud and won’t offend anybody
Lights were dimmed in most Amsterdam night-spots this month
This time around there doesn’t seem to be the pressure to get it just right, a feeling that sometimes adversely affected their earlier songs.
I Am Kloot may be a band that are seen as “social misfits” by the rest of the music scene, especially in the UK, where to be a Bright Young Thing is all important; but I, for one, will raise a glass to that.
We’ve had an interesting month to say the least starting with the shenanigans on Bevrijdingsdag
A mate called it punk’s Trout Mask Replica. I don’t know if that’s true, but if it makes people draw connections like that one, you know that it’s an essential if challenging record.
no fate… is simply overflowing with energy and a complete disregard for any rock’n’roll guidelines.
Read on and discover something wonderful.
It defies categories. It’s a horrible noise. It’s cut-ups to the Nth dgree. Part of it is just like Frank Zappa’s Lumpy Gravy (the funny bit, thank the Goddess.)