Tegentonen Festival – Paradiso 3/3/06

For some reason, Sunn 0))) are the band to catch live at present, and consequently the Paradiso was packed with chattering Industry types fresh from the Meeja jungle. The whole thing was akin to that Emperors New Clothes fable. Lots of bright things who normally wouldn’t be seen dead listening to avant garde noise were hanging around the door of the main hall, telling each other how long they’d lasted the sonic assault…

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Incendiary speak to Nick from Politburo

“I would consider the band circuit as being akin to concentric circles. To progress to the central circle, one would have to serve as a catamite to those bands who inhabit the loftier central ring. Petitioners into the mysteries of the music would suffer degradation upon degradation. In essence they would be tested and essentially striped of ego. This would result in the wheat being separated from the chaff. And, to boot, a heapful of sad souls who must opt for some employment more gainful to society.”
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