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GET YER STITCHES OUT!

posted September 15th, 2020

Rock and roll was a relief after the rigor of Henry Cow.  
 
That was one of the thoughts in Anthony Moore's brain in late 1975. Of course, leaving Henry Cow had meant the dissolution of the band he'd founded, Slapp Happy, as the two groups had essentially merged over the previous year. Still, there was plenty yet to do with music, and with Anthony's propensity for odd left turns, a solo career in the pop world seemed like a... (read more)

Artists in this story: Anthony Moore

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THE SILENCE 5: ELECTRIC BOOGALOO

posted September 10th, 2020

Launched in 2015 by Ghost's Masaki BatohThe Silence have rocketed to their fifth album in an impressive arc, continuing their singular journey to known and unknown places in the musical universe with Electric Meditations. Recorded in an all-analog process at GOK Studios in Tokyo, the sounds are a measure of the The Silence's soul! Descending to great depths and expanding immeasurably from minimal to maximal, The Silence resonate off blues and hard rock vibes in the process.

The first Electric... (read more)

Artists in this story: The Silence

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JER MIND IS A TERRIBLE THING TO TASTE

posted September 8th, 2020

Dope Body's sonic mutations boil out from their flesh like a lather of sweat, dripping into yer mouth with the tang of toxic waste. Illuminated by hammer-on harmony leads, funky post-hardcore, and glinting metallic edges, their latest single "Jer Bang" breaks the chain and bursts through the daily routine like a grim landmark. Raw aggression detonates, unblinking at the blinding flash in the chorus (to be shouted from rooftops around the world): "Watch me - revolt!"
 

Filmed in an isolated location by lead... (read more)

Artists in this story: Dope Body

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RE-FUSION ENGINE

posted September 2nd, 2020

Orbiting our planet - a guitar in space. As the world turns, it's only a few minutes between continents - we're not that far apart at all! Receiving and transmitting the actions from the surface has moments of disconnect before the signal becomes clear: the play of rich tonalities, and the complimentary music of nations that Tashi Dorji finds in the neck of his acoustic guitar.

Piss and vinegar spray from Tashi's resolute, resourceful acoustic guitar improvisation, while behind the initial flurries lies a tactile,... (read more)

Artists in this story: Tashi Dorji