Abul Mogard is a Serbian composer and former steel mill worker whose work I came across three or so years ago. Understated but powerful stuff.
Never, ever allow anyone to tell you that there is no good music being made today. Ever! Twilight Fields is a band out of Northern Canada, but you wouldn’t know it judging by the influences they’ve sponged up into their body of work. One can easily hear touches of Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd, the acid […]
‘Poison Gown‘ is a release which came to me via my inbox, and I find it to be a wonderful stroke of luck that Myles Donovan and his bandmates in Disemballerina decided to ask me for a review. The release sets itself quite favorable with bands who do this type of gothic/classical hybrid. The tracks […]
I have about zero interest in Burberry Menswear. It’s not my thing, though I can see where it would appeal to those who get a kick out of clothing. This video was supposed to highlight Burberry’s line of clothing, but that gets smashed immediately by the arresting voice of Benjamin Clementine, a man who, shockingly, […]
There’s a “Yes, but…” here, as Young Americans would be the album which came from the ashes of this unreleased album. Still, it’s so nice that this new David Bowie box set, Who Can I Be Now?, includes this unreleased gem. Read more about it here, courtesy of i-d/Vice Magazine.
Imagine a Japanese Tina Turner clone singing on top of a muffled, claustrophobia-inducing drum & bass track upholding a 60s soul groove. This is the glorious mess Thomas Gerendás and his collaborators have made.
I don’t know what is going on in France that is drawing in such amazing talent from outside her borders (it’s probably the incredibly good quality of local performers who are developing massive catalogs and worldwide respect for their bodies of work), but the country is seeing a small explosion of creativity. One case-in-point is […]