Killing Joke, always ahead of the curve…
I would love to live in a world where Annette Peacock was honored and celebrated as one of the greatest artists of our time. Sadly, the current state of affairs was captured in the title used for the re-release of one of her earlier efforts: I Belong to a World That’s Destroying Itself. As I […]
Thanks kindly to Ralph Schaarschmidt for introducing me to Trigger Cut, a band that sounds like The Jesus Lizard, Die Haut, and a reformed Big Black slowing their sound a bit into something more manageable, yet equally powerful, as their speedy stuff. This has punch.
U Know Me Records has produced a magnificent compilation concentrating on drum sounds. The artists range in genre from post-punk to soul and modern hip-hop, but done in a style that makes them barely recognizable to each category. A refreshing introduction to that which is good in Poland.
The enigmatic artist’s work is the soundtrack to Brussel’s underground. via The Mysterious Music of Belgium’s Benjamin Lew — Bandcamp Daily
Many years ago, my brother and I shared a book on Bauhaus that was probably put together by a fan of the band. It had mentioned some rare curios like a 7-inch recording of band bassist David J collaborating with a member of the original Weimar Bauhaus movement in Germany, René Halkett, who had been […]
Julian Cope popped into mind earlier today, and it got me thinking about how good his old band The Teardrop Explodes actually were. Reward was their biggest hit, released in 1981. It’s mind-blowing to think that this is nearly 40 years old now. Lyrics Bless my cotton socks, I’m in the news The king sits […]