Categories in this section
- No categories
Dummy At 25: An Appreciation Portishead’s Classic Debut"
Seminal album Dummy turns 25 today. Our writer Simon Tucker looks back at the Portishead classic. “This was music for grown ups”. This isn’t a dissection. This isn’t a who did what and where piece. When it comes to Dummy there are enough of them out there already and I am sure more will be […]
Duck Thieves: Dance Like A Duck Thief EP Review"
Duck Thieves Dance Like A Duck Thief (Bandcamp) CD/DL Released: Out now. Fourth release from Coventry band who hope to make you dance like a duck thief. I caught the Duck Thieves live supporting The Specials on their triumphal return playing Coventry Cathedral ruins, and they warmed up the crowd very nicely with their […]
Things we didn’t know a month ago: July 2019"
Keith Goldhanger brings us up to date with a few recent discoveries that came to his attention during July 2019. An inconsistent theme running through the bands this month that have been blasting out of the kitchen window whilst we sit in the garden are bands we didn’t like very much but have now decided […]
Modern Nature: How To Live – album review"
Modern Nature: How To Live Bella Union LP/CD/DL Available 23rd August 2019 How To Live is the debut album by Modern Nature (Jack Cooper, Will Young, Rupert Gillett, Aaron Nevue, Jeff Tobias) and released via Bella Union. Simon Tucker reviews. “But the wind does not stop for my thoughts. It whips across the flooded gravel […]
Alexander Tucker: Guild of the Asbestos Weaver – album review"
Alexander Tucker: Guild of the Asbestos Weaver Thrill Jockey LP/CD/DL 23/08/2019 Eighth studio album by maverick pop genius Alexander Tucker sees him get inspired by dreamscapes, graphic novels, science fiction and H.P. Lovecraft. Simon Tucker reviews. Guild of the Asbestos Weaver is an outside realm. A dimension of cross-cultural musical reference points created by an […]