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Jon Savage: This Searing Light, The Sun And Everything Else: Joy Division: The Oral History – book review"
Jon Savage: This Searing Light, The Sun And Everything Else: Joy Division: The Oral History Faber and Faber 7/03/2019 Acclaimed author Jon Savage presents the latest book on the subject of celebrated post-punk pioneers Joy Division. Simon Tucker wonders if there is anything more to gain from the retelling of this now well known story. […]
Erland Cooper Announces New Album ‘Sule Skerry’"
Erland Cooper has announced details of a new album, Sule Skerry, out on Phases on 17 May 2019, coinciding with a sold out show at the Barbican’s Milton Court on 16 May. Sule Skerry is the second album in a triptych shaped by his childhood home, the Orkney Islands, and in particular by the air, sea and land, as it […]
The Angel With Scabbed Wings: Marilyn Manson’s Antichrist Superstar Revisited"
Concept album. The scourge of Bible belt America. Blamed for it all. Hated by thousands and loved by millions. Marilyn Manson’s second album saw the band slash their way into America’s consciousness. Simon Tucker looks back at what he believes is the last truly great American rock album. “We hate love / we love hate”. […]
Visage Pâle: Holistic Love – album review"
Visage Pâle: Holistic Love Castles in Space 10″ LP / DL Available now Lars-Martin Isler aka Visage Pâle releases his debut album via Castles In Space. Featuring both French and English lyrics, Holistic Love is a vital reminder of what made the original synth-pop explosion so important. Simon Tucker reviews. OK so there was some […]
Gaygirl To Release Brilliant New Single ‘Sick Note’ Via Roadkill Records – Listen!"
London based alt-pop guitar band Gaygirl have announced a new single to be released this Friday (08/02) via Roadkill Records. The band will also be celebrating the release on the 13th February at The Social. Gaygirl make alt-grunge noise-pop, whilst retaining shoegaze undertones. “Indie Noir” has been a term used to describe the emotive, visceral […]