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Beak> Announce UK Tour Dates"
Beak> have announced a UK tour which will see them take their third album >>> on the road shortly after its release. The November UK tour follows on from a handful of shows with the Oh Sees and a two-week long tour in the US. See full list of shows below. Along with the tour announcement, Beak> […]
Throbbing Gristle Release ‘Oltre La Morte, Birth and Death’"
Throbbing Gristle have shared the prepared piano piece ‘Oltre La Morte, Birth and Death’ – digitally available for the first time – ahead of the second phase of their ongoing reissues with Mute. 14 September 2018 will see remastered editions of Journey Through a Body (on silver vinyl and CD) and Mission of Dead Souls […]
David Stubbs: Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music – book review"
Stubbs’ other great achievement is his complete lack of musical snobbery which can be apparent in many a book about a specific genre. He writes as lovingly and precisely about the works of Miles Davis as he does Fatboy Slim never comparing their inherent, or lack of, “greatness” instead just placing them as pieces in the giant puzzle that is the story of electronic music and one which has pieces being added every second of every day.
Things we didn’t know a month ago: June 2018"
Keith Goldhanger reports on one or two recent musical discoveries in between gluing himself to a big screen to watch the football and forgetting the results before bedtime.
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – One Writers Perspective"
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond is a beautiful and poignant documentary. Its power not only lies in the footage which was originally recorded by Kaufman’s partner Lynne Margulies (played by Courtney Love in Man on the Moon) and the scenes showing Carrey (in full Andy Kaufman character) meeting Kaufman’s family. It is a beautiful film because of its central message.