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Tim Hecker: Anoyo – album review"
Tim Hecker: Anoyo Kranky LP/DL/CD Available 10/05/2019 Anoyo is the follow up to Tim Hecker’s 2018 album Konoyo. Created during the same sessions with Japanese gagaku ensemble Tokyo Gakuso that birthed Konoyo, Anoyo is the skeletal flipside to its predecessors lushness. Simon Tucker reviews. 2018 saw the release of Tim Hecker’s Konoyo, an album made […]
The Coathangers: Soup Kitchen, Manchester – live review"
The Coathangers | Mold Soup Kitchen, Manchester 29th April 2019 It’s a Monday night and Mold, who are opening tonight’s gig, have temporarily lost their drummer. Apparently he has sustained a serious head wound and is not available to play tonight. The two remaining members have managed to locate a temporary drummer, who they have […]
The Lemon Twigs: Riverside, Newcastle – live review"
A blistering set from The Lemon Twigs as they wear their influences well and truly on their sleeves in this impressive set!
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”. […]
John Grant: Sage Gateshead – live review"
The incredible John Grant puts on yet another genre defying, interstellar show where he navigates disco to soaring post rock with ease!