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Part Chimp

December 26, 2010

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Snapping their fingers What is good enough for The Melvins is good enough for us. The London-based Part Chimp is one of those bands that rock on albums, but outburst on stage. There’s nothing like a Part Chimp gig, that’s what we saw when the band had their hot summer afternoon stage party on the […]

Shining

December 26, 2010

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Unbearable light When Stanley Kubrick was searching for literal sources that guaranteed an appeal to a wide audience, he bumped into Stephen King’s The Shining. The idea of a haunted house was the perfect metaphor to point out to at least a part of the human condition: evil in man. Kubrick underlined that he didn’t […]

Oren Ambarchi

December 26, 2010

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In The Pendulum’s Embrace Oren Ambarchi has made a new step in his continuing meandering solo-output. In the pendulum’s embrace is a new turn in the river. The water keeps on streaming, the swimming has never been so sweet. The following text is a composition of some ideas on the new record, with some of […]

Current 93

December 26, 2010

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The Mask Of Sorrow After almost two and a half decades of ‘post-industrial gothic rock’, Current 93 are more alive than ever. A brand new full cd, the first (and last?) tour ever and much new music coming up: David Tibet is a busy but happy man. Still, when asked about his motives, he’s all […]

Volcano The Bear

December 21, 2010

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Opposition from within Volcano The Bear is an adventure. You see someone falling to the floor, but in the rhythm of the music. You hear some instruments you’ve never heard together before, asking why no one tried this. You get artwork that never ceases to shake your visual conceptions. An adventure starts when things happen […]

Supersilent

December 19, 2010

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Getting into the form Every quest bears meaning. As is often the case, the importance of a search is less in the finding, but lies in the process of searching. In our quest for beauty, our search for ‘good music’, we hope to find a glimpse of perfection. This is where we meet Supersilent. They’ve […]