Browsing All posts tagged under »2011«

Shellac

March 30, 2011

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Maximising autonomy When Steve Albini first heard a Ramones tape on the bus during a school trip in his teens, he became a punk rocker. How would Shellac have sounded if he had heard Perry Como or any other brushed off smoking? No one knows, but Albini once said that everything he has done could […]

Asva

February 27, 2011

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Anything but child’s play Far away from the iconography so typical to Doom, you find Asva. No crosses or witchery, no darkness surrounding the graveyards at midnight here. So be polite, and don’t call them a doom band, George Stuart Dalquist (bass) and Greg Gilmore (drums) are bothered by it. Because of the preconceived notion […]

Earth

January 22, 2011

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A slow Odyssey The few times that Dylan Carlson appeared in mass media, the story was told about a man in a famous rock band that committed suicide with the gun Carlson gave or sold to him. Also, he had introduced him into harsh narcotics. Can be right. But we are much more interested in […]