Author: A. Tonnerre

Ex-London based reader of art and culture. Specialist subjects include; media, philosophy, cultural aesthetics, contemporary art and French wine. When not searching for road-worn copies of eighteenth-century travelogues he can be found loitering in the inspirational uplands of art galleries throughout Europe.

Creative Psychology, Mysticism, and the Way Within

In the instance of the human body consciousness experiences these forces and their equilibrium or disequilibrium as a sense of either wellbeing or sickness. ...

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Aural Satisfaction and Broken Beats [Duran Duran Duran Interview]

Philly Blunts to Thrice-Named Breakcore: the rise of Ed Flis's Duran Duran Duran...

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How do you know if you’ve never tasted it?

Search unfriendly Duran Duran Duran release another epic milestone in belligerent music...

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(Clean) Flesh and Feminism. The SoapGirls (Interview)

Squeaky clean or down and dirty? You decide. The Soap Girls bare (almost) all....

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Let Out the Kraut: Trips (Long Distance Calling)

What happens a German electro-prog band hands out the brown acid. Album Review...

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Consult your doctor: Dorian Sorriaux talks Blues Pills

Interview with guitarist Dorian Sorriaux from Blues Pills at Ramblin' Man Fair 2015. ...

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Deep thrills: Amenra & High on Fire (Damnation 2015)

Damnation festival: 7th November 2015. Leeds University Union. ...

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Legends of music congregate for the faithful (Ramblin’ Man Fair 2015)

It was a weekend to wear your denim (double or triple) and not to care too deeply about musical fashions, time, or even bad behaviour. ...

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Sleepers awake as Camden Rocks.

Skindred, LTNT, Red House Glory, Outside the Coma, Beasts, The Dirty Youth - for each band there is a different tributary toward whatever end they see coming....

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Solefald : World Metal. Kosmopolis Sud

To say that they're referencing Dadaism or Situationism wouldn't be a cop out, but it wouldn't tell you anything either, and that is the danger of this record....

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The Blackheart Burlesque where suicidal onesies bump, jump and grind to Die Antwoord.

Suicide Girls : Blackheart Burlesque Live While the majority of the men in the audience quietly beamed, the girls in the audience hooted and hollered....

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The Manic Shine : Let Go Or Be Dragged

The guitar interplay is way above average fantastic, riffing off each other, pushing the music into stratospheric trippy heights and reminiscent of some tasty prog, it’s deliciousness itself....

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Feeding People : Island Universe

Youth shouldn't be safe, it should be more exploratory, it should shock and offend, and demand a better world....

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Vulgaari : Vulgaari

Vulgaari by Vulgaari is such a mind numbing record that it should be the centrepiece in a church to mental restraint. - An Everyman Review of Good Ole Metal...

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Neurosis: Honor Found in Decay

Trebuchet reviews the atmospheric tribal militarism of Neurosis: Honor Found in Decay...

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Fontanelle: Vitamin F

For a devout cadre of vinyl record owning, real ale drinking, herbal cigarette smoking losers Jazz fusion is the pinnacle of music. ...

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I Hate the Concept of Revolution. I Spit On It: Trey Spruance

Interview with Trey Spruance of Secret Chiefs 3, Faith No More, and Mr Bungle Fame on music and spirituality....

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Bloodstock 2011

Blinded by the righteous black Bloodstock 2011 gathers the tribes. ...

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The Paper Doll Militia: Aerial Theatre

No Strings Attached: Nomadic performers bring aerial theatre to new heights. Aerial theatre which blends mystery, childlike wonder, technical mastery and whimsical beauty The Paper Doll Militia work...

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Neurosis – KOKO, London, UK

In December 2010 I witnessed rock and roll’s nadir, the point where you look upon a crowd of stupid fucks and wish that each and every one of them would fucking die....

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