Category: Sound

Without music, life would be a mistake. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Nightingale Songdreaming — Sam Lee Brings the Wild to Hackney

The immersive soundscapes of Sam Lee's contemporary folk music fill the Round Chapel in east London...

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Cracking Aural Amnesia

The revolutionary potential of sound art...

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The London Jazz Festival Opens

Jazz on the streets of London 2023...

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Queer Blues

Uncovering Hidden LGBTQ Figures in The Blues...

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Alva Noto’s Opulent Soundscapes

A review of Alva Noto - This Stolen Country of Mine...

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Jungstötter’s One Star

A Review of Jungstötter’s latest album One Star....

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In Pictures: The Mars Volta

Photographs and a review of The Mars Volta at the Troxy, London, June 18th 2023. ...

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In Pictures: Teri Gender Bender, Troxy, London

Review and photos of Teri Gender Bender at Troxy, London, June 18th 2023...

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Who Laughs Last: Killing Joke 100 club

Dark fire and dystopian revels, Killing Joke are the band for eras of discontent. ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Amon Tobin Premieres New Video

Exclusive video premiere by Amon Tobin...

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Interdimensional Craft: Gerry Rafferty and Ásgeir 

Transcendence in Gerry Rafferty’s Rest in Blue and Asgeir’s Time on My Hands ...

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Nick Cave Signs East: Live Review APE

After a Covid-enforced haitus from live performing, and on the heels of a short post-lockdown tour with his long time musical partner, Warren Ellis, Nick Cave finally hit the stage with his backing...

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Black Sabbath Rest: Heavy Metal’s Creation Myth

Black Sabbath, the heroes of non-music....

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The Discipline of Inspiration: An Interview with Samuel Andreyev. Part Two

An interview with composer and educator Samuel Andreyev. Part two....

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The Discipline of Inspiration: An Interview with Samuel Andreyev

An interview with composer and educator Samuel Andreyev....

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The Unquenchable Fire of Killing Joke 

Refusing defeat, Killing Joke conquer Hammersmith. Live Review 9th April 2022. ...

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A Band Beyond Definition: Billy Strings

A review of Billy Strings, Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK. 26th and 27th March 2022....

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Cultural Messengers: Midnight Oil Keep Burning

Moods stretch from the wilderness reverie of ‘Tarkine’ and the poignant ‘Lost At Sea’ to the anthemic protest celebration...

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Music from Weird Masses: Jarboe

Experimental icon Jarboe remasters and rereleases her 1986 record Blood Women Roses. ...

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New Folk for Old Tunes: Richard Thompson

A review of the rerelease of Richard Thompson's 1976 collection of rare and unreleased material (Guitar/Vocal)...

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Fire and Guitars: The Undertones

Punk Rock and Roll. A review of legendary band The Undertones at the Electric Ballroom...

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Cinematic Horror’s Punk Revival: Bunuel

Bunuel’s Killers Like Us as an exploration of evil through dissonance, unpredictability and dark poetry. ...

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The Serenely Uncanny Sound of Destruction: Foster Neville

How do fake folk memories and an uncanny set of influences inform a new electronic music release? Alexei Monroe reviews Foster Neville's The Edge of Destruction on Bibliotapes....

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The Wind, Bells, Falls of Lee and Bertucci 

Lea Bertucci and Robbie Lee's highly explorative and improvisational album renders reality with the weird. ...

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Chanting Guitars and Dusk Distortions: Bossk

Photos and review of underground post-metal band Bossk as they deliver sermons from the electric mount at London’s Garage (15.12.21)...

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Velvet Layers of Sound: DVNE

DVNE have a timely title for their band and having perfected their prog-metal sound have gained recognition from a global metal audience. Featuring intricate melodies, catchy riffs and solid...

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Walking Jazz in Soho

Club crawling in the heart of Soho...

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Black Sabbath Hate Witches

Black Sabbath's unfounded prejudice against magical traditions and the friendly witches of our community...

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Loitered Lens: Ferocious Dog

Carrying the tradition of English folk-rock... with grit and bite...

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Freakscene: The Story of Dinosaur Jnr

Alt-rock godfathers Dinosaur Jnr are given their due in a familial look at their awkward but sublime artistry. Review of Freakscene - The Story of Dinosaur Jnr...

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