Live Review: Genghis Tron, 11th May 2008

Joseph’s Well, Leeds. Support: Nachtmystium, Middleheim I attend loads of gigs nowadays, relatively speaking, but I was looking forward to none as much as this one. And – though Nachtmystium and Zoroaster come well-recommended – the excitement building in me was for one band: Genghis Tron. I had attempted to see them in 2006 but,Continue reading “Live Review: Genghis Tron, 11th May 2008”

Be Your Own PET! – Get Awkward

Those crazy kids from Tennessee are back! With their second album! Why all the exclamation marks?! Why, because that’s the kind of effect this lot has on you! But what’s this – they’ve expanded their sonic palette? Oh. But we’ll get to that later; all you need to know right now is that their debutContinue reading “Be Your Own PET! – Get Awkward”

Shackleton – Death is Not Final / T++ remix

I swear the wait was forever between SKULLS 07 and 08, those being the Villalobos ‘Blood on My Hands’ mix and the Appleblim & Peverelist single. And before I know it, the next one is out, this time the latest in an apparently constant flow of quality from one Sam Shackleton. Visually this stands outContinue reading “Shackleton – Death is Not Final / T++ remix”

Boris – Smile

Another six months, another Boris album, or so it seems. Since late 2005, we’ve had collaborations with sunnO))), Merzbow and Michio Kurihara, as well as the Japanese version of Pink, the western version of that album, two separate releases of Vein (one fast and hardcore, the other slow and droney), Dronevil Final, split releases withContinue reading “Boris – Smile”