Albums in the year 2011

Cheating a bit here. Posting it for the end of 2011, but I’ve written it much more recently. Watch out for me filling in all the missing years. I started most of them at the right time, but ended up with a backlog of nearly a year. I had started writing this article years andContinue reading “Albums in the year 2011”

Burzum – Belus

Byelobog Productions, 2010 Belus, the latest album from one man black metal machine Burzum, carries with it a great deal of baggage before even the first note is heard. The most infamous detail surrounding Burzum (aka Varg Vikernes; formerly Count Grishnakh) is the fact that he recently spent a decade and a half behind barsContinue reading “Burzum – Belus”

The Black Dog – Music for Real Airports

Soma (2010) The Black Dog’s Martin Dust mentioned, in his recent interview with FACT, that he was disappointed with Brian Eno’s 1979 precursor to this album, Music for Airports, as it lacked reality. “It just seemed so out of place”, Martin observed, “like something from a sci-fi film”. I’m not sure whether it’s involvement inContinue reading “The Black Dog – Music for Real Airports”

Burzum – Belus

This is so old! From about a year ago. I’m playing catch-up on sticking things here. He has a (presumably rubbish) new album out now. Anyway. Byelobog Productions, 2010Belus, the latest album from one man black metal machine Burzum, carries with it a great deal of baggage before even the first note is heard. TheContinue reading “Burzum – Belus”