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”
They’ll let anyone write nowadays.
So, as I mentioned at the tail end of my gig review, I ended up with a vinyl copy of the Japanese Smile album. And very nice it is too. As is now semi-tradition here at throughsilver towers, let’s take a look at that packaging before we talk about the album: Aww, isn’t it cute.Continue reading “Boris Packaging Fetish”
Manchester Ruby Lounge. Support: Growing This was my first time in the Ruby Lounge, and its atmosphere was most conducive to a rock gig. It seems quite new, not yet soiled to the point of a Bar Phono (Leeds) or the old Rio (Bradford). The smoky atmosphere was simulated; probably best not to wonder whatContinue reading “Live Review: Boris, 21st April 2008”