Bohren und der Club of Gore – Dolores

(2008, P.I.A.S.) Today was the first time I noticed the browned, fallen leaves on the floor. They have probably been around for a while, but it was only today, as the increasingly encroaching dusk kissed a sweet goodbye to a day defined almost solely by its maudlin glaze of drizzle, that I became aware ofContinue reading “Bohren und der Club of Gore – Dolores”

Squarepusher – Just a Souvenir

(2008, Warp Records) I got this and was shocked. FACT said it was SP gone rock, but I snorted at the thought. Turns out it’s really, really good. I am so gonna get this on vinyl. And not just because of the gorgeous artwork… *** A trend has been emerging in recent years over atContinue reading “Squarepusher – Just a Souvenir”

Jay Reatard – Matador Singles ‘08

(2008, Matador) It has apparently become necessary to mention in each review of Mr. Reatard’s work that he recently punched someone at a gig. I have punched people at gigs, though it is rather less newsworthy due to the fact that I have never composed a song as good as ‘See/Saw’. Or ‘Screaming Hand’. OrContinue reading “Jay Reatard – Matador Singles ‘08”

Verse En Coma – Rialto

Here’s a full length version of my latest FACT review. I initially picked it up because I was ordering the Jesu/Battle Of Mice split from those fine people at Robotic Empire (surely that’s good for a freebie) and the blurb for this caught my eye. I have to admit to major ignorance on City OfContinue reading “Verse En Coma – Rialto”