Oskar – LP:2

Incarnation (2009) (Another Fact review!) There is something about that title that doesn’t sit well with me. While Oskar aren’t the first band to name a record as such – let’s face it, we’ve had similar from the likes of Led Zep, Autechre and Dungen – that colon suggests rather too much self awareness. If,Continue reading “Oskar – LP:2”

Dungen – 4

(2008, Subliminal Sounds) – Director’s Cut! The interesting thing about retro bands is that they often remain fixed, like a bee in amber, in one temporal point. This may come as little surprise you, dear readers, but it defies logic somewhat. While often the retro band will mimic a combo from the past, theory wouldContinue reading “Dungen – 4”

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