Dead Confederate – Wrecking Ball

Wrecking Ball is good, old-fashioned rock music. Dead Confed being from the state of Georgia (in America, as opposed to the former Soviet republic), the traditionally exaggerated rawk twang doesn’t come across at all exaggerated. The pleasure that comes from listening to opener ‘Heavy Petting’ or single ‘The Rat’ (the latter complete with super-pronounced ‘bang-bueeerrrnng’)Continue reading “Dead Confederate – Wrecking Ball”

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”

The Low Frequency In Stereo – Futuro

Rune Grammofon (2009) Getting some FACT-age up pon de blog… Another couple of months, another great Rune Grammafon release. The label should hook up my bank account to their headquarters, intravenous-style, and constantly drip, drip, drip-feed their luscious black wax into my house. Kim Hiorthøy, I think I love you. I don’t believe any memberContinue reading “The Low Frequency In Stereo – Futuro”