Wolf Eyes – Human Animal

Sub Pop (2006) This album is really seedy and it literally just sent shivers down my spine. Ominous and grim, it’s the opposite of Burned Mind. The devastation, as opposed to being constant, is threatened. And it plays with the mind. What started off as some exercise in darkly ambient sax-skronk has mutated, Tetsuo-style, intoContinue reading “Wolf Eyes – Human Animal”

boris / dronevil -final-

So I’ve just received the latest Boris album. Apparently released in predictably limited numbers last year on vinyl, Inoxia just released the set on double CD. The packaging is excellent (there are six CD-shaped thin paper inserts, three for each disc, that have vague pics of the band members) as per usual, and I figuredContinue reading “boris / dronevil -final-“

Lily Allen and Corinne Bailey Rae: A Clever Strategy

So Leeds’ own Ms. Bailey Rae, complete with rictus perma-grin, is currently taking up a lot of radio airtime and, one presumes, making a lot of money. And good for her, some say. She’s a local girl done good, after having spent time in local indie bands, playing the Hi-Fi Club (yeah? Well I rememberContinue reading “Lily Allen and Corinne Bailey Rae: A Clever Strategy”