So I was asked to write a couple of blurbs for FACT’s albums of the decade thing. I was happy to, and intrigued as to what the order of the alums would be. It was nice to both be involved and also just an audience member for the list itself. It wasn’t a perfect list,Continue reading “Fact: decades”
Drag City (2009) How minimalist can a band get? On its second album recorded by bare bones engineer Steve Albini, the hip-sludge veteran band find its duo halving, in an apparent attempt to find out. But ex-Sleep man Al Cisneros does have a little help from his friends. Om made their name after the deathContinue reading “Om – God is Good”
Conspiracy Records (2009) Doyens of the post-metal scene bring forth their fifth full-length album. Are Isis still bringing the celestial goods, or is their radiance wavering? It takes a while to realise, but Wavering Radiant is a different Isis album. The last time this happened was 2002, when Aaron Turner’s full time job (apart fromContinue reading “Isis – Wavering Radiant”
It is merely three men at the top of their game.