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”
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Wolves In The Throne Room – Black Cascade
Southern Lord (2009) Even more FACT-age… Wolves In The Throne Room. While overused nomenclature, Wolves, when used correctly, can evoke a certain snarling menace. The tepid likes of Wolfmother and Wolf Parade have certainly besmirched this signifier in recent years, but there has always been a Wolf Eyes or Rye Wolves to restore sufficiently brutal,Continue reading “Wolves In The Throne Room – Black Cascade”
Earth packaging fetish: widescreen edition!
So I finally, finally got hold of the Earth album from last year, after everyone was banging on about it. It sold out at source very quickly, which led to yours truly searching, in a panic, for other copies. None in shops or the usual internet places. Someone recommended Rough Trade, and they had itContinue reading “Earth packaging fetish: widescreen edition!”
…that changed my life. Yeah, I was asked to write a little something something at another board and I figured that seeing as it was quite (but not very) meaty that I might as well Blog it~! So here we are. Poison – Flesh & Blood (1990) This started it all for me. Ten yearsContinue reading “5 albums”