Archive for the Noise Category
Daddy Has a Tail is the second Cows album overall and their first album on Amphetamine Reptile Records. Originally released in 1989, this album erased the lines between punk, noise and grunge and threw them all in a blender. Reissued on yellow wax!
Hecker’s newest opus, Love Streams, takes as its cue from the avant-classical orchestration and extreme electronic processing of his previous full-length, 2013’s Virgins, but shaped into more melancholic, ultraviolet hues. Its power accrues as it unfolds. Inspired by notions of 15th century choral scores transposed to an artificial intelligence-era language […]
“First vinyl release of the classic Whitehouse album Halogen, originally released as a CD on the Susan Lawly label in 1994. Tracks are: “Vulgar” (William Bennett), “Lightning Struck My Dick” (William Bennett/Jim Goodall/Peter Sotos), “Movement 1994” (William Bennett), “Dictator” (William Bennett), “Halogen” (William Bennett/Peter Sotos), and “The Way It Will […]
Swans’ previous album, 2012’s ‘The Seer’, was monumental, a behemoth of bleakness and self-flagellation, a meditation on the sublime from which these songs were directly born. A harsher parent is hard to imagine, but while its progeny hasn’t fallen far from the tree, ‘To Be Kind’ is altogether more colourful, […]