Philly punks Nothing are back from the brink with a new record that draws on some really, really bad times.
North London Spiritualist Church
Another of the many peripheral, unorthodox musical pleasures of Y2K.
'Northern Lights Northern Power' exhibits Doyle's facility to convey, like The Blue Nile, a sense of the lonely romantic melancholy of the neon-lit city at night, while Doyle has a lyrical ability to capture a vivid and menacing ambience in his lyrics, as well as a knack for angst-ridden metaphors ('Escape Artist'). His vocals certainly aren't bad but they're the least potent element in what is here a generally disturbing, heady and irresistible musical brew. Another of the many peripheral, unorthodox musical pleasures of Y2K.
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