Album Review: Death In Vegas - 'Trans-Love Energies'

Death In Vegas - 'Trans-Love Energies'

It might be pushing it to call Death In Vegas ’ Richard Fearless the British James Murphy, but Fearless might well have recognised himself in the self-lacerating lines of LCD Soundsystem ’s ‘ Losing My Edge ’, not least because its list...

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Death In Vegas  :  Milk It - the Best Of

Death In Vegas : Milk It - the Best Of

There’s a perception – a misperception -– that Death In Vegas are the paramilitary wing of the coffee table brigade, bastard cousins of Zero 7and Lemon Jelly, whose musical wallpaper soundtracks the dinner parties of married couples...

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Death In Vegas : Scorpio Rising

Death In Vegas : Scorpio Rising

Featuring a Liam Gallagher vocal that could strip the chrome off a bumper, this is the Death In Vegas track to bring the voodoo to your Christmas party. With its thick, poisoned stream of druggy, sexy and occult imagery, it casts Liam as high...

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Death In Vegas : Glasgow QMU

Death In Vegas : Glasgow QMU

It is widely acknowledged that Death In Vegas ' mop-topped figurehead Richard Fearless is a man of impeccable taste. Graphic designer, film-maker, DJ, musician, producer: he's an artist in the Warholian mould, whose body of work documents his...

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Death In Vegas  :  Scorpio Rising

Death In Vegas : Scorpio Rising

While there's no documented proof that one need pay homage to great music along the path to making great music, Death In Vegas are taking no chances. Their third album, 'Scorpio Rising', is, like its predecessors, cut from the very finest, most...

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Death In Vegas : Hands Around My Throat

Death In Vegas : Hands Around My Throat

Whatever the reservations about Death In Vegas ’ new album ‘Scorpio Rising’, it would be foolish to query the serene, satanic majesty of ‘Hands Around My Throat’, the stand-out track on that record. This is Richard Fearless and Tim...

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Death In Vegas : Leather Girls/Natja

Death In Vegas : Leather Girls/Natja

Following the batcave atmospherics of their last album (1999's 'Contino Sessions'), 'Leather Girls' and 'Natja' are the sound of Death In Vegas cautiously re-emerging into the sunlight, shades firmly in place. A double A-side teaser for their...

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one more time

one more time

Death In Vegas One More Time (Concrete) A limited edition ten-inch etched 'n' coloured vinyl payback for the punters who endured DIV's remorseless live doomfest long enough to party down for the encore, which was usually this...

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Manchester Ritz

Manchester Ritz

Last year, they were the critics' choice - a loose configuration of talented friends and wacked-out musicians swirling around the nucleus of Richard Fearless , who happened to make Death In Vegas 'The Contino Sessions' one of the fiercest,...

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London Shepherd's Bush Empire

London Shepherd's Bush Empire

Halloween has been and gone. So has Guy Fawkes' Night. But Death In Vegas don't care. They intend to stage both occasions again and have prepared a supreme mix of sonic fireworks, gunpowder and trepidation for the task ahead. Also drafting in...

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