Album Reviews

Why Do Fools Fall In Love? OST

"This is from our new album. It's sold 5,000 copies - which is just how it should be." Stephen Jones ushers his henchmen -...

The Program

THE MOVIE WON'T OPEN HERE FOR several months, so don't bother yourself over-much about who's in it or what the plot might be. It's...

Root

SUCH GOLDEN TONSILS WERE wasted on us. Briefly they soared above Ladrockland, distracting us from the prevailing sun-sheey-aayne whines with a glimmer of glamour....

Painted From Memory

HOW DID IT ALL COME down to this? Stadium rock gods in waiting, 'the new Joy Division', even, Marion were a band who promised...

Shaving Peaches

LIFE IS SHORT, NASTY AND BRUTISH. THE QUESTION IS whether life is short enough to suffer two hours of rare and unreleased tracks by...

Weird Tales

The first thing you notice about Eels is that all three of them are dressed as characters straight out of the last chance saloon....

Music Is Rotted One Note

There's nothing quite like a lapsed punk rocker. A few years ago Fastball were scratching their way around the Texan punk scene, but now,...

Silur

FACT: NORTHERN SOUL IS THE MOST enduring underground music scene in Britain. Accidentally conceived in clubs in the north of England some 30 years...

Miles From Our Home

'NEW WAVE' IS PROBABLY THE BEST PHRASE for it. Not just because Tarwater - like contemporaries The Notwist, Kante and Kreidler - form part...

Ash : Nu-Clear Sounds

YOU KNOW THERE'S SOMETHING seriously wrong when the unnamed 'secret' 11th track of your album is the best thing on it. Not that this...
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