The Great Dismal Nothing
Unabashedly grim, but reassuringly gentle. The album's striking cover art of a menacing but fragile old man is a good indicator of what to expect.
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Visions of Bodies Being Burned clipping.
Relentless and unpredictable, the album's like the spawn of a Satanic ritual in a theme park. It’s oppressive and challenging, but also warm and charming.
The Universal Want Doves
It seems that a template was drawn up and filled in ten times over, such that every track sounds like the last, only wearing a different hat.
Nothing as the Ideal All Them Witches
A sumptuously produced blend of folk, post-rock, and psychedelia, all with a smokey stoner sheen. When it gets rolling the grooves are irresistible.
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Dylan Seeger returns, and a toast to the unexpected
A near delirious strain of baroque pop, the album is quite beautiful. It’s off the beaten track, true to itself and all the more alive because of it.
This frilly ape's 'Lovely mutant cauliflower' as weird and wonderful as it sounds
It's quite the fusion of sounds, and huge credit goes to Rumerio for creating something so distinctive. It's rather captivating, truth be told.
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Thomas Ashby: ‘When you’re in a studio that’s your space to be the biggest you you can be.’
Thomas Ashby is a singer/songwriter from Herne Bay. We discuss living together during the time he recorded and released his third EP - 'Backlash'.
Colourful Sevens: ‘I love making music by myself – I can treat my songs as diary entries.’
The Manchester musician talks about his most recent project (Moon), the merits of working alone, and the wisdom of Roger Ebert.
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André and Fred listen to r/qotsa’s Best Of album
r/qotsa put together the ultimate Queens of the Stone Age playlist: ...Vulgar Songs for Villains (Rated R). We put it to the test.
“Looks like Oaysis have competition” – André and Fred listen to Liam Gallagher
"Looks like Oaysis have competition." André and Fred's first impressions of 'As You Were', the debut solo album by professional manc Liam Gallagher.
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VII: The Dealer Man Can
In which Bas replenishes his supply of nectar.
VI: What’s in a Name
In which an astonishing lack of imagination is shown by the band, the manager, and the author.