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Guru Guru – “Rotate! 50 Years” Fifty circuits round the sun for legendary Krautrockers

Guru Guru – “Rotate! 50 Years” Fifty circuits round the sun for legendary Krautrockers

Ross McGibbon July 4, 2018 0

TRANCE MUSIC 29th June 2018 50 years is a long time in the story of a rock band. Guru Guru are one of the most significant members of what Britain’s rock press came to

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Gwenno – “Le Kov” :  Cornish Waif, errr……..

Gwenno – “Le Kov” :  Cornish Waif, errr……..

Ross McGibbon February 28, 2018 0

HEAVENLY RECORDINGS    2nd March, 2018 You know what I’d do if I’d had critical acclaim for a concept album in Welsh based on an obscure science fiction album? I’d record my next set in

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Damo Suzuki & Jelly Planet – is another journey to the imagination of Damo and collaborators.

Damo Suzuki & Jelly Planet – is another journey to the imagination of Damo and collaborators.

Ross McGibbon February 28, 2018 0

PURPLE PYRAMID RECORDS      Feb 2nd, 2018 Damo Suzuki is a man so legendary that The Fall named a song for him. Damo is like the old legend of stone soup. In that story, a

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Circle – Terminal      Six mighty slabs of repetitive riffing make up Finnish band’s latest album

Circle – Terminal      Six mighty slabs of repetitive riffing make up Finnish band’s latest album

Ross McGibbon June 21, 2017 1

SOUTHERN LORD                       23 June 2017 Six mighty slabs of repetitive riffing make up Finnish band’s latest album and their latest press photo suggests they

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loscil – Monument Builders is a journey in distance and Krautrock atmospheres

loscil – Monument Builders is a journey in distance and Krautrock atmospheres

Ross McGibbon November 16, 2016 0

KRANKY RECORDS    11/11/2016 The best non-German Krautrock album of the year. Carrying that repetitive set of patterns, channeling alienation, conjuring up atmosphere, the set is full of distanced feeling and crackling loss. Old vinyl

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The Lucid Dream – Compulsion Songs……  is a huge and psychedelic baggy dance extravaganza

The Lucid Dream – Compulsion Songs…… is a huge and psychedelic baggy dance extravaganza

Ross McGibbon September 21, 2016 0

HOLY YOU ARE RECORDINGS                       23rd September 2016 Imagine Spritualised with a sense of fun, imagine The Happy Mondays with a brain, imagine The Byrds gone way beyond 8 Miles High: The Lucid Deam’s

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‘Exploded View’ – Exploded View

‘Exploded View’ – Exploded View

Garry Stitchell August 17, 2016 0

It’s 2016. According to social media and the TV news, if you still watch such a thing, the United States is in decline. Growing inequality, live streamed police shootings, a grotesque Presidential campaign that

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The Dwarfs Of East Agouza – Bes

The Dwarfs Of East Agouza – Bes

Ross McGibbon April 17, 2016 0

29/4/16 NAWA RECORDINGS If you’ve ever been to Marrakesh, you’ll love this. Or if you love Can. If you tick both boxes, you have a big treat in store. The Dwarfs are a trio

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Za! And Nope! – live at the Delius Cultural Centre in Bradford       19th Feb 2016

Za! And Nope! – live at the Delius Cultural Centre in Bradford       19th Feb 2016

Ross McGibbon February 23, 2016 0

This was fun! The sort of DIY thing that happens more often than I expect in Bradford. A still working German church, pews stacked with German language bibles and hymnals, an uncrowded gathering of

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Gwenno – Y Dydd Olaf

Gwenno – Y Dydd Olaf

Ross McGibbon July 8, 2015 0

24th July 2015 HEAVENLY RECORDINGS Um. Wow. Old school synths, drifty melodies, touches of Goldfrapp influence, a female voice that Serge Gainsbourg might have favoured, odd sounds, like wood-block percussion, sound effects, accordion, wobbly

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