Posts Tagged: thrill jockey

SAICOBAB ~ Sab Se Purani Bab

When noise legend YoshimiO joined up with fellow Japanese musician Yoshida Daikiti’s project PSYCHOBABA in the early 2000’s, they decided to change the name to SAICOBABA. Phonetically, it’s still the same word, but then the meaning changed radically, from something

SAICOBAB ~ Sab Se Purani Bab

When noise legend YoshimiO joined up with fellow Japanese musician Yoshida Daikiti’s project PSYCHOBABA in the early 2000’s, they decided to change the name to SAICOBABA. Phonetically, it’s still the same word, but then the meaning changed radically, from something

ACL 2016: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

The last album we reviewed this year ended up being the best ~ in light of the title, a fitting end.  Our cover image is taken from its lead video; the actress seems to be giving the album a closer listen.

ACL 2016: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

The last album we reviewed this year ended up being the best ~ in light of the title, a fitting end.  Our cover image is taken from its lead video; the actress seems to be giving the album a closer listen.

ACL 2016: Top Ten Rock and Post-Rock

As autumn approached, we were worried; where were all the good rock and post-rock albums?  But at the end of the year, they entered in a flurry.  What began as a disappointing year turned out to be incredibly solid ~

ACL 2016: Top Ten Rock and Post-Rock

As autumn approached, we were worried; where were all the good rock and post-rock albums?  But at the end of the year, they entered in a flurry.  What began as a disappointing year turned out to be incredibly solid ~

ACL 2016: Top Ten Experimental

Here’s our fun section; few will be able to predict the contents. Haunted ballrooms, washing machines, stuttered poetry and mythological black dogs all find their place under the experimental umbrella.  Some people may call this “different” or “difficult” music; we

ACL 2016: Top Ten Experimental

Here’s our fun section; few will be able to predict the contents. Haunted ballrooms, washing machines, stuttered poetry and mythological black dogs all find their place under the experimental umbrella.  Some people may call this “different” or “difficult” music; we

Radian ~ On Dark Silent Off

Radian announces itself with a squelch and a blur.  It’s been seven years, and where has the time gone?  Soon those big beats (and we do mean BIG) hit their stride, the beeps bounce like water in a Jurassic Park puddle, and

Radian ~ On Dark Silent Off

Radian announces itself with a squelch and a blur.  It’s been seven years, and where has the time gone?  Soon those big beats (and we do mean BIG) hit their stride, the beeps bounce like water in a Jurassic Park puddle, and

Wrekmeister Harmonies ~ Light Falls

Wrekmeister Harmonies has scored as high as #2 on one of ACL’s year-end charts; Godspeed You! Black Emperor has hit #1.  So what in the world are the two of these artists doing together?  It’s just not fair! The GY!BE

Wrekmeister Harmonies ~ Light Falls

Wrekmeister Harmonies has scored as high as #2 on one of ACL’s year-end charts; Godspeed You! Black Emperor has hit #1.  So what in the world are the two of these artists doing together?  It’s just not fair! The GY!BE

Helen Money ~ Becoming Zero

The fourth solo album for rock cellist Alison Chesley (Helen Money), Becoming Zero is more melancholic than its predecessors, and for good reason: the album was recorded after the death of her parents.  The stages of grief are apparent here, in particular

Helen Money ~ Becoming Zero

The fourth solo album for rock cellist Alison Chesley (Helen Money), Becoming Zero is more melancholic than its predecessors, and for good reason: the album was recorded after the death of her parents.  The stages of grief are apparent here, in particular