Wednesday, June 10, 2009
The Pop Group: An Introduction to What Will Be A Long and Useless Set of Observations
About a year ago, I found a copy of The Pop Group's For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder? on vinyl for a lot less than I thought I'd have to spend. As I've gotten more and more acquainted with the album, (this and 1979's Y), The Pop Group have become one of those near-obsessions for me, the type that outlast any real interest in current music, (though, my latest addiction has been Mission Of Burma's Vs.), and that's led me to look into other funk-post-punk Brit bands like 23 Skidoo, Throbbing Gristle and A Certain Ratio.
Letters From A Tapehead
New Selections — Spotlights, Alice Phoebe Lou, Daniel Thorne, spoony bard, Noisem, Francie Moon, Wand, Inter Arma
No more silence! Behold! Spotlights : "The Age of Decay" (via Rarely Unable / Ipecac Recordings / YouTube) Via Rar...
The Austin-based experimental sextet known as The Young Mothers are releasing their second album this week, Morose . Currently b...
New Selections — Tera Melos, Wume, Zealotry, Under, Daniel Carter-Patrick Holmes-Matthew Putman-Hilliard Greene-Federico Ughi, Mackenzie Davis-Carrie Coon-Andrew BrassellSome songs to end the week. Enjoy! Tera Melos : "Lemon Grove" ft. Rob Crow (via Us-Them Group / Sargent House / YouTube) ...