Never mind the order; this is worth sharing just for the selection as a whole, only a fraction of which I’ve heard. On a related note, P4k more recently listed their choice of the 50 best IDM albums, a few of which I actually bought and listened to more than once. Imagine that. #link
Good profile on an interesting individual, from his highs in the downtown scene to his lows sleeping rough on the same streets were he was once lauded. #link
'Ghoul Whispers', from the upcoming collaborative LP by Sly & the Family Drone and Dead Neanderthals. They're playing the Raw Power festival in London this May if you're around; I wish I could be. #video
He seems jaded by the music business, or rather the business of doing music. It’s understandable, to an extent. At least he’s still enjoying the making of music. Here’s a better one with Hank Shteamer where he’s talking just that. #link
"With all the clubs, gigs and activity happening in Dublin, you’d be under the illusion that there’s actually a real, thriving scene here. There’s not. There’s a disparate number of different groups all struggling to do something for their respective audiences. The only thing that really sells is nostalgia." #link
Three days later than scheduled, here’s episode eight of Enlarged Heart Radio, making up for last edition’s lack of metal with a whole noisy slab of it — plus a decent portion of newer tuneage from the promos I’ve been digging through.
Up early, accounting for the fact that I’ll be on coaches and trains for Easter tomorrow, here’s Enlarged Heart Radio number seven, featuring Racebannon, Guerilla Toss, Charalambides and no metal for a change.
Yep. I find it hard to stomach even the obvious black humorous 'EC Comics gone extreme' vibe of early Cannibal Corpse, for instance. But that pales in comparison with some of the rubbish out there now. #link
D Boon's fiancée shares her story of that fateful night 30 years ago. This is from over a year ago but I only saw it via a tweet recently; some relief that no individual was to blame for what happened, though that was never what mattered. #link