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High Watt Electrocutions ‘The Bermuda Triangle’ CD 2010

3rd November 2010 at 8:49 am

High Watt Electrocutions

I’d like, if I may, to quote a few lines from a great poet of the people by way of introduction to this recording… “We decide to get away, And have some fun, Book a room and catch a flight, For two weeks in…
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Groan ‘The Sleeping Wizard’ CD 2010

2nd November 2010 at 10:02 am

Groan

From the four corners of Avalon did gather the keepers of the flame of doom, drawn together by the power of Thee Riffe to save the world from the evil powers of Emo…or something like that. Groan are the latest in a long line…
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Greg(o)rian ‘Dormancy Of Our Omniscient Masters’ CD 2010

1st November 2010 at 8:53 am

Greg(o)rian

Bring me deadened doom that chills the room, and skull-cracking riffs like blackened gifts…from the talons of Satan. First thing I learned at primary school. Ha! Heavy like a fat fucking gothic cathedral spire sliced off by the idiot hand of Mechakongzilla and rammed…
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Stone Axe / Mighty High – Split 7″ 2010

31st October 2010 at 9:12 am

Stone Axe / Mighty High - Split 7" 2010

So you’ve heard the proverbial saying about the unlucky loser who falls into a barrel of tits and comes out sucking his thumb? Well, Ripple Music at the moment seem to be riding a wave of good fortune and would be capable of falling…
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Author & Punisher Interview

30th October 2010 at 8:58 am

Author & Punisher

This year saw the release of the excellent ‘Drone Machines’ album by Author & Punisher, being not only a fantastically modern piece of industrial drone metal, it also features some of the most unique ways of creating and manipulating sound that have been pioneered…
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Del Rey ‘Immemorial’ CD/LP 2010

27th October 2010 at 9:14 am

Del Rey

Del Rey. The name makes me think of 50s throwback greaser bands for some reason. No idea why. Probably because of that band The Bellrays. Anyway, THAT is absolutely NOT what Del Rey are all about. Uh-uh. No sir. Del Rey are a five-piece…
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Heirs ‘Fowl’ CD/LP 2010

25th October 2010 at 8:48 am

Heirs

The age old adage is to never judge a book by its cover, I mean what if it’s a hardback or the publishing house skimped on the artwork budget? Looking at the digipack of the latest Heirs offering you would be forgiven for thinking,…
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Rose Kemp ‘Golden Shroud’ CD 2010

22nd October 2010 at 9:17 am

Rose Kemp

One listen to Rose Kemp’s new album and you get the distinct impression that she isn’t like other women. At school I can vividly imagine that, while other girls were busy discussing their hair and clothes and desperately attempting to attract the attention of…
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MONE¥I$GOD ‘M.A.R.K.Z’ CD 2010

21st October 2010 at 9:02 am

MONE¥I$GOD

There’s something about Japanese music, a sense of ‘otherness’ that sets it apart from western music, whether it’s in their approach, or whether they’re just a nation of weirdoes, I have no idea. I once saw an interview with Boredoms front-thing Yamatsuka/Yamataka Eye in…
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Dopefight ‘Buds’ CD 2010

19th October 2010 at 8:41 am

Dopefight

Three things you need to know about Dopefight 1) They’re a 3 piece stoner sludge outfit from Brighton 2) They like…no, they LOVE weed!!! 3) They’re fucking awesome!!!! The first thing that strikes you about the release is the packaging. Aside from a narrow…
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