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Barrabus – S/T – 2017

5th July 2017 at 3:02 pm

Barrabus - S/T

Gather round, children, and I’ll tell you a tale. The year was 2007, the weather was British and there were fell voices in the air. SikTh, those technical metal titans, were saying goodbye after just two excellent albums, and I realised that I had…
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Robbo’s Obligatory ‘End-Of-Year’ Summing Up Type Spiel

1st January 2012 at 10:32 am

Article - Hammers of Misfortune / Shroud Eater / Amebix Artwork

I like reading other peoples ‘end of year’ lists just in case there is something on there that I’ve missed. Why, just this year alone I discovered the rather wonderful Colin Stetson via some list or other, and I’m sure there’ll be other gems…
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Tom McKibbin Reflects On The Year That Was 2011

22nd December 2011 at 9:37 am

Article - Earth / Premonition 13 / Wolves In The Throne Room Artwork

It’s kind of preposterous that of all of the dedicated writers here at the Sleeping Shaman that I should be one of the ones to attempt to round up the year in heavy music on its behalf. For starters, I am one of the…
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The Shaman’s Top 10 Albums of 2011

21st December 2011 at 9:32 am

Top 10 2011 - Across Tundras

I recently submitted this to the Roadburn Top 10 albums of the year, if you haven’t submitted yours yet, you can do so here, but I thought I’d post the list here as well. 2011 has been a seriously good year for releases, and…
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Paul Catten ‘Themes And Variations For Strings And Electronics’ CD 2011

16th November 2011 at 9:00 am

Paul Catten

In another life, Paul Catten would perhaps have been horribly disfgured during the explosion of a machine to communicate with the dead, brought about by his own flawed calculations, rescued by mysterious Tibetan monks and perpetually encased within a suit of armour in order…
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Damnation Festival 2011

14th November 2011 at 9:39 am

Damnation 2011

Leeds University – 5/11/2011 My feet had trodden the soil of Leeds twice within a week – firstly to see the ever-mighty Melvins at the godforsaken Irish Centre several days before this – but this second time they trod heavier ‘pon the ground for…
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FUTURE NOISE: Paul Catten ‘Themes And Variations For Strings And Electronics’ Now On Sale!

9th November 2011 at 10:08 am

Paul Catten ‘Themes And Variations For Strings And Electronics’

Future Noise are proud to announce that Paul Catten‘s latest opus entitled ‘Themes And Variations For Strings And Electronics’. For this release Catten has surrounded himself with his instruments of choice and morphed into the typical hermit (de)composer and has written his most haunting…
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Future Noise At Damnation Festival with A Man Called Catten!

4th November 2011 at 9:10 am

Future Noise

It’s the Damnation Festival Tomorrow!!! So come and say hello to us on the ‘A Man Called Catten’ stall, we will be selling plenty of Future Noise goodies, which also includes the new release by Paul Catten entitled ‘Themes And Variations for Strings And…
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Paul Catten: Q & A With The Twisted Genius

18th October 2011 at 8:50 am

Paul Catten

Paul Catten has been there, done that and has more than a T-Shirt to show for his suffering with the various bands & projects he’s been involved in over the years and as 2011 draws to a close he returns with his own unique…
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PAUL CATTEN: Exclusive Audio Stream Of 1st Track From New Solo Album!

3rd October 2011 at 11:01 am

Paul Catten

Presenting Paul Catten (vocalist, noise connoisseur, and pianist) as you have never heard him before on his brand new solo album, ‘Themes And Variations For Strings And Electronics’, the track listings are: i) The Shocking Reality of Reaching Midlife ii) An Army of Narcoleptics…
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