Paralyser

Ethereal Seattle sludge band, described as occupying the enigmatic abyss between groove-laden sludge, post-hardcore and psychedelic shoegaze,  HE WHOSE OX IS GORED release their brand new “Paralyzer” seven-inch via Chain Letter Collective and the band’s own label Void Assault Records on June 16th 2017. Recorded by renowned producer Jack Endino (Soundgarden, Nirvana, L7, High On Fire, Zeke etc.) at Avast! Recording Studio (Soundgarden, Mudhoney, Earth, Supersuckers etc.), “Paralyzer” was … Continue reading Paralyser

World of Jazz 231

PLAYLIST John Coltrane Quartet – Brasilia – The John Coltrane Quartet Plays The Kevin Davidson Earforce Squadrone – The Search for Zenlightenment – Let Sleeping Doggz Fly Jorge Torrecillas Ensamble – Atila – Una Búsqueda Infinita Christian Sands – Song of the Rainbow People – Reach Weinberg Kirchen Kirshner – The Brute Cousin – Whip The Apron  The Kevin Davidson Earforce Squadrone – Knowing You’re There … Continue reading World of Jazz 231

The Waves

The Waves is a window into the array of implications and potentialities contained within the postmodern jazz landscape. It hearkens back to the classic jazz quintet lineup of the 1950s and ‘60s, and to the idea of the album, a cycle of songs that, while diverse in mood and intent, flow together to form a complete artistic statement. The music looks to the future whilst … Continue reading The Waves

Aural Delights 234

PLAYLIST Oxbow – Cold & Well Lit Place – Thin Black Duke Cannonball Statman – Ailing in Leipzig – Cackles The Big Moon – Sucker – Love in the 4th Dimension Total Victory – Gold Curtain – English Martyrs Dave Graney & The Lurid Yellow Mist – I Ain’t Natural (Supermodified Remix) – Supermodified False Advertising – It’s Been A While – Three Minute Heroes … Continue reading Aural Delights 234

High Bias

Mike Polizze and co return with their sixth album. Heavy chunks of dense guitar and deep bass and chunky drums mix with slacker-pop oriented vocals resulting in something between grunge and garage rock/pop. Infectious and highly enjoyable Polizze steers close to the anthemic without making the mistake of being too pompous and at times gets almost punky. The guitar bits get a bit Mascis at … Continue reading High Bias

Into The Woods

The 30th studio album from the UK’s favourite space rockers finds them in fine form mixing pastoral segments with full on rolling psychedelic rock, and, at times dipping into the murky waters between rock and trance. At times the band stray into territories that could have been inhabited by Gong at their most spliffed out, or conversely Deep Purple in full on speed freak mode. It … Continue reading Into The Woods