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  • Occult 2010

    26 juin 2010, 15h08m

    Moëvöt
    Reverorum ib Malacht
    Beithíoch

    Great ambient track can be found on Anathema - Serenades, "Dreaming The Romance" - 25 minutes of pure bliss.
  • Artists, I'm listening to

    19 juin 2008, 10h06m

    Favourite Albums of All Time
    Thinking Plague - Early Plague Years (1987)
    Scott Walker - Tilt (1995)
    Killing Joke - In Extremeties (1991)
    KUKL - Holidays in Europe (1986)
    Einstürzende Neubauten - Zeichnungen des Patienten O.T.
    Gary Numan - Living Ornaments (1979)
    Mayhem - De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
    David Bowie - The Man Who Sold The World (1971)
    Björk - Debut (1993)
    Shoc Corridor - Anthology (1983-1985)

    60's
    Brigitte Bardot
    The Beach Boys
    Chris Farlowe
    Scott Walker
    The Beatles
    THe Kinks
    The Monkees
    The Rolling Stones
    The Troogs
    The Velvet Underground
    The Walker Brothers
    The Who
    The Yardbirds

    70's
    Brian Eno
    David Bowie
    Frank Zappa
    Iggy Pop
    New York Dolls
    Roxy Music
    Queen
    Sparks
    T. REx

    80's
    1919
    Baard
    Blondie
    Bourbonese Qualk
    Cocteau Twins
    Devo
    The Cure
    Fad Gadget
    The Fall
    GBH
    In Excelsis
    Japan
    John Foxx
    Joy Division
    Killing Joke
    Marc Almond
    Gary Numan
    New Order
    Nina Hagen
    The Residents
    Shoc Corridor
    Siouxsie & the Banshees
    Soft Cell
    Suicide
    Talking Heads
    This Mortal Coil
    Tubeway Army
    Wire

    90's
    Björk
    GusGus
    Massive Attack
    Placebo

    Neofolk:
    Allerseelen
    Ataraxia
    Der Blutharsch
    Coil
    Current 93
    Death in June
    Elli Riehl
    Fire + Ice
    Gae Bolg
    TMLHBAC (The Moon Lay Hidden Beneath A Cloud)
    NON
    Seven Pines
    Sixth Comm
    Sol Invictus
    Sopor Aeternus
    Sorrow
    Sturmpercht
    Terroritmo
    Waldteufel

    Krautrock:
    Amon Düül
    Can
    Faust
    Kraftwerk
    La Düsseldorf
    NEU!
    Tangerine Dream

    Progressive Rock:
    5UU's
    Ange
    Arachnoid
    Area
    Art Bears
    Hail
    Henry Cow
    Het
    King Crimson
    Pink Floyd
    Univers Zero
    U Totem
    Yes
    Frank Zappa

    Zeuhl Band's:
    Magma
    Dün
    Abus Dangereux
    Eider Stellaire
    Happy Family
    Pseu
    Pochakaite Malko
    Potemkine
    Shub Niggurath
    Rialzu
    Ruins
    Vortex
    Zao

    Dark Ambient:
    Archon Satani
    Bull Of Heaven
    Death Cube K
    Deutsch Nepal
    Lustmord
    Sunn O))

    Composers:
    Steve Reich
    Philip Glass
    Terry Riley
    La Monte Young
    Alvin Lucier
    Moondog
    Louis Andriessen
    John Adams

    Enigmatic:
    Igor Whakevitch
    Thinking Plague
    Scott Walker
    Emmanuel Booz

    Experimental:
    Asmus Tietchens
    Felix Kubin
    Peter Frohmader
    Vidna Obmana

    Favourite Soundtracks:
    Death Wish II - 1982(by Jimmy Page)
    The Barbarians - 1987(by Pino Donaggio)
    Mad Max 2 (Road Warrior) - 1982

    Labels:
    Cuneiform Records
    Gramm Records
    Hau Ruck
    Musea
    ReR Megacorp
    Rhino
    Shout
    Zickzack
  • Album of the month (June 2008)

    1 juin 2008, 9h33m



    My Bloody Valentine - This Is Your Bloody Valentine EP 1985

    Recently, I came across this little gem, the debut release of the Irish alternative rock band My Bloody Valentine, a mini-LP of seven songs, much to my surprise their debut is very different from their later soegazing-orientated work,

    The music is very retro in terms of all the positive aspects of what made the pioneers of rock and punk so big, what you here is an enjoyful blend of 50ies rockabilly and 70ies punk, it's like James Dean meets Johnny rotten in a Lost Highway car crash.

    from the mood the album sometimes reminds me to Joy Division, there's also a certain The Doors influence in it, the singer Dave Conway performs a similar vocal style but after he left the group the band's guitarist Kevin Shields took over and the vocal style changed significally to a more balanced and calmer one.

    The album benefits from its minimalistic instrumentation which gives it that authentic live-feeling.

    The opening song "Forever and Again" reminds me of a certain imagery, smokey streets of chicaco in the 50s, gloaming street lights, and seedy statures the perfect sound of a an old gangster movie.

    Another highlights are the powerful and punky "homelovin' guy" and two psychedelics "inferno" and "the last supper"

    I recommend this album to every serious punkrock fan.