Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Indian Jewelry, Lapis Lazuli

And despite what Pitchfork may say, I'm looking forward to the new Indian Jewelry album. It should be out next month on LP, but available now on CD. They excel in long and laborious drone, and expecting a band to create a completely new sound on each record is unnecessary. Let an artist bloom in the medium/genre they naturally gravitate toward.

10 Ragas to a Disco Beat

Light in the Attic Records does it again by finding and restoring an all-but-lost classic album.


Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Michael Gira/Swans

In light of the recently announced re-formed Swans tour (October 4th at the Crofoot), here's an older Michael Gira performing 'She Lives' live in the Netherlands.