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Music, politics, accountability: what comes now after Capitol Hill?

Whilst congress were in the process of certifying Biden’s election victory on January 6th, a pro-Trump-rally-turned-riot stormed the US Capitol in an insurrection attempt that resulted in five deaths and a historic second impeachment trial. To the disappointment of metal fans, Iced Earth’s guitarist John Schaffer was photographed amongst the mob breaking into the Capitol. […]

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Part Time tease new album with second sultry single

Part Time, contender for the world’s most unsearchable band name, is the musical project of David Speck and has been quietly releasing their unhinged take on the sultrier sounds of the 1980s across the best part of this decade. This single follows on from the collaboration with post-ironic pioneer Ariel Pink and is part of […]

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Ariel Pink dedicates this one to Bobby Jameson

3/5 stars In his first full-length release since 2014’s pom pom, Ariel Pink returns to the 60s psychedelia of his 2004 debut album, while simultaneously narrating the rebirth, and dark, tormented life, of the largely mythological, 60s musician Bobby Jameson, to whom the album dedicated. Fans of Pink will know that his musical lexicon is […]

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Myth 002 – Ariel Pink and Weyes Blood

In Ariel Pink’s latest 13-minute morsel, Myths 002, recorded in collaboration with Natalie Mering (aka Weyes Blood), a medley of sounds converge in a curious gulch somewhere between serenity and bizarreness. Such peculiarity comes as no surprise as both artists are quirky to say the least. With Natalie a former member of the conspicuously names  […]