New Release Tuesday :: My Top 5 :: August 26, 2014

New Release Tuesday :: August 26, 2014 1. Neuroplasticity :: Cold Specs Three-Sentence Review: Gothic soul infused with blues and a dose of gospel (goth gospel? yes, yes it is) that is like listening to a post-modern great-grandchild of Nina Simone who hangs out on the corner, and in smoky dive bars, with Siouxsie Sioux, Chan Marshall and Allison Mosshart. She (Al Spx) describers her style as “doom soul”, and I’m right there with that description, and the grown-up goth girl that I am is really digging this. I want to hear her record something with Nick Cave, and I want … Continue reading New Release Tuesday :: My Top 5 :: August 26, 2014

Oh where have you been :: VOTD

Judy Staring at the Sun :: Catherine Wheel & Tanya Donellyfrom the album, Happy Days Judy Staring at the Sun was released in 1995 as part of the Catherine Wheel album, Happy Days. Happy Days is the third full-length album by Catherine Wheel. Like its predecessor, Chrome, it was produced by Gil Norton, and the influences of heavy metal and hard rock are prevalent on this album; however, the band does retain some elements of the shoegazing style that dominated their previous albums, particularly on the songs Heal and Eat My Dust You Insensitive Fuck. Judy Staring at the Sun features guest … Continue reading Oh where have you been :: VOTD

Don’t look back :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Serge Birault “I never meant to be the needle that broke your back. You were here, you were here, and you were here; don’t look back.” We She He (forget)by me If memory serves me please stir up the poison within until it swirls and hides sweetened by the denial of liquid poetry We lie to live lie to love again I never meant to lie to me to you If history repeats please grab my hair hard in your hands until I scream your name swollen lip confessions screaming hey mercy We fuck to forget fuck … Continue reading Don’t look back :: SOTD