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Something we'll surely get used to as the decade continues is the fact that we're going to start hitting the 100-year anniversaries of some very important films. This year marked the triple-digit…   Read Story »
A few months ago I was DJing metal and noise at what was more of a sweaty dance party than a space for metal and noise, but somehow Pyramids "Hellmonk" got people especially psyched: Arms in the air,…   Read Story »
James Blackshaw's on a mighty roll. He's released a number of fine albums, but grab 2007's The Cloud of Unknowing (especially), 2008's piano-threaded Litany Of Echoes, and last year's…   Read Story »
This past weekend was the Matt Groening-curated ATP, which went down in Butlins, Minehead, UK. Iggy Pop and Toumani Diabate were the highlights of the first night (along with ATP staples Built To…   Read Story »
As suggested by the previously posted "Infinite Circle," James Blackshaw's gorgeous Litany Of Echoes found the London-based guitarist mixing piano into haunting, pristine 12-string compositions. We…   Read Story »
The 26-year old London-based guitarist James Blackshaw has been putting together haunting and invigorating (and just flat-out stunning) compositions for solo 12-string guitar for quite some time. In…   Read Story »