Alex Franquelli
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Alex Franquelli is a freelance journalist and writer. He focuses on Mongolia and North-East Asian politics and ethnomusicology. Find him on twitter @alexfranquelli

Reviews // 31 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles

Sunn O))) + Phurpa: London - 18 August 2015 | 1 Sep 2015 // 6:00 AM

This is an uninterrupted, dynamic journey to the purity of sound, to decomposition, rather than its opposite, to the destruction of music in the search of silence

Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Research Arkestra: Planets of Life or Death: Amiens '73 | 19 Jul 2015 // 9:05 PM

Afrofuturism and retroactive joys dominate this special Record Store Day release.


Beyond the Redshift: Is This the End for Cult of Luna? | 1 May 2014 // 3:51 AM

Swedish post-metallers bid us farewell. Maybe.

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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