Articles tagged experimental rock

17 Nov 2016 // 10:30 AM

John Cale - “Hallelujah” (Singles Going Steady)

This is as spellbindingly beautiful as music gets.

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I’ve Waited Ages: An Interview with Wire’s Colin Newman

With the influence of rock group Wire still ringing large, Colin Newman talks about the haphazard, almost casual way that his first three solo albums emerged (now finally re-released).

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1 Nov 2016 // 11:30 AM

Goat - “Union of Mind and Soul” (Singles Going Steady)

As always, Goat is here to puzzle with raw screams and psychedelia.

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1 Nov 2016 // 10:30 AM

Radiohead - “The Numbers” (Singles Going Steady)

Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and a CR78 drum machine are back to treat fans now to a minimalist take on the song.

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18 Oct 2016 // 2:18 PM

HEALTH Slays in Bushwick During Neverending DEATH MAGIC Tour

We’re coming to see HEALTH for the experience, for the kind of intense musical attack that leaves one needing a stiff drink...

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14 Oct 2016 // 1:10 AM

Jah Wobble: In Dub

This collection of selections and collaborations spanning 30 years confirms Jah Wobble as the foremost interpreter and practitioner of dub on the global scale. He is a consummate musician to boot.

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The Dillinger Escape Plan: Dissociation

A dark, heavy, somber, and beautiful work of art. And the proper farewell to fans from the Dillinger Escape Plan.

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10 Oct 2016 // 10:48 AM

O’Brother - “Silence” (Portishead cover) (premiere)

O'Brother shares new Portishead cover track ahead of heading out on tour with the Dillinger Escape Plan.

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Jah Wobble and the Invaders of the Heart: Everything Is No Thing

Just because the post-everything bassist Jah Wobble has mellowed doesn't mean his drive has depleted.

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David Bowie: Who Can I Be Now? (1974/1976)

The second in the lavish series of box sets surveying David Bowie's career contains some essential classics, but is stretched a little thin and has some disappointing omissions.

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Crippled Black Phoenix - “Winning a Losing Battle” (premiere) + Interview

Hear the latest from heavy prog act Crippled Black Phoenix.

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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: Skeleton Tree

Much of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' 16th album was created before tragedy struck Nick Cave's family, but that loss permeates through every track.

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14 Sep 2016 // 11:00 AM

Jaga Jazzist - “Prungen” (Singles Going Steady)

Jaga Jazzist's new video sets up a twisting travelogue that grows darker with every frame.

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The Dear Hunter: Act V: Hymns with the Devil in Confessional

While it feels a bit too much like Act IV, Part II at times, Act V is still another magnum opus.

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Omar Rodríguez-López: Sworn Virgins

A series of cacophonous collages that'll only appeal to die-hard fans.

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Finding the Image: Michael Gira Talks Swans’ Creative Process

Michael Gira discusses the mistake that led to a critical part of the latest Swans album, building a collective mind, and the art of Francis Bacon.

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11 Jul 2016 // 9:50 AM

Jeff Parker: The New Breed

While unpacking boxes, Chicago guitarist Jeff Parker found demos for a fun, nifty little album that stands equal to his day job in Tortoise.

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29 Jun 2016 // 1:30 AM

The Invisible: Patience

After four years and a couple brushes with death, the eclectic UK indie trio return with their most fully-realized meeting of the funky and the sublime.

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24 Jun 2016 // 1:20 AM

Psychic Ills: Inner Journey Out

Inner Journey Out has a cracked but unbreakable zen demeanor as it searches for serenity along a desert roadside.

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22 Jun 2016 // 1:30 AM

Deerhoof: The Magic

Deerhoof exploit lo-fi warmth to signify their musical roots and chaotic beginnings on their lucky 13th album.

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