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Monday, November 18 2013

The Heavenly Reverberations of the Church's "Under the Milky Way"

Into 1988's pop music climate came “Under the Milky Way”, a moody, jangly song that didn’t fit in. Its closest contemporaries were R.E.M. and the local “paisley underground” scene of Los Angeles, which included bands like the Bangles and Rain Parade.


Thursday, February 10 2011

There’s No Money in Integrity: An Interview with Steve Kilbey of the Church

They were poised to be the next U2 after the ubiquitous single "Under the Milky Way" took America by storm in the late '80s. That didn't happen, but despite internal strife, debilitating heroin addiction and the curse of grunge, leader Steve Kilbey and the Church are doing just fine.


Sunday, January 24 2010

Part 1: From Lily Allen to Gallows

Slipped Discs kicks off with Britpop princess Lily Allen, the late great Vic Chesnutt, the Balkan beats of [dunkelbunt], the hypnotic sounds of the Field and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.


Reviews

Sunday, October 26 2014

The Church: Further/Deeper

An album that moves the band onward and upward, further and deeper – a journey begun a long time ago in a 1980s galaxy far, far away.


Sunday, July 12 2009

The Church: Untitled #23

23rd time's a charm. This is vintage Church -- patiently wrought, mildly hallucinatory musicscapes.


Tuesday, May 29 2007

The Church: El Momento Siguiente

The second acoustic set from the veteran Aussie psych-rockers is almost as good as the first.


Tuesday, April 25 2006

The Church: Uninvited, Like the Clouds

Can we all agree now that the Church are back to form and have been for a few years?


Monday, January 19 2004

The Church: Forget Yourself


Blogs

Tuesday, June 29 2010

Steve Kilbey: Monsters n Mirages

I painted a picture of myself... gotta problem with that?


Wednesday, April 7 2010

The Church: 5.April.2010 - Los Angeles

A year after their 20th full-length release, Untitled #23, Austalian heavyweights The Church played LA's Roxy Theatre Monday night as one of the first stops along their "An Intimate Space 30th Anniversary North American Tour 2010" tour.


Monday, March 15 2010

The Church North American Tour April-May 2010 (video)

The Church tour North America to celebrate three decades together.


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