It's been a fucking ridiculous week!
The Cure at their bleakest. This record, the third record in a trilogy of misery, "17 Seconds" and "Faith" preceded this, makes a lot more sense in these days of utter dispair.
It's a meandering beauty, with lots of female collaborators stripping away any testosterone-enduced muscularity that may have dominated previous records.
Another NZ recording artist I've admired since first hearing the wonderful "Chains" released nearly 2 decades ago.
My (very recent) belief is to give everyone a chance to prove themselves, even if that someone is deemed by many to be a complete tosser.
While Black Mountain's new album is brilliant as expected, it's Josefin Ohrn's record which totally rips the old nightie.
When the head fuckers at work are playing silly buggers shift that air through your sterocilla. Illegitimi non carborundum!
What a completely bonkers show "Now Apocalypse" is. I've no hope of ever explaining what it's about but just to say there's some great incidental music happening throughout.
Another record that’s most definitely vinyl-worthy sounds absolutely extraordinary oozing from my speakers this evening.
Good old fashioned dirge from the bowels of mid 90’s grunge.
List your favourite gigs of all time. Try to include as much information as you can but most importantly include Date and Venue.
List the single most disappointing gig you ever went to.
List the loudest gig you ever went to.
List 10 bands or singers you don't like.
Homework assignment for September 2016. List your top 20 favourite bands of all time
Share your ideas for future Shut Up And Listen sessions.