Covers – Weird, Wonderful and Downright Odd

Just like tribute albums, covers are a very special topic – some bands do nothing but copy the original note-for-note, while others are capable of transforming somebody else’s song into their own original number. Here’s a list of curious covers and artists who decided to do their take on songs that we least expected to […]

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Swans – Biography + Discography + Videos

Along with Sonic Youth and lesser known bands like Rat At Rat R, Swans represented a darker side of New York music scene in the 80s. While their style changed somewhat as their career progressed further into the 90s, they still stayed true to image – mainly, obsession with all kinds of taboo subjects (tied […]

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Piano Magic – Biography + Discography + Videos

British music troupe Piano Magic is one of hard-to-classify bands – since their music contains bits of ambience, rock and anything in between, its no wonder that they were called anything from post-rock to ambient pop to indietronica. Piano Magic was formed in the mid 90s as a band with a small nucleus of core […]

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Label Profile – Ipecac Recordings

“Making People Sick Since 1999” – Label slogan “Lawyers or businesspeople call us morons for only doing one-record deals. They say, ‘You’re not really anything, then.’ Well, we like our catalogue. We like the records we put out. Our bands aren’t rushing away. Our job isn’t to own any artist. We’re here to put out […]

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Jesu – Biography + Discography + Videos

After the breakup of Godflesh in 2003, Justin Broadrick decided to form another project and leave behind some of the extreme sounds of his previous bands. Jesu sound is a mix of shoegaze, ambience and doom and is often described as “avant-pop”. Jesu first release – 2004 “Heart Ache” EP – featured Broadrick playing all […]

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No Age – Biography + Discography + Videos

Los Angeles duo No Age was born out of ashes of another band – Wives, which featured drummer Dean Spunt and guitarist Randy Randall as well as drummer Jeremy Villalobos, who went on to play with bands Drunkdriver and Whip & The Body. Their name is based on a title of late 80s compilation of […]

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