Grinderman – Grinderman 2 RMX

Although the re-explosion of vinyl as an art form and audiophile medium has performed a positive role in both reconnecting with and rewarding physical music buyers, the spectre of exploiting rekindled faith has been a little too tempting for the record industry to resist. Hence, amongst other recurring vinyl trends has been the revival of the remix … [Read more...]

Grinderman – Grinderman 2

As fun as 2007’s eponymous Grinderman debut was at the time, on reflection it now feels more like a libidinous hirsute recharge for Nick Cave & three of his Bad Seeds, needed to power-up 2008’s swaggering full-blooded Bad Seeds LP Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!, rather than a bona fide standalone gem in the increasingly vast Cave catalogue.  So when a … [Read more...]

Black Lips: 200MillionThousand

Comedy in music is a double edged sword, irony a rubber mallet. Particularly if your influences aren't immediately apparent, and crossing your fingers while hoping the audience are in on the gags isn't always going to make for entertaining live shows. And some truly great rock n roll is already well beyond satire. Basically, Black Lips is the … [Read more...]