Oh yeah, here's anotherfuckup from Fat Cat on CD. This is pointless! If you're going torelease a CD compilation of some of the 12" only releases, then compilethe whole damned series, not just highlights and charge a full pricefor this shit.
Sneakster is thecollaboration between former Seefeel leader, Mark Clifford along withsinger Sophie Hinkley. "Pseudo-Nouveau" is the first full-length CDreleased from Sneakster and appeared last year throughGuthrie/Raymonde's Bella Union label.
I think I read somewherethat this is in fact an audience recording. If that's so, I'm damnedimpressed. This is probably one of the most impressive live recordingsof a dark indie type band of this nature.
The concept was alreadyinvented but the execution was quite different. I'm referring to LeafRecords' "Invisible Soundtracks" volumes 1 and 2, which collectedexclusive tracks from Laika, Fridge, To Rococo Rot, Paul D. Miller andothers, where the premise was to have soundtrack music made up forfictitious movies.
For their thirdfull-length release, Matmos has indeed ventured down the road to thewestern lands - with guitar and western themed songs done through theeyes of an experimental electronic band who by now has their shittogether.
When Wire split in 1980,Bruce Gilbert and Graham Lewis became a powerhouse team, releasingmusic under aliases like 8 Time, Duet Emmo, He Said, P'O, Mzui, as wellas producing albums from folks like The The and Angela Conway.