Featuring a wide array ofexotic old and world instruments, fused with modern electronics andvocals in three different languages, Unto Ashes blends the renaissancefolk goth genres into a melange of pathos.
David Coulter is a multiinstrumentalist who was a contributing member of the Pogues and TestDept., has played with Peter Hammill, The Kronos Quartet, Marc Ribot,Talvin Singh and Roger Eno among others and currently lectures atStratford-upon-Avon College. "INterVENTION" is his solo debut viaMichael Gira's (SWANS, The Angels of Light) Young God Records.
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 first release onTricky's Durban Poison label, this album from English collective TheBaby Namboos expands the boundaries of trip-hop (a genre which hasbecome rather tired lately), presenting interesting pop songs, soulfulmelodies and just enough rap and reggae to keep you interested.
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.