A few weeks back, a plastic jar of gobstoppers arrived at the record store with all the usual promo parcels. Came with some rich, velvety-colored storybook banners which even the resident graphic designed doffed his (non-existent) hat to. Spot color inks, he said. Now, we’ve gone over this a hundred times – I’m still a […]
I’m pleased to say that Ready! Get! Go! is nothing less than brilliant, a wonderful album from start to finish. A record that can stand beside The Shaggs, and in places even goes beyond it.
This is the most disappointing record I’ve heard all year. It hurts. Ken Kesey was right. Never trust a prankster.
TNSofN are first and foremost an art band
I kneel and genuflect before the first two Pere Ubu albums and the handful of singles surrounding it, but I think this may be the greatest Pere Ubu album ever made.
Keep your ears tuned to the small towns. The future of music is living in South Dakota.
Eventually someone was bound to out-scorch Melt Banana, bound to shave Harry Pussy into irrelevance, and bound to just come along and fucking liquefy your face.
Sometimes when I listen to Tago Mago I find it hard to believe that mere human beings made this music.