* Japanese CD Edition
Described as a musician, designer, artist and skateboarder from San Francisco, I immediately find Tommy Guerrero annoying. He’s just bound to be one of those too-cool-for-school kids isn’t he? Probably some kind of trendy hairstyle and undoubtedly with that most annoying of traits; an upbeat enthusiasm for everything. Urgh. His music [...]
* CD Edition
Comprised of two songs that build on Om’s (Al Cisneros and Chris Hakius, rhythm section of legendary sludge and stoner rock pioneers, Sleep) use of cyclical rhythm, riff, and vocal intonation, the duo’s new album Conference of the Birds blends metal, chant, drone, dub, and psychedelia . The band’s lyrics expound upon [...]
* 1LP Edition, Reissue
* The 2016 LP version is a repress of the original release.
On their eponymous debut album, originally released in 1984, Dead Can Dance successfully harnessed a “bewitching barrage of sounds, layering grinding guitars and even a dulcimer-like yang chin over a taut wash of percussion. If the range of the [...]