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Feature: Killing Joke in the Boston Phoenix (12.1.10)

January 10, 2011

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“I never thought something like that could happen to a boy who was getting into trouble living in squats when he was 15 years old.” Long-time Killing Joke frontman Jaz Coleman is speaking over the phone from an orchestra gig in Prague with a cultivated, aw-shucks nostalgia. “I’m relieved to do my work in classical […]

Review: Pascal Pinon “Pascal Pinon” (MORR Music, 2010)(Phoenix, 12.7.10)

January 10, 2011

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Pascal Pinon “Pascal Pinon” (MORR Music, 2010) The opener on this bright debut floats along on the bleating of a couple of wonky wooden recorders and some chirping Icelandic vocals — it’s high pitched and somersaulting (like a back-masked Joanna Newsom track), part bedroom pop and part forest folk, an echo of Nordic cousins like […]

Review: Einstürzende Neubauten “Strategies Against Architecture IV, 2002-2010” (Phoenix, 12.14.10)

January 10, 2011

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Einstürzende Neubauten “Strategies Against Architecture IV, 2002-2010” (Mute, 2010) Double-disc IV brings us up date with everything these industrial grandpas have done since frontman Blixa Bargeld left Nick Cave’s Bad Seeds. There are certainly some nuggets here, and some choice live treats. But from the looks of it, this old building is more than ready […]