The jump from 2011's No Future to 2013's Discipline and Desire is a major upgrade, and a prime example of how collaboration can aid a band's output rather than hurt its creative process. Primary member and songwriter Heather Fedewa/Hether Fortune, at only 25, has already taken part in a handful of bands, been a dominatrix, […]
THE DESPERATE BICYCLES “The Medium Was Tedium” b/w “Don’t Back The Front THE DESPERATE BICYCLES “Smokescreen” b/w “Handlebars” These singles go for a fortune when you can find them so I was happy to see that they were being reissued/bootlegged. Happiness short lived. These sound like shit. Save your money. I wish I had. [Refill] […]
I couldn’t figure out what was wrong with this TV Ghost record. After several listens straight through it just wasn’t taking shape, it seemed all over the place in a way that was not parallel with their previously demonstrated mania. Then I realized it was my fault. Rather, my computer’s, an error of the current […]
Goth-derived canons are typically exercises in marrying wildly contradictory impulses and TV Ghost's is no exception. Their Cold Fish album revels in loving contemplation of the venerable and antique, as well as the adamantly difficult and iconoclastic.