Originally released as an ultra-limited CD-R, this gorgeous, dreamy instrumental album finds Pelt exploring the overtones of bowed-string drones and percussion as texture rather than as beat.
By Andy Battaglia on 04.22.11 in Reviews
Flying Saucer Attack spread the rush and rustle of rock thin and wide on their 1994 debut. The flowing sheets of feedback sound as entrancing as they are enervating, but mellow spells of keyboard lend the atmosphere a fo...
By Christopher R. Weingarten on 04.22.11 in Reviews
Like My Bloody Valentine without anything safely described as "pretty," Skullflower were a trance-inducing skyscraper of sound built on feedback, overtones, scrapes, drone and general unpleasantness. The most p...
By Philip Sherburne on 04.22.11 in Reviews
Skullflower's Matthew Bower takes inspiration from Lou Reed's teeth-on-edge classic Metal Machine Music on this album of squealing guitar feedback and overdriven harmonics. Titles like "Blustery Day on the W...
By Douglas Wolk on 04.22.11 in Reviews
The first collaboration by experimental musicians Richard Youngs and Simon Wickham-Smith: crackpot minimalism, field recordings, drone-songs, chants and whatever else an arsenal of instruments inspired them to do.