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The Quietus review
18.03.17

Your favourite voraciously prolific cottage industry of errant noise art reveals its latest fugitive deformity. Now comprised of founding member Nate Young, John ‘Inzane’ Olson...

The Quietus review
10.02.17

‘The Light at the End (Effect)’, the final track on Wake In Fright – the third record by New York duo Uniform – opens with a sample from Philip Ridley’s 1990 film The Reflecting...

The Quietus review
10.11.16

Today, love as a word, as a descriptor of a feeling, has been transformed and devalued by metrification and quantification, from an untouchable essence to a commodity status in...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Long-running Los Angeles duo Pedestrian Deposit are virtually peerless when it comes to tension. They have a reputation for oscillating unpredictably between fine-tuned restraint...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Nino Pedone – aka Shapednoise – has accumulated an enviable discography during his relatively short career. Previous releases on Hospital Productions, Opal Tapes, Stroboscopic...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

It's an easy and inaccurate shortcut to assume that Roly Porter has "come a long way" since the split of his seminal dubstep duo Vex'd in the late 2000s. That's not intended as a...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

The modern zeal for reissues, leaving aside the antics of the desperate dummies who clog up the pressing plants pre-Record Store Day with expensive glorified frisbees, is largely...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

"More or less everything these days can be traced back to a one-bedroom flat in Godalming", Baron Mordant intones mysteriously at the outset of 'Britain's Got Talon', the opening...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Imagine the club of Michael Winner's most fevered imaginings. It would be populated by 'street-punks' and grinning hoodlums straight out of Death Wish 3; the interior would be...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Whisper it, but it looks like noise is back in business after a couple of aimless years, during which it seemed dually threatened by a mainstream co-opting harshness by watering...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

The problem with the Age of Aquarius is that nobody seems to know when it's due, or indeed whether or not it's already begun. According to the song 'Aquarius' from hippy musical...

Clash review
09.11.16

Simple yet scuzzy, fresh, and downright fun...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

The duo of AJ Cookson and Matthew Rozeik have been steadily firing out recordings since 2009, consistently wobbling between different shades of synth-driven darkness reflected in...

Clash review
09.11.16

A remarkable closing chapter for the project's current iteration...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

In applying live drums to a noise-based set-up, it can sometimes sound as though the musicians involved are attempting to nail down water. Noise is pliable, malleable. It oozes...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Ever since his teenage years when he sailed from the power electronics of his first solo project (Final) and through the birth of grindcore as part of Napalm Death, Justin...

The Quietus review
03.12.15

For the past decade or so, maybe more, Ramleh on record has been, essentially, a power electronics outfit. The duo includes founder Gary Mundy (also the man behind Broken Flag...

The Quietus review
17.11.15

Last year, Consumer Electronics, the power electronics duo of ex-Whitehouse member Philip Best and his wife Sarah Froelich, bolstered by producer Russell Haswell, released one of...

The Quietus review
30.09.15

The latest missive from the pit where Gnaw Their Tongues lurks gets at once medieval and modernist on every square centimetre of the willing supplicant's disease-ridden flesh...

The Quietus review
14.09.15

Even before I found out about who Khost were, and wondered why and how they've managed to disgorge the divinely deranged document that is Corrosive Shroud, I could tell they were...

The Quietus review
05.06.15

Uniform is a double-edged moniker – a misnomer that somehow still exemplifies the bracing industrial-fused skree that emanates from within. The duo consists Bryan Greenberg (The...

The Quietus review
10.03.15

From a first glance at the stark sleeve image of a shadow hand sinking beneath stylised wave and the opening thud of a reverberant drum, it's clear that Closure is not going to be...

The Quietus review
16.01.15

It must be strange to be an artist who once struck fear in the heart of the mainstream with their music and exploits, but whose presence no longer possesses the same seismic clout...

Spotinews recomendation
15.12.14

Hello friends. It’s been a while since I last wrote about a soundtrack, but since Gone Girl is my number one movie of the year (at this point) I thought a post for the soundtrack...

The Quietus review
29.10.14

One of the difficulties in commenting on an artist whose work is quite as foundational or influential as that of Adam X is to techno, is assessing what 'new' the artist is...

The Quietus review
24.10.14

William Bennett's Cut Hands project carries more than a cursory whiff of industrial grade theatrical grease paint. During belting live excursions, Bennett has been responsible for...

The Quietus review
06.10.14

As far as survivors from the heady days of New York's downtown arts scene go, few can claim to have remained contemporary for as long as Stuart Argabright. His now-solo project...

Clash review
06.10.14

What's 13 years between albums when the comeback is this good?

Insound review
09.09.14

Laibach is a Slovenian and former Yugoslav avant-garde music group associated with industrial, martial, and neo-classical musical styles. Originally released in 1987, Opus Dei was...