Give yourself a headache with these ten albums, let the sounds of 2017 burst your drums, then lie deaf to the world. It’s easier to cope, it’s harder to mope. Trust me, it was worth every last pop.
10. Kendrick Lamar – Damn.
Sometimes I’m just not here, I’m over there. To your right. Hi there!
And in 2017 I wasn’t over there all that much, but here we are, a few links to over musical bits and pieces. But remember this, no one ever remembers the journalist.
Except their mother. Continue reading
Lee is free, he has been for some time now. Whilst Thurston plays punk, and Kim plays noise, Lee plays with his soul, putting out poetic sweeping albums which shake off the Sonic Youth flesh each release. Electric Trim is as far removed from the days of Kool Things as can be, but it’s still pretty cool. It just lost the K kind of cool. Continue reading
Lee is free, (he’s been free for nearly ten years now, but it’s always a worthwhile reference), and he’s currently putting together his new album with El Rayo, Electric Rim. No one seems to have any idea when it will actually be out, not even Lee himself, but in November he toured it all anyway. Continue reading