At first listen to noise-industrial-techno stalwart Dominick Fernow, (a.k.a Vatican Shadow) ears dive deep into the producer’s signature cauldron of doomsday heavy beats and grinding techno structures.
“Howl” is the latest single from Black Asteroid featuring vocals from Zola Jesus. For the video, Bryan Black tapped Rick Owens for clothing using looks from his Mastodon AW2017 collection.
Last month Joe Corre, the son of Malcom McLaren and Vivienne Westwood, publicly burned his punk memorabilia collection (and, of course, told the world about it), for the umpteenth time declaring that punk is dead. The month before the publisher Rizzoli released a new book simply titled SEX PISTOLS, essentially begging to differ. The 320-page tome holds as many photographs documenting the meteoric rise and crash and burn of the seminal English punk band. Besides the photos of the band, there are many pictures of the now iconic Sex Pistols DIY concert posters and other graphics, as well as correspondence and song lyrics.
Our parties have become know for quality music and people often ask us where they can listen to it. Here are a couple of mixes that are publicly available for streaming from Black Asteroid and .thejass.
On Leonard Cohen, his music, and his influence.
Aaaah, the Smiths! As a late convert I cannot claim allegiance to the good old formative days when meat was murder and the queen was dead. But, the more I listen to the Smiths as of late the more their music overtakes my consciousness.
Please join us for our Black Celebration party in Paris with our guest Leon Emanuel Blanck.
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The singer Chelsea Wolfe, whom we profiled last year (part 1 – part 2) has released a new video of a b-side off of her latest album, Abyss. She is also going on an extensive US tour, and we can tell you from experience that she is a must-see live.
Several days ago I announced the closure of my eponymous label. But instead of dwelling on that, I want to share with you my deep passion for music, as a farewell of sorts. Not a sad one, but meaningful.
So, here are 13 songs I could live with on a desert island – or, better yet, in a fortress of solitude.