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Posts Tagged ‘pulp’

Primavera Sound 2011 Review: Tennis, Pere Ubu, Deerhunter, Pulp and more! (Day 2)

Welcome to the second part of our Primavera Sound 2011 review. Yesterday our field reporter Laura Lotti took us into her world made of sun, melodies and... beer and told us about Moon Duo, PiL and Suicide among the many bands she fulfilled her senses with. Let's see where she's going to bring us today.

Written by Laura Lotti

Jarvis Cocker of Pulp by Sam Parr
Jarvis Cocker of Pulp by Sam Parr.

After una copa de tinto de verano, I’m ready for another night of music overdose. First on my list is Julian Lynch, the etnomusicologist from Winsconsin that conquered my heart with 2010’s LP Mare, a dreamy collage of folksy pop tunes with a shade of drone that seriously make you feel as if you were floating in a mare (which means “sea”, in Italian - I’m not sure that was his purpose in titling his album that way, but it gives a pretty damn good idea of what his songs sound like).



To be honest, I expected something quite different from his set. Strangely enough, his unhinged harmonies, between prog, metal, jazz, indie and psych, though verging cacophony, mingle in a perfect way and make extreme sense, creating a hypnotizing ensemble of notes and echoing vocals.

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Primavera Sound 2011 Review: Moon Duo, PiL, The Glenn Branca Ensemble, Suicide and more… (Day 1)

Like every end of May, Primavera Sound officially opens the music festivals season. For its 11th edition it promised to be beyond any expectations, with acts such as PiL, Animal Collective, Pulp etc. And it proved it definitely was! This is how the first day of this music marathon went. Stay tuned, the rest will follow soon!

Written by Laura Lotti

Photo by Chus Sanchez (Courtesy of Primavera Sound) Primavera Sound 2011 opened in a delicate climate this year, full of antithetical feelings and tensions. On the one hand, bitterness, for […]

Music Interview with Zohra Atash of Religious To Damn

Described as pretty gypsy, garage psych. Me neither. However this description does surprisingly make sense when you listen to Religious to Damn. Here is my interview with the lead singer; Zohra Atash.

Written by Helen Martin

Religious to Damn Illustration by Gemma Smith Religious to Damn‘s lead singer is Zohra Atash, a cool lady with a batwingged 70s style, a voice a bit like Alison Goldfrapp […]

Festival Preview: the Eden Sessions

In the most unexpected (and magical) setting lies a two week festival about to begin, to find out more, you need to step inside the greenhouse.....

Written by Cari Steel

There are some places on this planet that I can’t believe I haven’t been to yet. On this occasion I’m not talking about far flung exotic hideaways, but bio-domes. One […]

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Girls – A Live Review – The Prince Albert, Brighton

With their surf pop infused blissful shoegaze, these boys don't disappoint

Written by Liv Willars

The eponymous debut album by Californian space cadets, Girls, has been delighting our stereo at Chateau Amelia for some time now – read the album review here – and we […]