ALBUM REVIEW: Helen Money and Will Thomas – Trace 


 

Helen Money, aka Alison Chesley, is a cellist who has worked with some pretty heavy hitters in the alternative/underground scenes including Jarboe, Bob Mould, Steve Albini, and Neurosis. In addition to these, she has also released music as part of the band Verbow and as a composer for film, theatre, and dance. 

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ALBUM REVIEW: Fågelle – Den Svenska Vreden


 

Marking ten years since the first self-titled release under the name Fågelle, Den Svenska Vreden (Medication Time Records), is the latest album by Swede Klara Andersson and collaborator Henryk Lipp.

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Jarboe’s “Sacrificial Cake” Remasterd Release Arrives on Vinyl


Earlier in 2022 prolific and essential avant-garde artist Jarboe re-issued her classic solo masterwork Sacrificial Cake, remastered and released via The Circle Music. After a slight delay, the norm these days, the gorgeous deluxe vinyl edition, a first for this album, has arrived. Released in a glorious gatefold with a tip on sleeve on double lavender discs, the color theme is an homage to the signature track “Lavender Girl” Limited to 500 copies, this vinyl should make the ultimate compliment to one of Jarboe’s lasting gifts to the music world.   Continue reading


GHOST CULT PODCAST: Episode #163: Jarboe – The Ghost Cult Interview


We had the honor of chatting with world-class artist Jaboe to discuss her recently re-imagined album of classics and rareities Skin Blood Women Roses, released via Consouling Sounds / Sonic Rendezvous for Record Store Day. Jarboe discussed this new album, and highlighted points from her entire career, her feelings about Roadburn Festival, and her time featuring with Swans on their best-known and loved material. She also discussed her other artistic disciplines, upcoming world tour, and much more!

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Jarboe Shares New Music Video for Her Classic Track “Red Rose”


Legendary Avant-Garde and multifaceted artist Jarboe will reissue her essential early album Skin Blood Women Roses for Dutch Record Store Day on April 23rd, 2022 via Consouling Sounds. The album package will be available as an LP Gatefold – limited edition, transparent red & black vinyl and as a CD – 6-panel digipack. She just a new music video for “Red Rose” which you can see below! 

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ALBUM REVIEW: Leila Abdul-Rauf – Phantasiai


No matter how much you write about a record, you can never quite fully encapsulate the feelings invoked by the music. Composer and multi-instrumentalist Leila Abdul-Rauf’s (Vastum, Ionophore, Cardinal Wyrm, Fyrhtu) words about her new album, Phantasiai, go some way to explaining why this might be. She writes, by way of explanation of the record’s concept:

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Jarboe – Cut Of The Warrior


Jarboe, or Jarboe La Salle Devereaux as she is known to her accountant, is also the other founding member of the legendary Swans. So, no pressure there, then. She’s also shockingly busy, with a looooong discography, and a new ambient/experimental rock album, Cut Of The Warrior (Translation Loss Records) out this month. But is it her swan song, or will it break this reviewer’s arm?Continue reading