PODCAST: Episode 445 – Tom Osman Interviews Felix Gebhard of Zahn



Tom Osman interviews Felix Gebhard of Zahn! Zahn features members of Einstürzende Neubauten, and ex-The Ocean. The synth-driven avant-garde trio released their new album Adria – late last year via Crazysane Records! Tom and Felix discussed the origins of the band, their approach to songwriting, thoughts on streaming inequities and Bandcamp, and much more. Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Blanket – Ceremonia


A genre-striding quartet from Blackpool, Blanket are back with their latest album, Ceremonia (Church Road Records). It is their third record and sees them continue their emotive brand of Post-Rock and Shoegaze, with the metal influences from their previous album Modern Escapism replaced with nineties Alternative Rock. Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Newmoon – Temporary Light


In the mid-80s under the shadow of the Regan-era Cold War tension, bands like the Cocteau Twins crafted sonic fairylands that shone out from their depressive souls.

It makes sense that today’s youth would want to experience a similar escape.Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Zombi – Direct Inject


Great music, like great movies, can take you to another world. Instrumental synth-based duo Zombi work their transporting, soundtrack-oriented magic on the sublime, cinema-literate Direct Inject (Relapse Records).Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Arms And Sleepers – What Tomorrow Brings


 

Mirza Ramic doesn’t do anything halfway.

The musical artist and producer helped to found Arms And Sleepers, an electronic trip hop outfit that was formed back in 2006 and has since released 13 full-lengths and 20 EPs in that time. His latest effort is no less impactful.Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: A Burial At Sea – Close To Home


With all the technical and specialist instrumentalism that goes into the world of post-Rock, it is no wonder that the sub-genre has almost become synonymous with being a tad bit pretentious, with acts at times focusing on how skilled their members are than writing a good song.

It’s only been six years since A Burial At Sea formed, but quickly they have cemented in their earlier works that this has not been the case for them at all. Continue reading