Tag Archives: Barry Andrews

That Next Shriekback Album Is Right On Time…And I Didn’t Even Know The Train Was Running!

Gloryoski! I was keeping my head down, minding my own huge stack of affairs threatening to rain down on my head yesterday morning when I received a communique from the Shriekback mailing list. Apparently idle hands are still the Devil’s … Continue reading

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Record Review: Robert Fripp – “League Of Gentlemen” US LP [part 2]

[…continued from last post] One of the most astonishing songs here, “Eye Needles,” was built on urgent tick-tock rhythms played furiously on keys that had Fripp soloing with a shower of double picked notes before hanging back to beefier chords … Continue reading

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Record Review: Robert Fripp – “League Of Gentlemen” US LP [part 1]

Robert Fripp’s “Drive To 1981” culminated in a trio of albums for that most significant year. The first out of the box was perhaps the most surprising of the Fripp albums of that period. “The League Of Gentlemen” was a … Continue reading

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Barry Andrews Moonlights For All Solo, All Electronic Stic Basin 2 Album

As a fan of Shriekback, I completely missed out on the Stic Basin phenomenon on the Shriekback.com of 2003. The first flowering of Shriekback online resulted in a series of rarities compilations and the odd self-released album which completely passed … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Into The Past That Never Was For Barry Andrews On New Live Album From 2003

Last Friday, word went out to the Shriekback mailing list that lo, a new field recording of Barry Andrews on an exploratory jaunt through four cities of the USA in the winter of 2003 had surfaced and it was now … Continue reading

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Barry Andrews of Shriekback Steps Into the Contaminated Pop Zone [part 2]

[…continued from last post] “K.L.U.D.G.E.” was possibly the most Shriekback-like song here with the lurching big beat colossus at its core, but the little details revealed the cracks in the musical DNA sequences. While it had a Tokyo-crushing vibe that … Continue reading

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Barry Andrews of Shriekback Steps Into the Contaminated Pop Zone [part 1]

Barry Andrews: Contaminated Pop UK CD [2019] Put Me To Work Sh*t Pixie Virgin Of The Ladder Abdomen Jones Lollipop Bomb Filthy Wonderland K.L.U.D.G.E. Consolation Feel The Need It was only just over a year ago when Shriekback unleashed their … Continue reading

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