Tag Archives: crowdsourcing

Record Review: It’s Immaterial Album Shimmers After Almost 30 Years Tucked Away In A Closet [part 1]

At the very least, It’s Immaterial can be said to have a public profile that comes with having a top 20 British single in the quixotic “Driving Away From Home.” That song was a  high point of the bathetic and … Continue reading

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Want List: Blow Monkeys Crowdsource 40th Anniversary Album

It’s been a few years since The Blow Monkeys issued their superb “The Wild River” album and it’s time for the band to once again put the groove down. The band and Dr. Robert solo had worked the Pledge Music … Continue reading

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Shriekback’s “Some Kinds Of Light” Album Is Now On Sale

I had reviewed the excellent new Shriekback album in December as I had helped to crowdsource its recording sessions and got in on the early end of distribution. Now the band have it for sale to the rest of humanity … Continue reading

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Record Review: Shriekback – “Some Kinds Of Light” UK CD [part 1]

Shriekback: Some Kinds of Light UK CD [2019] Agony Box Bollo Rex Putting All The Lights Out Weatherman All About Nothing This Is The Science Hyperactual The Fire Has Brought Us Together The Elated World (Cornell Boxes) Galileo Is it … Continue reading

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Shriekback Are Back…Back…BACK! Crowdsourcing Album #15

We’ve been deep in long threads [more to come soon…] and simply dealing with life, but the world never ceases turning just because we’re in the weeds. Last week Shriekback launched their latest crowdsource campaign. This time for their next … Continue reading

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Barry Andrews Fancies Making “Contaminated Pop;” Seeks Patrons

Last week the Shriekback mailing list got an email that felt like the reissue of Barry Andrews’ “Lost Pop Songs” last year was actually an outlier to wheel turning in Mr. Andrews’ cranium to a conclusion that maybe it was … Continue reading

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No Joy In Shriekville…

It is with furrowed brow that I report that the Shriekback Kickstarter campaign to raise funding for an American tour in 2018 to progress from the UK/European dates they successfully raised funding for last year has ended in failure. Out … Continue reading

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