Tag Archives: crowdsourcing

If It’s Spring, It Must Be Crowdsource Time…

Last year around this time, you could tell it was Spring because all of the crowd-sourced projects were in bloom! Seemingly at once. I had Mari Wilson, Dr. Robert, and Billie Ray Martin all coming to a head at once.  This year … Continue reading

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Record Review: Shriekback – The Elated World [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] When I popped this into the CD player, it immediately paid dividends with the frantic drum + bass of “Artminx.” The furious and repetitive vocal loops seemed like something more in Yello’s playbook than the work of … Continue reading

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Record Review: Shriekback – The Elated World [part 1]

Shriekback: The Elated World UK CD-R [2017] Artminx Sensation To Sensation Cruel Optimism Clench Fist Labs Brilliant Patina 960 Drive Neirophreak 1 Neurophreak 2 You Meaning You Indecisive Phenotype Tiny Struggle St’Bolay Mood T*ts Mombassa Moon More Percussion [Than There … Continue reading

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Shriekback Reach Kickstarter Goal – Shows Booked – That Simple!

Well, we discussed the notion of Shriekback moving out into the world as a live entity and their Kickstarter campaign. Several days ago, it reached its goal and then three UK dates to kick off the UK/Euro leg of their … Continue reading

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Shriekback Speak The “L” Word With Kickstarter Campaign

Any regulars here will know that I hold Shriekback in pretty high esteem. The band have been fairly active over the years, trickling out an album every 2-5 years [better than most, actually] and of late they have been working … Continue reading

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Roedelius To Return To America in 2017

This Monk makes many errors in judgement. I’ll never be the Post-Punk Pope because I’m all too fallible. I had been feeling the sting of not seeing seminal German musician Hans-Joachim Roedelius back in 2011, when he found himself playing … Continue reading

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Skids Return In Crowdsource Campaign

The Skids were usually a band that I read about rather than heard, back in the day. It was not until the instance of their third album, “The Absolute Game,” in 1980, that I ever heard them on theVirgin “Cash … Continue reading

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