Posts in tag

Sacred Bones


Album Review : John Carpenter’s ‘Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998’

Read More

Album Review : John Carpenter’s ‘Anthology : 1974 -1998

Read More

Album Review : Moon Duo’s ‘Occult Architecture Vol. 2’

Read More

MORT GARSON is a name that’s intoned with due gravity by those who know. Hailing from Canada with an interest of the sounds of early circuitry-based music and a penchant for conceptual albums – concerning witchcraft, the zodiac, even music to help plants grow: to the sort of people you find in the kitchen bathtub …

TIME can really slip by. It’s ten whole years – yep, a decade – since Moon Duo span out of Wooden Shjips with that band’s Ripley Johnson teaming up with keyboardist Samae Yamada to forge a psych-side hustle. Hell, that means it’s almost nine years since I saw Wooden Shjips at End of the Road …

THE WORLD of 60s’ and early 70s’ electronica was full of fascinating, creative mavericks: scientists, polymaths, creatives, all deeply fascinated by the weird things that were happening with the pure and random sound of circuitry. Foremost among them was the Canadian Mort Garson, who began his career with the fantastic space age astrological trippiness of …

EVERYONE loves a cover version, there can be no argument there; what do they do with the song? Do they tread carefully and deferentially; do they take a sledgehammer to it; do they make it their own? Do they make it something very odd indeed, such as Robyn Hitchcock’s a capella take on “Kung Fu …

YOUR favourite psychedelic dronestronauts, Moon Duo, have announced the timely reissue of their debut album, Escape, some ten years on its original release.  Long out of print, Escape was first issued on the Woodsist label back at the turn of the decade, and has been expanded to include three extra tracks from what the band …

BLACK MARBLE, the recording alias of American east-coast Anglophile Chris Stewart, has released a video for his take on Wire’s “In Manchester”, ahead of a covers EP next month. The EP, entitled I Must Be Living Twice, will be released on August 14th by Sacred Bones Records; it’s also available for pre-order via Bandcamp. I …

‘I dig your dog’ is the third track to be taken from actor and musician Caleb Landry Jones’ debut album ‘The Mother Stone’ out on May 1st via Sacred Bones. the track is this misty, psychedelic pop track, Jones taking something from Sgt. Pepper and making it his own. He’s dressed it with this almost …

Photo credit: Jenny Berger Myhre Jenny Hval, the enchanting Norwegian multidisciplinary artist has released a strand alone single – Bonus Material, following on from last years acclaimed ‘The Practise of Love’ album, which came out on Sacred Bones. “It is an unfinished track about unfinished substances leaking into one another,” says Hval. “Trash practicing love.” It’s beautiful and …

Blanck Mass – the solo electronic project of Scotland-based musician Benjamin John Power – has announced his new album, ‘Animated Violence Mild’, out August 16th on Sacred Bones. The first glimpse of the new record comes with a track that accompanies the news, House vs House. It’s a constantly evolving slab of crystalline chords and …

Exploded View, the international project of Welsh-bred, Berlin-based Annika Henderson, and Mexico City-based Hugo Quezada (Robota) and Martin Thulin (Crocodiles), return with their second album Obey, which is set for release 28th September through Sacred Bones. Commenting on the hypotonic, spooky new single Exploded View said, “Ever felt like someone is watching your every move? Your every twitch, your every sneeze? Stare back into the face …