“Imagine Richard Youngs as the junior member of a cabal of prolific and puritanical English musician-mystics, including The Fall’s Mark E Smith, Van..(read more)
After a crushing political defeat at the UK election, one resource of hope is municipalism. One of the most inspiring examples is Preston council.
Rhythmically free flowing and sprawling, with melodies that evolve into rippling keys. It feels like a live jam session with a jazz mentality, contrasting the d..(read more)
English jazz pianist Mike Westbrook released this in 1971; a concept album recorded over three days in the famous Lansdowne studios.
British experimental band Henry Cow pushed rock music to its limits. Their open improvisations, lapidary lyrics, errant melodies, and relentless pursuit of spon..(read more)
Lawrence and Wishart is one of the few remaining independent publishing houses in Britain. It is heir to a long intellectual and political tradition, and has al..(read more)
Brilliant new publication by the imprint of Thurston Moore and Eva Prinz. English musician and writer David Toop’s memoirs!
Still sounding like little else before or since, ‘Repeat’ and ‘Metal’ are held in almost cultish regard by myriad avant-garde and experimental music obs..(read more)
Finally back in print, Visual Music is a one-of-a-kind guided tour through the visual art of creative polymath Brian Eno.
With the demise of the group Wire in 1980, founder members Bruce Gilbert and Graham Lewis joined forces to create Dome. With the assistance of engineer Eric Rad..(read more)