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The Telescopes
Stone Tape

Drone drone drone. The Telescopes have had the sort of career that its difficult to draw on a map. They were once pretty popular shoegazers and we all remember the time they went a bit jazzy. But over the last few years they have been making the sort of very noisy drone music that could appeal to fans of anyone from ...view item »

The Telescopes
As Light Return

I'm just working off a few snippets but I thought I'd tell you a bit about the new the Telescopes album. They are certainly a band that do what the hell they like and any fans of 90s indie who saw them at the Gigantic all dayer in 2016 would hopefully be left clutching their ears in despair. The band started making their nihilistic shoegaze arou...view item »

A Place To Bury Strangers / The Telescopes
Split Single No. 6

Although the world doesn’t really need another version of ‘I Wanna Be Your Dog’ (the original is perfectly fine thank you), The Telescopes at least make a massive old racket on this cover of the Stooges classic, as if they’ve played it in the bottom of a well. The vocals lack Igg...view item »

The Telescopes
Splashdown: The Complete Recordings 1990-1992

Early business from The Telescopes. Splashdown compiles all four of their Creation EP’s, a never-before-released theoretical fifth EP, their whole second album, some cover versions from compilations, and a previously unreleased Peel Session! Good lord! This comprehensive package can be yours for a very reasonable ...view item »

The Telescopes
Hidden Fields

The miserable Telescopes have a pretty spot on name: channeling the styles of harsh noise and straight up rock, they’ve never quite settled on either sound, but have the precision for both. They’re microscopic voyeurs of genre, able to brace their listener with unkind feedback while steadying the tempo and brooding their way towards ...view item »