Fourth Dimension Vinyl, CD & tapes from Norman Records
Aside from having a fear of vowels, Andrew Fearn holds the secret to Sleaford Mods’ success - all of the necessary production and sampling dirt for Jason Williamson to bark over. His EXTNDDNTWRK project covers the period when he escapes the anger of his bandmate and doesn’t need to be super crunchy and grinding, instead focusing his ...view item
'Down But Defiant Yet' manages to tread into numerous corners of rock and experimental music in a short space of time, with a meandering twin guitar opening giving way to avant and post rock styles via a healthy dose of noise and atmosphere. Whilst a contemporary release, here the band's history is well represented....view item
Originally released in 1997, this reissue refreshes the Splinter classic. Boasting a vast palette of influences, 'Moraine' takes us through fuzzed out rock dirges, howling and stuttering noise and free jazz splashes thrown over the top. The atmosphere bleeds in here and there, creating an exciting and dynamic journey overall....view item
Poetry and percussive stupor become symbiotic on this new, ever-so limited tape from Map71. One of them, he’s a drummer -- Andy Pyne is his name, and he creates a claustrophobic, super metallic racket with repetitive and ear-clinging rhythms. The other’s a poet by the name os Lisa Jayne, whose driven verse refuses to let up and keeps...view item
I've not come across EXTNDDNTWRK before but it doesn't take much digging to figure out that this is the solo project of the "Chris Lowe of Sleaford Mods" Andrew Fearn. Yup, this is two CDs of instrumentals from the guy who stands at the back with a dinky synth while his buddy gets all sweary on the mic.
Thurston Moore & Tom Surgal
Erstwhile guitar-noise practitioner and former Sonic Youth guy Thurston Moore teams up with Tom Surgal and his drum kit for this 1996 free-improv session. The two duck and weave around each other, generating sizzling electro-crackle atmospheres for all the family. This reissue of Not Me ...view item