Kitchens of Distinction
This week there are box sets from The Jazz Butcher and Kitchens of Distinction, a five-disc compilation of classic UK goth, a collection of post-psych/pre-prog UK rock curated by Bob and Pete of Saint Etienne, and the reissue of the album for which the term “post-rock” was coined.
Legendary UK indie comp C86 just got reissued on vinyl for Record Store Day and now comes word that Cherry Red is following it up this year with the C87 box set which will be released June 17. Now the NME didn’t actually release a C87 cassette, but Cherry Red got C86 compiler Neil Taylor […]
return of the 'Downfall' meme: Hitler learns Cocteau Twins aren't reforming for festival season (watch)
There was a while there — oh, 2009 or so — when you could barely go a day without someone posting a new parody of the scene in Downfall when Adolf Hitler learns he’s lost the war…
'90s-era shoegazers Kitchens of Distinction reform, releasing first new album in nearly 20 years (stream a track)
Not so much a reformation as a reconciliation. Reconciling the past with who we are now. That what we had to offer 20 years ago was actually worth making AND worth listening to…