Toby Driver of experimental-metal project Kayo Dot has made it his mission to circumvent the obvious, even if it means being ignored by whole swathes of the metal community.
Cult indie-punks Mclusky* are back, now with a different bassist, an added asterisk, and T-shirts bearing the slogan "Poundland Shellac".
Psych rock is over! Taking cues from the King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard's latest direction, JR Moores decides to join the thrash metal revival (for a bit).
As he releases his most electronic solo album to date, Alexander Tucker discusses sci-fi and horror influences, hating the guitar, and never being "folk" in the first place.
THE SPRITE STUFF
Pixies' prehistory - as the band who helped invent grunge and set rock music onto unforeseen paths - is a matter of record. But they're still very much a going concern, with their third album in five years released next month. Black Francis reveals the secret of the band's continued success... and the role of the zodiac. Elf'n'efficiency: JR Moores
“The intention was to play music that was shorn of all the things that usually make music sound popular and appealing, and to channel a certain tone of negativity that was present in early punk,”
Following Killdren's banishment from Glastonbury, The Quietus exposes the extent of unsavoury #content at this year's festival... and beyond
The UK is a particularly suitable breeding ground for the morose style of post-metal...
JR Moores travels to South Shields to meet the prolific underground guitarist and witness an immolation for inspiration
Forty years after he first started recording as Merzbow, Masami Akita’s music is no easier to categorize. Though his creations are perennially pigeonholed as noise music, anti-music, and even über-music, the sheer magnitude of his output will always present an obstacle to easy classification...