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Why Anything? Why This? – Shriekback (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

There is no template for a Shriekback album, we worked that out a long time ago. They have that brilliant way about them, a way of using different sonic building blocks from album to album, from track to track, and … Continue reading

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Baby Is An Alien –  Aliens (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It does seem of late, that after a long time spent wondering why music isn’t using its natural platform effectively enough, I have been writing more and more about music with a social conscience. The Judex rallying against wilful ignorance … Continue reading

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New Music of the Day – XXVIII: Now Those Days Have Gone – Shriekback

Mercurial and intelligent as ever Shriekbacks 13th Album is one regular rotation here at Dancing Towers and so we though it only right to share the video for the opening track with you from an album we described thus … … Continue reading

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Without Real String or Fish – Shriekback (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

A new Shriekback album isn’t merely a chance to revel in some wholly original music; it is also a journey through some great lyrical landscapes. Here they seem meander between analogies of the modern world and darker futuristic predictions; that … Continue reading

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Life in the Loading Bay – Shriekback (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Clichés can be useful tools, some of them anyway. For example, good things come to he who waits and quality over quantity are both very apt when talking about Shriekbacks’ album releases. And armed with such overused utterances we are … Continue reading

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