Tag Archives: Scott Walker

Year-end Album Reviews: Scott Walker – Bish Bosch

Scott Walker‘s new album Bish Bosch, out on 4AD, is part three of a loose trilogy that began with Tilt, followed by Drift and now concludes with the sprawling, scatological, majestic and arresting Bish Bosch. Scott Walker is about as far from his 60s teen idol days in this album as he might ever be.Read more…

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Thursday Music News

photo by Dave Lichterman

First things first: South by Southwest has announced its initial line-up for 2013! The list, available at SXSW’s website, includes Thurston Moore, Alt-J, Akron/Family, Klaxons, and more. The festival will take place from March 8-17, and we’ll keep you updated as more acts are added to the roster. As we reported yesterday, Cat Power hasRead more…

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Weird At My School: 4AD 4VR

Tonight I’m thrilled to be hosting in-studio performances by two influential artists: At 9 PM we’ll be broadcasting a session with Robin Guthrie (formerly of Cocteau Twins), followed by another from Brendan Perry (formerly of Dead Can Dance) at 11 PM. And since both those men got their start recording for the iconic independent labelRead more…

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Scribes Sounding Off: Read The Movie, See The Book

by Chris Estey It’s an exciting week here at the pop culture press media compound, hiding behind stacks of dying music magazines before the zeitgeist helicopters swoop in with batches of overheated Kindles to start a blaze. Before our demise, what we’re amped about is a couple of books and a couple of matching DVDsRead more…

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Weird at My School: Scott Walker: 30th Century Man

by DJ El Toro I have notoriously flawed instincts when it comes to popular music. Before the release of Mariah Carey’s first album, I famously told a Sony executive his label was wasting time and money because the public would never go for such an obvious Whitney Houston knockoff. Naturally, with such keen acumen, IRead more…

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