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I found a new job last week so after three months of unemployment and tight budgets I was finally ready to splash out some money on records to congratulate myself. I hadn’t been to the record store in quite some time so I had a lot to catch up to, although I wasn’t really following who released what over the past half year. This is what I found today. (more…)

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This show flew a little bit under the radar as I only learned about it a few weeks ago. It has been quite some time since Neurosis went on some sort of a tour in Europe so the expectations were quite enormous. Previously the only chance to catch a glimpse of their live shows was at festivals or exclusive shows in the U.K. and I know quite a few people who especially went to those shows. (more…)

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I wonder who recommended this band to me. Somehow I am not quite sure, but uit must have been a friend a few years ago while we were sitting at the plaza in front of the Dom, Cologne’s huge cathedral. I found the first record “Time & Withering” (2004) at our local recordstore, a 4-track monster that drags itself on for almost 40 minutes. Usually I would have backed off from music like this, but there must have been something (of which I really don’t know what it is) which kept me listening to the record quite a lot. Guess what, I even bought their second album “The Ties That Bind” (2006). Six songs this time, and maybe it’s just me but I felt this one was slightly easier to listen to. Still very thick and slow, but yet a little lighter, at least what I thought. (more…)

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