Yello turn blue with their second video

October 23, 2009 in Video by EB Team

Fans can now get their eager hands on the second instalment of the virtual film Touch Yello. Entitled “Tangier Blue”, this extract is a continuation of last week’s futuristic “Tiger Dust” video. “Tangier Blue” is a dreamy new song from the group’s excellent new album of the same name, Touch Yello. If their virtual concert – more

Blackened Blue: Daniel Jones on Xiu Xiu’s Nina

December 4, 2013 in Reviews by Daniel Jones
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Jazz and blues fans might not normally gravitate to Xiu Xiu’s strange, often menacing music. However, as Daniel Jones explains, Jamie Stewart’s industrial pop ballads are an excellent backdrop to pay tribute to one of music’s most affecting voices: Nina Simone. – more

New Order in old battles

June 22, 2012 in Features by D. Strauss

Thu, June 21, 2012 Tempodrom, Berlin It is the season of attempted post-punk resurrections in Berlin: Jah Wobble and Keith Levene just passed through town, riding the tiger of a new PIL album that lacks their presence by dragging an elephant of ‘Metal Box in Dub’ behind them, complete with a youthful Johnny Rotten manqué. – more

Waiting for the Ghost: an interview with Freddy Ruppert

August 28, 2012 in Interviews by Lucia Udvardyova
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  Music is a deeply personal thing for Freddy Ruppert, which could explain his departure from This Song is a Mess But So Am I for a cathartic solo initiation into the world of songwriting. Since then his pathos has created Former Ghosts, a collaboration with Jamie Stewart of Xiu Xiu, Nika Roza Danilova of Zola Jesus and – more