I spoke with JE, member of a new wave of heavy psychedelic spacerock band Black Space Riders from Germany. They released this year intriguing album “Refugeeum” and brand new EP “Beyond Refugeeum”. Peter Balkus: Your band Black Space Riders is based in Germany. Please tell us more about how the […]
“No pressure” is our way – Interview with JE from German psychedelic spacerock band Black Space Riders
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10 songs for Halloween that are actually about ghosts (and aren’t just metaphors for something else).
Other-worldly references in song have frequently been used to express more corporeal pre-occupations. Whether it’s...
Aside from the fact that they are all forms of popular entertainment, what do music, film, theatre, painting and offbeat...
OK, Listen up guys, heres the deal. Pay close attention, soak up every word, and share this with your peers and friends. The reason that the majority of you will never succeed is simply because you do not take a proactive approach towards your career. In todays market more than […]Read more ›
“There’s nothing wrong with good old tapes” – Interview with Gaz Richards, funder of D.I.Y. cassette label Solid 7 Records
Gaz Richards is the funder of Solid 7 Records, a D.I.Y cassette label, releasing on tapes his own recordings, along with other music that interests him. We chatted about his label, his “relationship” with cassettes, tapes’ comeback and new recording technology. Piotr Balkus: What was the main reason you decided […]Read more ›
On November 10, 2014, I strolled down to The Fleece in Bristol eagerly awaiting to see the Swedish Rock group Blues Pills live in concert on their UK tour, with opening acts The Vintage Caravan and Black Wolf. Upon arriving at the venue I came across an unnerving scene: 90% […]Read more ›
Is there a more hated band in the world than Nickelback? The types of reactions they receive is generally reserved for the perpetrators of the most serious of crimes. Some would tell you that their music is a serious crime. They will tell you that it is generic, soulless and all […]Read more ›