Archive for the ‘2009’ Category

We need more records: Dust & Grooves – A crate-diggin photo blog

Posted on Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Are you as obsessed with vinyl as we are? Are you a fellow crate-digger, reader, music lover and vinyl junkie? You have to check out a photo-blog, called Dust & Grooves. This guy, named Eilon Paz has posted some very cool interviews with fellow collectors and other like-minded vinyl junkies. Warning: it’s enough to induce a serious case of record collection envy!

Dust & Grooves

“I have bought my first vinyl record, with my own money when I was 9 years old. It was when we lived in Mexico city. The album was Paul McCartney’s Pipes of peace. The next one was Michael Jackson, Thriller. As I grew older, I started  “inheriting” my brother’s and father’s records. Among them was an almost complete collection of The Pink Floyd.
I spent most of my childhood listening to music, searching for records and enriching my musical knowledge. At one point in my life, I had lost all my records in some Ill-fated circumstances. Since then I had become a low profile crate digger. Records and music plays a big role in my life. In this photo documentary, I will try to unify with these true loves of mine. Enjoy.”

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We need more records: What's In My Bag? Scott Carlson – bassplayer Repulsion and Cathedral

Posted on Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

What’s in My Bag? Artists share some of their recent discoveries from the Amoeba racks. Warning: it’s enough to induce a serious case of record collection envy! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKmgN_cEou8 Scott Carlson is best known as the singer and bass player for the band Repulsion, from Flint, Michigan. Repulsion is one of […]

We need more records: What's in My Bag? Guy Pinhas – bassplayer The Obsessed and Goatsnake

Posted on Monday, August 17th, 2009

What’s in My Bag? Artists share some of their recent discoveries from the Amoeba racks. Warning: it’s enough to induce a serious case of record collection envy! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCV9dFd4SkE Guy Pinhas is a Paris-born bass player who, according to Dave Grohl, is “gnarly” and has played in “one of the greatest […]

We need more records: The best of US heavy psychedelica

Posted on Saturday, August 15th, 2009

Are you as obsessed with the heavy Seventies as we are? You have to check out Dyvelsten’s Youtube channel. This guy has posted some very cool and obscure underground rock and psychedelica from the late Sixties /early Seventies. Warning: it’s enough to induce a serious case of record collection envy! […]

A beginners guide to the music of Swans

Posted on Sunday, May 24th, 2009

Swans are perhaps the single biggest influence on the burgeoning doom / sludge / drone scene aside from the obvious likes of Black Sabbath. New York’s Dan Bukszpan wrote a beginners guide to the music of Swans: One of the unexpected wonders of being in my band, Slow Horse, is […]

Original Pentagram member Geof’O Keefe on First Daze Here

Posted on Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

(From our archives:  Original Pentagram member Geof  ‘O Keefe  wrote an in depth studio report about First Daze Here, the 2002 compilation of rare and unreleased Pentagram songs) I initially learned of First Daze Here when Cameron Davidson called me to tell me that someone from Relapse contacted him about […]

Horror flics as recommended by Justin Oborn

Posted on Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Electric Wizard’s Jus Oborn wrote A Roadburn Film Reel about his favorite horror flics a couple of years ago: Devil’s Angels (USA 1967)  &  Psychomania (UK 1971) First up two biker movies which, I think, represent how a band like Electric Wizard should be… like a crazy fuckin’ bike gang; […]

Kyuss Retrospective

Posted on Monday, May 11th, 2009

Increasingly over the last five years, you’re likely to hear the name of Kyuss cropping up in interviews, album liner notes and even sometimes on radio shows. The reverence that Kyuss is held in is starting to approach mammoths such as Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Jimi Hendrix or contemporaries Nirvana. […]

The Roadburn 2009 Festival that was

Posted on Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

The 2009 Roadburn festival is now behind us and we are left with a huge pile of amazing memories and impressions to tide us over until next year. Once again, people from all over the world descended on Tilburg and the energy at this year’s roadburn seemed extra special.

Jon Blank (Wino, Rezin) 1974-2009 RIP

Posted on Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Jon Blank passed away a few days after his last show with Wino at  the Roadburn 2009 Afterburner. We at Roadburn are saddened by this loss and our thoughts go out to the friends and family he left behind. Click below for the eulogy by his sister on the MySpace […]

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