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All Tomorrow's Parties Reviewed: Breeders And Fans Strike Back II
John Doran , May 26th, 2009 08:02

The Quietus (in the form of John Doran, Luke Turner, Jeremy Allen, Phil Hebblethwaite, Andrzej Lukowski, Maria Jefferis, Stu Green, Andy Ennis and Edd Westmacott) stumble around Minehead Butlins snapping and scribbling. The luckiest are the ones that died first . . .


Bon Iver

So this guy lives in a shed right? Maybe that's, like, an aspirational thing in Kansas but here it's nothing to be proud of. I mean, I was homeless once, and I'd sooner forget about it to be honest. Anyway, surely he's got enough money to move into a houseboat now? My friend tells me to wait for the psychedelic overtones. When they arrive they are so mild they make Wilco sound like Acid Mothers Temple. Subtle psychedelia. Now there's an oxymoron I'm not down with.

There is something undeniably pleasant about his sound but I guess I've missed the chance to catch him in the intimate venue, like The Luminaire (or my shed), that he needs.