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Supersonic In Review: Podcast And Photo Gallery
The Quietus , August 6th, 2009 10:15

Our favourite extreme/alt festival, Supersonic, was a corker this year. Here's our podcast and gallery of highlights


Never has the mid life crisis sounded so good. Somehow, Goblin's funked-out synthproggery is more apposite to this atmosphere of unconditional affection than to its original horror-camp context. Perhaps love is more universal than gore, or perhaps it's me who's having the mid-life crisis. Who cares? They sound so satisfying, so crisply textured and interesting; this music is still so idiosyncratic, deftly bending genre idioms to its will. PD