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Baker's Dozen

Let It Happen: Paddy Shine's Baker's Dozen
Harry Sword , April 27th, 2022 10:30

Paddy Shine is one of the most relentless instigators in the underground, both as part of Gnod and in myriad other projects. Ahead of the release of the debut album by his weird folk group Moundabout alongside Phil Masterson on Rocket this summer, he guides Harry Sword through 13 vital slabs


Les Rallizes Dénudés – Heavier Than A Death In The Family

What to say about these guys? One of the greatest bands ever. I don’t even know that much about [guitarist] Takashi Takeshi Nakamura, nobody does really. But I’m blown away by the mystique. His guitar sound is the best guitar sound there has ever been, I think, it’s unbelievable. Also, it’s the greatest album title you’ve ever heard. Unreal. It reminds me of when I first heard The 13th Floor Elevators; it’s just wild. You can pick any Les Rallizes Dénudés record but this one is really special. We originally came across it after Chris read Julian Cope’s Japrocksampler and went on a massive downloading session. We ended up covering a couple of the tracks just to get in the groove, ‘Night of the Assassins’ in particular. Anyone who’s into rock & roll or weird shit and they’ve not come across this band? They need to hear it. The real deal.