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The Quietus @theQuietus London, England

Europe's largest independent music & culture website. Support tQ: https://t.co/GfMVsosklY

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'The fantasia-like wonder and caprice of The Age of Adz has been eschewed for more regulated, soulful, almost mourn… https://t.co/U3YT26eVsuFrom the minds behind The Ballad of Shirley Collins comes a new journey into the sounds and history of the Southern… https://t.co/7TQNacJJ0UDavid Fincher's grisly neo-noir turns 25 this year, but its major influences go back much further than the film ind… https://t.co/3AYQgEZNfh"I know Venetian Snares well and I’ve learned a lot from him, but I listen to that and I still don’t how the fuck i… https://t.co/03zQWGvKZcCarl Craig and Moritz von Oswald have a new record on the way, on which they each offer up their own take on a trac… https://t.co/z2j8Hwp8Uj'One of those albums that occasionally makes you tear off the headphones thinking something unseen has made a noise… https://t.co/xMqMareDRq'For all the synthetic otherworldliness, this record is unflinchingly honest in its assessment of the United States… https://t.co/FhTdIwqua2"I had quite high expectations of my own record. I never liked that process of relinquishing it to someone else."… https://t.co/NtnFmU7doH'Berlin has underlined its global importance as a leading centre for contemporary art. A more intensive track and t… https://t.co/VjOwePVIzHLondon's much-loved Corsica Studios has launched a fundraising campaign with some help from Jamie xx, as it faces p… https://t.co/QcGHfhldXr'An affiliate of John Cage and Morton Feldman, but like so many women around that time didn't get her dues.' Bunit… https://t.co/g5cLkXBvrB'Even the conceptual adversaries that Fisher takes up during these lectures possess a technicolour glow to them.'… https://t.co/hYY1CYwZ2n“I had to do away with all my previous tropes. No stories, no characters, no metaphor and no self-mythology. I felt… https://t.co/ORkm7FTd5I'With By The Fire, Thurston Moore goes properly into orbit. Make no mistake; this is an album that stands shoulder… https://t.co/zeXmPPHDGmCall Super's third album, 'Every Mouth Teeth Missing', will be released by the NYC-based label Incienso next month… https://t.co/oyDvNWAWk5"Some of the most amazing gigs I’ve ever seen have been turntablists. QBert can control the room with one record. H… https://t.co/BVVN2wVoC0Our @PaddyClarke is chiselling out the first of our subscriber-only monthly playlists to help you catch up with all… https://t.co/VBwV5017OK"They’re the musicians that I stand most in awe of. Where you see rock musicians just get worse and worse, or just… https://t.co/mxIMrWmwmzActress has released a new double single, 'Loveless / Angels Pharmacy', as a precursor to his forthcoming album… https://t.co/nKEtMkUP4a'The Ascension feels like an attempt at rebalancing our perceptions of the Christian movement – if only in a small… https://t.co/9nQkrYBMu5"There’s no f***ing conspiracy! No f***ing Grand Plan! There’s no f***ing plan at all, that’s the f***Ing problem!"… https://t.co/zUtSRnNb5r"I don’t know what I’m going to do. You can’t know what the future holds, but in normal life, you have a certain st… https://t.co/ScIOLQcOxo'An exaltation of auto horns joined by a siren that swoops in the back, over a solid drone that sounds like hundred… https://t.co/5gHQfhIK56'Róisín Murphy – self mythologiser, aesthete, blue-rubber-legginged nightclub magician – has conjured this place fr… https://t.co/1qlgtV9wiL"I would have never rejoined Red Hot Chili Peppers if I had thought that meant that I was going to stop doing elect… https://t.co/H0Y5SSRv9xA third of UK musicians are considering ending their music careers due to the pandemic, according to a survey carri… https://t.co/01Cgq6KVsM'Pieces play out through the development of extended chords that slip quickly from crystalline purity to broad, dar… https://t.co/hP3YfuA5bP'In the twenty-years since White Pony, the band have continued circling the formula they established at the start o… https://t.co/OByqm97Q9j
9/25
2020
A third of UK musicians are considering ending their music careers due to the pandemic, according to a survey carri… https://t.co/84GcRWRkFi"I love all of Richard D James’ music equally but Analord was a big turning point for me. Suddenly everything click… https://t.co/EhJv2l2Lvf"An average worker earning, let's say, £1500 a month is going to get £300. That's not enough for rent, let alone fo… https://t.co/GNFfRHvy20Figures from the UK music industry have today condemned Rishi Sunak's Winter Economy Plan as the potential death kn… https://t.co/dsa6yjWDjk'Every single one of its songs implores you to dance, and in doing so implores you also to forget the human fragili… https://t.co/N2JgtDCiOC'Ohms is Deftones concentrate. The band’s shortest album to date focuses down thirty years of Deftone-ness into a c… https://t.co/vnk5POl3Us'Moore has taken stock of his highlights and consolidated them into a unified whole. Not a re-tread of hallowed gro… https://t.co/fy4z4fLPB1Actress has released a new double single, 'Loveless / Angels Pharmacy', as a precursor to his forthcoming album… https://t.co/RlftKrus1v'The exhibition is supported by a €250,000 grant provided by the city of Berlin, in an effort to get the furloughed… https://t.co/lyblcDky0t'After Heather died, I was about to start High Rise with Ben Wheatley. I called Ben after she died and said, I'm no… https://t.co/nZlId1TkjqOneohtrix Point Never is releasing a new radio-inspired album, titled 'Magic Oneohtrix Point Never', next month… https://t.co/lVx0MK8ggt'In terms of composition, La Haine isn't so different to Amélie. Its characters are expressive, shot in vivid close… https://t.co/sElz3AF8UU'There is a basic lesson underlying these lectures... We will have to learn to endure the hardships of practical, p… https://t.co/opvZVJYa5E'Sonically this album is closer to Sleaford Mods or the Billy Nomates record, or even folk bands like Stick In The… https://t.co/Nlsh0Y4ciE"'Pseudoscience”! What the f*** do you know about f***ing science? When did you last even boil a f***ing kettle?'… https://t.co/NZXTK5ZJca"When I discovered The Prodigy I didn’t know about breakbeat hardcore or the scene they were attached to at that ti… https://t.co/HlebhIUTjs'It’s emotive, heavy, satisfying. It’s Deftones. They’ve made their album again and, honestly, you wouldn’t have it… https://t.co/eMYCbXQC2h'From the very first track, we are told explicitly that what follows is a technological artifice: “a perfect simula… https://t.co/Ik8pLzDDxH“I can’t say I was consciously responding to it, but I think I was taking the cue, taking the opportunity to simpli… https://t.co/uyPwbKWf6U"My Anglo-Iranian heritage is very important to me. I grew up with my dad listening to Iranian poetry and improv on… https://t.co/5q7N5bx5ky'Surti is nothing like the celebratory sound of qawwali, it turns slowly on its axis, a dance in slow motion, accom… https://t.co/WDf1Gw7be8'A precision-engineered fantasy, Róisín Machine reaches across the aeons to marry our silicon-chipped overlords wit… https://t.co/25hMxILXgb'Frusciante's new album Maya is a rapturous, wonderfully shapeshifting release underscoring his status as an electr… https://t.co/LqwORiPZwU"We thought, let’s make the concept of Young Knives something that people like and battle with the demons involved… https://t.co/RiLj7qlSXT'These pieces feel like landscapes in their own right. ‘Against all Tenderness of the Eyes’ is monolithic in its st… https://t.co/1kK1AcGuGyMoor Mother is releasing a new album, 'Circuit City', this Friday. Developed from a 2019 theatrical piece, it look… https://t.co/dqK5dlc3BG
9/24
2020
“You think that you’re more in control than you are, but you’re much more driven by your base fears and impulses.”… https://t.co/txNmxdHDdNMoor Mother is releasing a new album, 'Circuit City', this Friday. Developed from a 2019 theatrical piece, it look… https://t.co/B6WQUfCY4t.@Corsica_Studios is a venue dear to tQ's heart - it's where we held our fifth birthday gig and ludicrous 10th anni… https://t.co/F633Ay3XkXSearing double-saxophoned industrial noise outfit Lonesaw share their debut single in the form of the harrowing 'Ba… https://t.co/HWpWGwDSvE"When he passed away recently, it was a sad day for me and so many others. Almost without exception all composers I… https://t.co/irGM1euga8'You won’t hear Tricky’s own voice – that wonderful lowdown trademark grind and rasp – until the fifth track on Fal… https://t.co/NBhetHGwz7For tQ today I had a chat with @youngknives about their tremendous new album Barbarians https://t.co/AZhYJlNHe9
Retweeted by The Quietus"The second I started listening I just knew. I guess I was looking for the punk equivalent of synth-pop or somethin… https://t.co/noXeIgcSUGAn extensive 1972 library music project by Ennio Morricone and Bruno Nicolai is being reissued across 10 LPs next m… https://t.co/3OomJqnHQv"We seem prone to continuously wiping each other out and hurting each other, so the question is, how do you live wi… https://t.co/v97SysKxm1'Berlin’s infamous club has found new life as a temporary gallery. What will happen to the dozens of other clubs an… https://t.co/r93bXfIKSV'Berlin's art week (9–13th September) saw a repurposed Berghain stuffed with over 100 works, a Biennale spread over… https://t.co/tWhdkKQpcY'Cantus, Descant approaches organs from Husserl’s epoché, all presuppositions temporarily suspended to make way for… https://t.co/nR3v0DyJGA'La Haine caused significant impact upon release, winning Kassovitz the prestigious Best Director award at Cannes b… https://t.co/BvwJSaZnLL"We were at this night in Leeds called Cosmic Slop, and I was like ‘Pete, could you come with me to Uganda?’ The ne… https://t.co/DpqxEEI1BU'In the span of a decade, the complexities of his work have been hollowed out his fans and have been replaced by an… https://t.co/d4W5ap6FPa'What’s f***ing heroism got to f***ing do with it, you yapping streak of f***ing liquid horseshit? It’s a f***ing v… https://t.co/WUWvGls3Tk"As a child I was into a lot of science-fiction, which happened to be based in Japan. I fell in love with Japan the… https://t.co/cBeM7Qq5Jh“I think in a time of crisis, you find yourself in fight or flight mode, and this record is really about that state… https://t.co/MGFrNmGVoZThe Bristol music venue formerly known as Colston Hall has a new name: Bristol Beacon https://t.co/IYK4mUrxx9 https://t.co/SqL3d5ZqGF"Depeche Mode's 12”s are so incredible because they’ve been a huge influence not only obviously on synth-pop, but a… https://t.co/QShTVUc0Ai'The Berlin they've made isn't a copy in style: instead, it conjures up the sounds of jangly goth-pop, early '90s s… https://t.co/CzwYhuvIOiElectronic music isn't some casual fling for the Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist. From synth-pop and ghetto house,… https://t.co/htJPo8mhxJ'A taut, at times challenging, but engrossing collection of sounds - a sort of necromancy of land.' Richard Skelto… https://t.co/4J8lMY3VaJ'Recorded at the Swiss Museum for Electronic Music Instruments, on some odd and obscure synths, many of which were… https://t.co/SvG29355Qq"Every aspect of this album feels like a stride through the countryside and it conjures up the image of a beautiful… https://t.co/d3vzJkGUHs"That’s it: just me, messing around with a sound, finding out how much can I get out of these turntables. I don’t u… https://t.co/Jl1BohNibY'Kick drums on ‘Rehearsing For The Attack’ sound like explosions heard through a walkie-talkie, and the hi-hats on… https://t.co/ccBMLFBn6E'By The Fire is an 83-minute journey that revs up, builds energy and then covers some serious aural distance.' Thu… https://t.co/UVVukZYT7P
9/23
2020
The UK government has announced the introduction of a 10pm curfew for bars, pubs and restaurants. Trials of events… https://t.co/Z9IDZGOfjXWith a new EP out in a couple of weeks, Yo La Tengo have unveiled a new track from it, 'Bleeding'. Listen to it her… https://t.co/hVFLkLDCxw"Listening to this album, I can tell you without ever having met Agnes Obel that she’s a perfectionist. It’s an alb… https://t.co/T4iSPC3wgh'Contemporary improvisations on traditional instruments including a pipa, a duduk (an Armenian double-reed flute) a… https://t.co/lMJ3RRbBL7'Touching on pretty much every aspect of Moore’s career to date, By The Fire isn’t so much a patchwork as a seamles… https://t.co/m8TOH3d7yIWith a new EP out in a couple of weeks, Yo La Tengo have unveiled a new track from it, 'Bleeding'… https://t.co/ZQgEUw7XUi"One thing that’s unique about the turntable is its tactility, the fingers on the vinyl. There’s a human dimension… https://t.co/sneNSdDs81'There are no shots of the Louvre, the Notre Dame, or the Arc de Triomphe – the only architectural divinities of La… https://t.co/sUyKbMxfxS'Many questions still linger. What will happen to the dozens of other clubs and DIY spaces in Berlin that do not re… https://t.co/yWMtc2AbnH'Fisher’s last lessons are so vital because they feel familiarly alien and complex within Fisher’s own body of work… https://t.co/uaKyliWqO3"I’ve become much more inward [looking], much more contemplative, and come to understand and believe that no revolu… https://t.co/mvTu0o4Dpk"Hassell’s compositions offer thoughtful combinations of cycle and gesture that invoke a grounded sensibility of ho… https://t.co/45AlhMZpri"We took T-Rex, The Cure, Oasis, stuff that she loved, Springsteen, Elliott Smith, and gave it a sprinkle of our id… https://t.co/AMQj2TMD5l"One of those upper echelons of composers who have redefined how we perceive classical music, while being able to m… https://t.co/C2YRumdHZ5"Some of the most amazing gigs I’ve ever seen have been turntablists. QBert can control the room with one record. H… https://t.co/pWCjKghf6a'These feral half-songs were recorded around 1993, and are all spikes and squalls and twangs – quick cuts between f… https://t.co/oLNbvlG0Zr"America’s not really the great democratic experiment, it’s a terrifying manifestation of the relentless pursuit of… https://t.co/wyKxUk4unp
9/22
2020

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