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The Quietus @theQuietus London, England

Europe's largest independent music and culture website. Shop The Quietus: https://t.co/KmCbQ70pj5 (RT’s are not necessarily endorsements)

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Berlin's CTM festival has made its first line-up announcement for 2020. Deathprob, Giant Swan, Zamilska, US rapper… https://t.co/USxnJa3R2w
10/17
2019
New tracks by Sarah Davachi, Space Afrika and more will feature on a new ambient-focused compilation from Ghostly I… https://t.co/qRYTXBSzBwBristol's premier festival Simple Things returns to the city this weekend, with Holly Herndon, A Certain Ratio, Wil… https://t.co/zZKGjenxpG'Kim Gordon was always a curious blend of telling it like it is and keeping it elusive.' Kim Gordon's No Home Reco… https://t.co/kXxun80LHx'More valuable and vital than a million Bellowheads or their tedious ilk. He just doesn’t really sound like folk. A… https://t.co/iA4zPz6nzR“When you’re walking around the woods it feels like communication in a way. You’re looking at things and it’s showi… https://t.co/JjpcRZg9jB'By a happy coincidence, the performance has fallen on National Coming Out Day; Rostron points out that it took the… https://t.co/hkeFTRBQQk"Charles Mingus' Oh Yeah is like The Magic Roundabout, but it gets to this really free thing where he's just shouti… https://t.co/WYMJwKXG4vDeathprod, Giant Swan and VTSS are amongst the first acts confirmed for the 21st edition of Berlin's @CTMFestival e… https://t.co/Y6HQbvE9vp'Future From Here is an album that sounds familiar and fresh at the same time.' @HurtlingBand's debut reviewed… https://t.co/QmVZGbbqyHLuke Younger, aka Helm, will take over @Cafeoto in Dalston this weekend, with a heavyweight supporting cast. Friday… https://t.co/mEqbBT1IhqBristol's premier festival Simple Things returns to the city this weekend with yet another wide-ranging musical lin… https://t.co/TWAcuBIKMtBeneath the fog and shady sounds, Slaylor Moon's latest album for Maple Death Records feels intimate and ominous, f… https://t.co/YwPsGhk66HBrian Eno teams up with Lee "Scratch" Perry & Adrian Sherwood for 'Here Come the Warm Dreads', from the latter two'… https://t.co/Y6jJZYMbKzPrior to their appearance at @levfestival Matadero, Emptyset talk to Kristen Gallerneaux about their pioneering use… https://t.co/wjETZ49doBRegardless of how you feel about AI-derived music, Emptyset's latest is an especially remarkable listen, says Krist… https://t.co/j0tsMwlpmj'I don’t know yet that arranging a week-long holiday around a series of car park visits between Hastings and the Sc… https://t.co/PtDUJM6WhF"I'm just entering Song’s world, the vast universe that he occupies. He has a unique rhythm and tempo." Parasite d… https://t.co/UXOld1wOALIs this month's most out there album a ballet performed by 32 vehicles being driven around a brutalist bus station… https://t.co/3ATGRSmY4V'This is one I keep coming back to. I play it for people when they come round the house. If they don’t have a stron… https://t.co/Vieo9zidvl"They're setting fire to the cornfields/ as you’re taking me home" Happy birthday to The Sensual World by Kate Bus… https://t.co/P7BZ270GwN"It was a clash of two different worlds, this shop from the past, 1950s style, and then these young oiks coming in… https://t.co/0nxhIbV2bI“Music transcends time. People forget their time when listening to music. And when people listen to nostalgic music… https://t.co/FmiridMvBA'The debut album from Hurtling, [Jen] Macro’s new band, manages to conjure up the vibe of MBV, whilst forging its o… https://t.co/KYvV2cCOMC'An exceptionally wrought collection of flash fictions, poems, snippets of essays (and even contains a game of bing… https://t.co/e4lL0tTRo7“A lot of us would look at images of apples and we would all agree, that’s a picture of an apple. But as you go thr… https://t.co/4BAAT1cb0X @MovingFurniture Looks like Norman Records have it'Emptyset's new LP, Blossoms, is haunted. Not by a ghost, but by an intelligence. Intelligence as a thing, not a tr… https://t.co/djMFJX3pU7'Full of deep warbling organs and chirping electronic pings, ~~~ is an ode to self-recognition and revelation that… https://t.co/4PiwNS8n8LBolton-bred and Berlin resident artist, @planningtorock, adapts new tracks for their acoustic performance at ACCA D… https://t.co/Wb9iTVDGnVThe quintessential image of the album is Gordon driving through her newly reclaimed (no-)home: pedestrian-unfriendl… https://t.co/OwiRQLku2nAutechre shared a 12-hour mix via radio streaming platform Mixlr over the weekend. Listen to the mix including musi… https://t.co/9zPju9jJJN"There's no coming back from it." Richard Dawson on encountering Sun Ra https://t.co/pSxhNdCuQ0 https://t.co/scCZYBaH1y
10/16
2019
The next phase of Throbbing Gristle reissues are due in December. Listen to 'Fed Up' from the live ATP Nightmare Be… https://t.co/axF86wHOq6"If I had a desert island disc, this would be it. It's one of the cornerstones of music for me." - Richard Dawson… https://t.co/K7rqxbIYSnWarp duo Autechre shared a 12-hour mix via radio streaming platform Mixlr over the weekend. The mix included music… https://t.co/rERx8gmz3k'Glad to be able to report that up in West Yorkshire, the outer reaches of the cosmos are still being channeled int… https://t.co/5CT2lzA5sF'Maya goes on to detail the “government bullshit” she faced in order to be recognised as trans. “I had to be legali… https://t.co/3sAXs1tSod"I've got a Holy Trinity of music, which is Eliane Radigue, Sun Ra and Circle. I could happily lose everything else… https://t.co/GTNBrngKEv'The spoken word over ‘Slowness’ is a set of lines from Czech author Milan Kundera’s work of the same name. The wor… https://t.co/kdz7QEZTchThe next phase of Throbbing Gristle reissues, due out in December, will cover their post-reformation activities bet… https://t.co/tNoqX6yLsW'Slovak artists meet up for a tape of improvised recordings dedicated to "letting intuition, chance and choice lead… https://t.co/lU3PYnwSsQ'You do not need an encyclopaedic knowledge of either Jeff Goldblum’s films or his life to enjoy this book; you can… https://t.co/7fZfCcIz2JPrior to their performance at Madrid's @levfestival, Morton Subotnick and #Lillevan speak to Patrick Clarke about '… https://t.co/Ncp2FW1pxHAutechre played music by Coil, Aphex Twin, Underground Resistance and lots more during a 12-hour radio broadcast ov… https://t.co/OjbuLUEYQu'Song is a distinctive performer who marries melancholy and humour in his roles. Is this torn figure he often prese… https://t.co/xm8d6cFLBI'As anyone who has enjoyed a DJ set by Steve Davis and Kavus Torabi will tell you, Magma have produced some copper-… https://t.co/J0S9KyM3QF.@octo_octa talks to to @aimeearmstrong about how moving to the New Hampshire woodland inspired the sound of her ne… https://t.co/hThyTE07y4'“One of the girls who works on the check-out tuts under her breath and it destroys me for a week.” Pretty much all… https://t.co/yIO2XfUs4q"The reason I am fascinated by the sound of nature is that it cannot be made by humans.” Ken Sugai, who plays ton… https://t.co/ZN7wzwHM5y'Burning fields, black November nights, the swirling beauty of the Uilleann pipes…' Matthew Barton examines how K… https://t.co/JDLX5LHdVU“Would this plant respond like a human does if I hooked it up to a polygraph machine? What would happen if I set on… https://t.co/6dx4XJ4vaV'Full of deep warbling organs and chirping electronic pings, ~~~ is an ode to self-recognition and revelation that… https://t.co/kLvtPXNS6xAhead of his gig in Brighton tonight at @DigitalBrighton, we speak to prolific Japanese electronic artist Ken Sugai… https://t.co/F22SFoNw1vSpool's Out: @tristan_bath on this month’s essential cassette releases, including Donoval & Fiala, Jaxson Payne, Pr… https://t.co/30KG2J3d0E'A seasoned artist doing a first-ever solo album, synthesising a few decades of long-standing creative processes, s… https://t.co/H0CVi9uojk'This is the moment when the car park nonsense, as friends and family describe it, takes over my life. I don’t know… https://t.co/h01Fwu1yZS'From ‘Apple’ to ‘Anomaly’, layers the Curve’s walls with 30,000 photographs from the Image Net library, progressin… https://t.co/hU6EFx2cBK'Slaylor Moon strips away any clear air away from her productions. In its place, there is a hermetic, cocoon-like w… https://t.co/2pS4mFh7IH'Has there ever been an artist who so emotively captures the mood and texture of the seasons as Kate Bush?' Matthe… https://t.co/HkdvXWOfmmListen to a new track from Ian William Craig and Missy Donaldson's new project, Minor Pieces. Shipbreaking is a tra… https://t.co/91NTbvd862Listen to a highlight from, Mechanical Fantasy Box, the forthcoming @darkentriesrecs compilation of previously unre… https://t.co/QjDRwZB1Rg
10/15
2019
René Pawlowitz is set to release a new album as Shed, via @OstgutTon. Oderbruch is due out on November 29… https://t.co/a8zrErcJ8y'The Sensual World is like an orchard, each song a ripened fruit. It is the sound of Kate Bush more comfortable in… https://t.co/sBXinB2Xyj'Hugely witty, but dark as fuck. He deals explicitly in the rich vein of pathos that comes lurking always in the ev… https://t.co/WGCMPMJpwQ"'Shipbreaking' is a warning about how easy it is to allow our own dreams to consume us and turn into something alt… https://t.co/rUca1WTss0'The film could be interpreted as a national fable. South Korea has one of the highest rates of income inequality i… https://t.co/YuILJ2hnS2'Wonder has become a coping mechanism, a way to lift Cave from the deathly mire of grief, to rediscover colour and… https://t.co/Fas6j53eQY'Transfixion Of Spirits, four songs averaging about nine minutes apiece, retreats into a wyrd, smeared realm, even… https://t.co/vnlrzYyMXF'[Tom] Brosseau’s music is firmly rooted in the American folk legacy. His latest release feels like the perfect con… https://t.co/yoWKNmZ3gJShed is back on Ostgut Ton for his first album with the label in nine years, titled Oderbruch… https://t.co/9h29sb5Cu7'Gordon never shied away from exposing both her strengths and vulnerabilities. No Home Record’s uncanny composition… https://t.co/yRI95pdiAx'Zone of Pure Resistance is an uncanny yet beguiling album that underneath the layers of shady sounds, holds you in… https://t.co/SrjAmSDqf1'Two composers exploring the outer reaches of microtonality played with consummate virtuosity'. Ensemble neoN's Ni… https://t.co/SFQ8gUCg02'Lumberjacks in Heat' is a frenetic, constantly evolving piece of synth music from Patrick Cowley, featuring on Dar… https://t.co/vlbpcarfuS'Some will know that the label name is lifted from a Python sketch, which may give a clue as to what drives this co… https://t.co/A7j8LjqEmz'For all the freedom and open-mindedness the band explore, there’s a fraughtness and anxiety to it too, a tightly w… https://t.co/DWpomGpHrw'I grew up with Depeche Mode. Mute represents something more than just a label.' Alessandro Cortini on his first r… https://t.co/h9dAVlELX8"He will listen to new jazz artists when people make recommendations but he hasn’t found anyone who fulfil his expe… https://t.co/ROtHyn2xAV'As viewers, we want to see the rich brought low. But be careful to gaze into the abyss, lest the abyss gaze back.'… https://t.co/h9ZjuvbOoI"Let's face it, you've got to start growing up when you're 30". @bartonmb looks how The Sensual World marked a tur… https://t.co/kLzUa9pepV'It's easy to imagine that the album and track titles were grown from the metaphorical mulch of Emptyset's decade-l… https://t.co/umQ1iTDTRH'[Richard] Dawson’s songs present an ego on the verge of total collapse, but is paradoxically compelled to make thi… https://t.co/maeriIPsMQBeneath the fog and shady sounds, Slaylor Moon's latest album for @mapledeath is intimate and ominous, finds Bob Cl… https://t.co/rihgZwHe83'The album dazzles with the thrilling cocktail of styles Gordon’s been through, as if changing channels on the cool… https://t.co/ewhYdtdc10Dawn to dusk: Richard Dawson talks @Jenn1fer_A through 13 favourite records and the tale of the oddest record shop… https://t.co/5bToD0Ygw4'The meaning of images changes according to who is looking at them. I want to see, in technical systems, how those… https://t.co/m6ERAhunEMIn an extract from his new book Car Park Life, Gareth E. Rees explores the psychogeographic resonances of a Morriso… https://t.co/n6VhUekMzyStepping out of the page 30 years on, @bartonmb examines how @KateBushMusic made the perfect autumn soundtrack in T… https://t.co/Esgjhm60dY'We all know, and most likely love, at least one version of Jeff Goldblum. The question is: How many more versions… https://t.co/MeJ5qk3QAp
10/14
2019
In an exclusive extract from his new book Car Park Life, Gareth E. Rees explores the psychogeographic resonances of… https://t.co/RDs3Yh3MUb'James Ginzburg and Paul Purgas have worked on the bleeding-edge of electronic music genres, crafting an evolving c… https://t.co/uXKOmqdHaA'This silliness could be seen as grating or irrelevant in the serious and mildly antiseptic climate we currently fi… https://t.co/dNNzeeeVFs'Their outlook and lyrics were as much informed by an obsession with the horrors of World War 2 as they were by sma… https://t.co/atkQa1ekfh'You do not need an encyclopaedic knowledge of either Jeff Goldblum’s films or his life to enjoy this book; you can… https://t.co/fDzI7tmhko'Also causing ever expanding waves was the sound of acid house. As with punk before it, it too emerged from the Ame… https://t.co/zRBBktl3dm'Its sonic palette is golden and lush, with slow and noble tides of synth, distorted chimes and rushes of chorus. H… https://t.co/hADNAl5vj2'Parasite is about class anxiety and desperation. The movement from comedy to tragedy is linear, which produces les… https://t.co/HYeLHxH1km'All is paradoxical: gauzy violence, inverted blasting, guitar tones so obscene and piercing they attain a droning,… https://t.co/0jN5bFsrAT'A performance of two pieces by American composers Phill Niblock and Catherine Lamb, written in the same decade by… https://t.co/hMOSbPBeqo
10/13
2019

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