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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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Retweeted by The Quietus'At a time when we’re rushing to tell the untold story, the failure of Lee’s film serves an important warning. Whit… https://t.co/z2Vmh86uhYWith new album Walk It Dry premiering exclusively with tQ, Sly & The Family Drone leader Matt Cargill recounts the… https://t.co/abLBMAGlEuPOLL! Today we're revisiting Neil Kulkarni's classic feature on the critical amnesia that surrounds reggae. We want… https://t.co/tiV8jCMSiq“This message can’t be contained in a ‘verse-chorus’ performative song where I give you all of my hot takes. We mig… https://t.co/t71nPYicNzSpike Lee's new film Da 5 Bloods, on Netflix now, grapples with the irony of war and eulogises male togetherness as… https://t.co/LnTgkYovHH'Chino Amobi's Airport Music For Black People might seem like a good counterpart to understanding what Fofana is tr… https://t.co/XVWKjSTgCZ'Pete Kember has succeeded in creating his magnum opus and an album for the ages.' Spaceman 3's Pete Kember return… https://t.co/BBtMDeZDWiWhat was the last live music event you attended? Mine was Ut @Cafeoto on Feb 18 and my ears are still ringing... (n… https://t.co/vo0smsGBMk1976, reggae and critical amnesia. Why you should put aside your copies of Super Ape and Rockers Up Town and make… https://t.co/4lZNJ6JVcB"I've lived with all of these records for over 35 years, some nearly 40 and none of them have diminished in their p… https://t.co/Iwv0mp3EKB'It has a certain rough, blunt, rehearsal-studio feel, but it’s neither amateurish nor lo-fi. This is just one reas… https://t.co/K4fFp6J3Pg'An album that showcases what can be achieved when musicians working in isolation collaborate.' Compiled by Richar… https://t.co/iuhgh1i1rESex Swing are to release a remix album, entitled 'Passovers'. Hear the Jane Weaver version of 'Valentine's Day At T… https://t.co/lhNcxnF7oX @mattschnipper Love it. A brilliant film/band. The Minutemen doc 'We Jam Econo' is at least as good imo.
7/3
2020
Manic Street Preachers frontman James Dean Bradfield has shared full details of his first solo album since 2006 alo… https://t.co/BfWvX6Gd9QRider Shafique and The Bug have shared a video for their recent collaboration, 'BURN' All proceeds from sales of t… https://t.co/NSsphs4p9s @friscofreakout @filmsonwax Calling America from a cell phone is insanely expensive still.People still talk about Can a lot, or steal a riff, or steal a beat, but what's worth taking is under the surface.… https://t.co/Grz0jgjlJ2Jane Weaver has remixed Sex Swing for the band's new remix album, 'Passovers' https://t.co/xQDO8WDMcK https://t.co/rssLJO3fvq @FussyGays Unfortunately the musician was defiantly old school: landline or nothing. @dhodgesnyc The line wasn't good enough for either to hear what the other was saying. It's not a question of fideli… https://t.co/ds0UEMQGma"I could hear their influences -black culture, James Brown, street culture, hip-hop, what was happening in New York… https://t.co/uHtemrioMU @filmsonwax Yeah, that used to be my solution but my gf bought a rotary dial job and that's that gone now. @dhodgesnyc BITD my landline was set up for recording convos... alas, no more. @KaelinBougneit I've just had to abandon an interview for the second time because we literally can't hear each othe… https://t.co/SPXW3JNyyX @currybubbles Thanks. Will look into it.Dear Readers, what's the best means for calling a landline - trans-Atlantic - for the purposes of recording an inte… https://t.co/KGuyBFfrDiJoe Thompson of Hey Colossus reviews the new book by Sam McPheeters of Born Against - 'Mutations: The many strange… https://t.co/EFpuLPdVfuFigures from across the UK music industry, including Radiohead, Paul McCartney and FKA twigs, have backed a new UK… https://t.co/unWBOmhQoY'Composed of three parts, the book itself is beautifully designed, with Cossé’s elegant penmanship bookmarked with… https://t.co/425Zgn46BEGrace Jones' image and performance style is to be the focus of a new exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary later th… https://t.co/7YOW38eVhcJaki Liebezeit was playful when he suggested that Can could be an acronym for communism, anarchism, nihilism, but i… https://t.co/Eh1qlqWL4KSarah Davachi is launching her own label, Late Music, with a brand new album coming in September… https://t.co/LwpY9SXTJCNick Cave is debuting a new concert film, featuring him playing alone with a piano at Alexandra Palace, on July 23.… https://t.co/VT0ta5n5ct'In May the trio released a charity single, which set Armitage’s newest poem 'Lockdown' to music, and featured gues… https://t.co/LNIdEApei3 @mimi_gx @Miss_chance FYI... Amy: It's something we're talking about but as always, time & cost.'While Amobi and NON cleared the ground for a future-club conceptualism predicated on racialised experience and rad… https://t.co/tDHJxPyJiD"It sounded like the future and it still sounds like year zero to me." Karl 'Regis' O'Connor on Robert Rental & T… https://t.co/L5qAahpe92 @dickurgent Ouch. Nobody tell Steve Reich, Charlemagne Palestine or This Heat...'An album that is worth more than twelve weeks of clapping for the NHS on a Thursday.' Compiled by Richard Adams o… https://t.co/Ua0ez0cwfGPOLL! As we revisit this archive Can feature, we want to know which is the finest Can track to exceed 10 minutes in… https://t.co/1mLVfo1aUF @frozenwarning @thebigcashprize @JahDuran What are you talking about?'Taking inspiration from Amiri Baraka's seminal text Blues People, Lamin Fofana creates ethereal soundscapes channe… https://t.co/NALfugfYJK'Captures this duo’s first-ever performance, an all-improvised session rooted in turbulent ambience and ominous por… https://t.co/SGpW0spkbxUganda's Nyege Nyege Festival will connect with collectives such as Sahel Sounds and Príncipe for a live-streamed d… https://t.co/JgjlaqTqLb"‘Queen Of Eyes’ is two minutes of bejewelled joy, easily the equal of any 60s West Coast snippet or Eighties North… https://t.co/zRKWMdI6PW"There’s a techno thing going on in Brazil right now that’s associated with the LGBTQ movement which is a really po… https://t.co/RraLnEiofR"I’m a realist, and I live in the real world and I’ve been making art about how the world actually is. And it seems… https://t.co/GWm9HnCaiH"The Egyptians used the power of sound to move objects. I believe that sound technology can move things. Sound is m… https://t.co/BYNA7B2hYT"These are the moments where what Can 'lost' in a cupboard sounds most beautifully like what most of us lost when w… https://t.co/AtE5c1g7iz'An unalloyed joy from start to finish. Chunks of primary-coloured synths, a thumping kick, congas, a playful appro… https://t.co/KJeYQCgfk5Karl O’Connor’s Baker’s Dozen stinks of sweat and leather, lager tins with a ringpull that comes all the way off, G… https://t.co/koaLsJlDhR'Vocalist Nick Holmes is a particular standout here, his voice richer and raspier than before without straining for… https://t.co/4wgtfRDo3x
7/2
2020
"So we went in this former Ukrainian nursing home, and it was The Velvet Underground playing live with Nico. The st… https://t.co/17QRWdA8m7"We are all commodities and I don't think it's necessarily just women. That was the game, you know? It outlived its… https://t.co/AcFKqyLl1zInjury Reserve's Jordan Alexander Groggs, AKA Stepa J. Groggs, has died, aged 32 https://t.co/taFNFQbqUg https://t.co/Y4ndTyoGLa'On a train to Munich, I got chatting to a young lad. I told him I was travelling to interview members of Amon Düül… https://t.co/tazgxxHg67"Frank Tovey AKA Fad Gadget studied under Lindsay Kemp and could performance art Bowie out of the fucking arena, yo… https://t.co/wXQgsBxYOk @Planetmurecords Amended accordingly, thanks for the clarification'Obsidian is firmly written in the death-doom tradition, a mature and considered album from a band very clearly six… https://t.co/6lbZ8zyBC4Jlin, Speaker Music, Beatrice Dillon, and more have contributed to a 28-track charity compilation out on Bandcamp t… https://t.co/KGJUsnqlGdThe album is a knockout and its stripped-down format allows the listener to focus on the kinds of motives these mus… https://t.co/qEnuHK3SVRBrian and Roger Eno have a collection of new tracks on the way, following on from the collaborative album that they… https://t.co/ymBAgvK40dJuan Pablo Rodriguez is key to Föllakzoid’s tripped-out craft. As Special Cases, his explorative synth forays are w… https://t.co/5m0PQzogMFHaruomi Hosono, black midi, Moor Mother, and more have joined @NTSlive as residents for summer 2020. The station h… https://t.co/2ieFtz5zUp“It means I can see a light, because the whole metal thing, it’s fucking boring man. One thing we always fought aga… https://t.co/B3WUmFyIul"We need to transition into some other things. This ain’t working, for nobody. It ain’t even working for the people… https://t.co/7wQRZtSv29Beverley Glenn-Copeland has shared his first new piece of music in over 15 years, 'River Dreams', which is lifted f… https://t.co/6xEfCAhcPn'Yeon-sik Hong has produced a book exploring something we can all relate to, how we care for the people we love, pa… https://t.co/2CsKcwJ9fZRefreshed by their most successful tour in two decades, A Certain Ratio headed into the studio to record their firs… https://t.co/GrdKbk2vq4"Underwater Moonlight is an album which could hardly date, as it wasn't in the least bit of its time, or any other,… https://t.co/PaFCuWgtcs'The music trundles through ecstatic peaks and measured contemplation, but there’s no missing its roots in post-bop… https://t.co/TSe4eUOyPl"Europe thinks they’re not racist, that they’re more progressive than America. Get on out of there with that! That… https://t.co/q9GkW739PvDebbie Harry's ascent to fame goes from being improbable to downright astonishing when you cast your eye over her f… https://t.co/wo8pivY147"Foetus was always the ultimate one-man-band. I found that so inspirational, if this guy can make all this music th… https://t.co/aUxoMJEDWo"Over the last 15 years the definition of what poetry is has really broadened and it now incorporates fully spoken… https://t.co/YSi9iRDX4m"It makes me sad that I have to go out in the street and trade blows with EDL people, I don’t want to do that, but… https://t.co/l6gsNxmx9rChicago-based jazz musician Angel Bat Dawid has created a new record in response to Emma Warren's work on London's… https://t.co/Oud0f3MklQKarl O'Connor guides Luke Turner through the 13 teenage hits that made him Regis, with tales of smelling like a bad… https://t.co/PI1VJ8yi6WBrazil's noise trio Deafkids have teamed up with Wayne Adams and Iggor Cavalera's pummelling Petbrick for an extrao… https://t.co/et5WZydkQ8Happy 75th birthday Debbie Harry! Read Debbie Harry interviewed in-depth by @JahDuran on Blondie, Andy Warhol, reg… https://t.co/eTLlXjb7gk'Paradise Lost have embraced their goth roots on new offering Obsidian. With a prejudice towards gloomy embellishme… https://t.co/yPQGeb9Ehy"I’ve spent the last five years screaming at the top of my lungs about all the things that are happening right now.… https://t.co/3f7hn0nnkD
7/1
2020

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