You could say Turbonegro formed to give rock ‘n’ roll a good kick in the ass, but these guys know way more things to do with an ass than just kick it. After hiatus and line-up change, they return with a new album, a new singer and a gross old bag of make-up. This interview by D.M. Collins.
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April 22nd, 2009 · 2 Comments
We flopped happily far up front at mainstage as lengthening shadows set the mood for My Bloody Valentine. Management was handing out earplugs at the gate and small wonder, since toward the end of “You Made Me Realise,” guitarists Kevin Shields and Bilinda Butcher (the latter impassive as a Xanax-bombed soccer mom) loosed a gorgeous fifteen-minute-plus feedback annihilation that was easily the loudest thing I’ve ever heard in decades of doting on amplified music. It was less a solo than a hideous (and hideously effective) evocation of nightmare; a compressed and aestheticized variation on the opening bombardment at the Somme, another historic din that produced few actual causalties.
April 14th, 2009 · No Comments
Although we have yet to toy around with the Coachooser, we present here (via Goldenvoice and Coachella) the set times for this weekend: