Tag Archives: noise rock

Glacial – On Jones Beach

8 Aug

Glacial is an impressively eclectic trio: Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo on guitar, The Necks’ Tony Buck on drums and Highland Bagpipes’ contributor David Watson on, well, bagpipes.  The fact that this album is one 48-minute track, it’s an instrumental and bagpipes are involved might immediately sound like a kitschy experiment Continue reading

Indie Canon Inductee: Black Tambourine

31 May

Most people think of Beck’s Guero when they hear “Black Tambourine,” but Black Tambourine was a band long before a song, and a musical anomaly at that.  The four-piece of Pam Berry, Brian Nelson, Archie Moore and Michael Schulman formed in the greater Washington D.C. area in 1989, recorded a total of ten original songs, played a small handful of live shows and then disbanded in early 1992.  They released only two EPs and Continue reading