Bark Psychosis // Codename: Dustsucker, Never Quite Settling into a Comfortable Groove

Bark Psychosis’ “Codename: Dustsucker” is a masterful and thought-provoking work of experimental music. The album, which was released in 2004, is the band’s fourth studio album and marks a departure from their earlier work. The album’s soundscapes are atmospheric and ethereal, with a mix of electronic and organic instrumentation that creates a sense of disorientation. […]

Nilüfer Yanya // Painless. Thought-Provoking, Genre-Blending Fun.

“Painless” is the debut album from British singer-songwriter Nilüfer Yanya. The album, which was released in 2019, has received widespread critical acclaim for its unique blend of soulful vocals, intricate guitar work, and introspective lyrics. The album’s ten tracks showcase Yanya’s talent as both a songwriter and musician, and offer a glimpse into the mind […]

David Sylvian // Blemish. Loss, Longing, and the Search for Meaning.

David Sylvian’s 2003 album Blemish is a masterful exploration of the human condition, and a stunning display of Sylvian’s talents as a songwriter, vocalist, and producer. The album is a deeply personal and introspective work that deals with themes of loss, longing, and the search for meaning in a world that often seems chaotic and […]

My 30 odd years with Peter Gabriel’s “So”

I was planning to see a film tonight, but before that, I was browsing my feed on Facebook, I am a member of several Facebook groups with primary interests in music or records. In one of these groups, I stumbled upon a documentary of how Peter made “SO” back in 1986. I’ve seen this documentary […]