Noel Nunez

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Slowdive's Been Marrying Shoegaze with Electronic Music for Years

The dreamy reunited band's Simon Scott explains how machine music has shaped their sound—and how it could influence their next record.<p>It's easy to group the soft pulse of ambient-leaning electronic music and the slow swoon of shoegaze together. Close listening reveals them as surprisingly natural …

Super Duper: an Appreciation for Alice Cooper

Now, where to begin? How do I start writing about <b>Alice Cooper</b> when he has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember? His is a name that I …

Features | Baker's Dozen | Free, Open Spaces: Brian Eno's Favourite Records

Before he releases his new album The Ship, the composer, producer and artist gives William Doyle a tour of some of his favourite records and tracks, …

Kraftwerk: The Spineless, Emotionless Sounds That Changed Pop Culture

German electronica pioneers and innovators Kraftwerk were among the first users of technology to produce elektronische musik. Records like <i>Autobahn</i>,</i> …

Pearl Jam Twenty (from an old blog)

Woke up at 4am this morning and for some reason I couldn’t stop thinking about Pearl Jam. It had to do with an article I read about Cameron Crowe’s …

Pearl Jam

Mud, music and mayhem: why the Slits' Cut is still up for a fight

The all-girl punk group’s 1979 LP was provocative for its music and its cover. Thirty-seven years later, on its vinyl rerelease, it’s still courting controversy in the form of a fan-led petition over royalties<p>You could write a lengthy essay about the Slits’ landmark LP Cut based on the semiotics of …

Alex Steinweiss: the story of the world's first record sleeve artist

From refracting prisms and interactive fruit to facial acupuncture and bitches brew, artwork is as much a part of the identity of a record as the …

Nice Day For A Swim

Gray Shuko is an artist who alongside some killer illustration work for stuff like comics and album covers has also worked for Blizzard.<p>You can see …

Symphony guide: Schubert's Unfinished

When Schubert began writing his symphony in B minor in the autumn of 1822, the 25-year-old Viennese composer was charting new musical terrain. His first six symphonies - he cut his teeth on the genre as a teenager in a series of miraculously joyful pieces from 1813 to 1818 - were four years and a …