Articles by Nick Soulsby

About Nick Soulsby (46 Articles)
Nick is the author of 'I Found My Friends: the Oral History of Nirvana' (St Martins Griffin) and 'Cobain On Cobain: Interviews and Encounters' (Chicago Review Press - February 2016). He lives in Bristol.
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Loscil – Monument Builders

December 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Listening to Loscil’s album, Monument Builders, I came to view it as a counterpoint to the equally intense dark ambient record Towards A Bleak Sun by Mesektet. While [...]

Uniform – Ghosthouse

December 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sacred Bones Records is a label, the way labels should be: a starkly rendered visual identity and a tangible presence behind the bands and music they release – one which, [...]

Obake – Draugr

December 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Months back, Melvins’ Basses Loaded album promised a bassapocalypse then sorely under-delivered. It’s a thrill therefore to hear Obake’s new release, Draugr, which [...]

The Weeknd – Starboy

December 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Late 2012, gambling on The Weeknd’s Trilogy was the best ten quid I’ve ever spent – swear to god, the BEST. It felt like a long-shot; I’m generally no RnB fan, but [...]

The Sweet Release Of Death – S/T

October 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

The name is a complete misnomer: The Sweet Release of Death is a band, and self-titled album, buzzing with late-night energy. They give off the kind of head-nodding, [...]

Naked – Zone

October 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

September. St John at Hackney church. My faith in live music as an opportunity for fresh discoveries is renewed with Naked, the duo of Agnes Gryczkowska and Alexander [...]

Dumb Numbers – II

September 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dumb Numbers, the brainchild of Adam Harding, casts its arms wide, drawing in the talents of diverse musicians – including David Yow, Dale Crover and Lou Barlow among [...]
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