Monthly Archives: September 2008

Blood and Black Lace

Blood and Black Lacea.k.a. Sei donne per l’assassino This is a film I’ve seen in a number of different versions over the years, most of them claiming to be uncut. Finally, however, the definitive version appears to have arrived. This … Continue reading

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Short Night of the Glass Dolls

I’ve been wanting to watch this film for years and finally I got round to it. I know it’s been available on DVD for ages, but in the days when I did the majority of my Giallo watching, you had … Continue reading

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Boris with Merzbow: Sun Baked Snow Cave

This second teaming of ridiculously prolific Japanese Drone Rock meisters, Boris, and even more prolific number one J-Noise guru, Merzbow, could well be a marriage made in Heaven or Hell depending on your point of view and the health of … Continue reading

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Taku Sugimoto: Live in Australia

This double CD comes complete with a 1000 plus word essay by Sugimoto himself discussing the nature of music, performance, recording and found sound. Pretty interesting stuff, but unlikely to prepare the unwary listener for the musical experience he/she has … Continue reading

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Taku Sugimoto & Moe Kamura: Saritote

I have been a fan of Taku Sugimoto’s album Opposite for some time now, so on a recent trip to Japan I did my best to track down some more of his music. Out of the CDs I bought, this … Continue reading

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