I got to speak with Michael Gira from ‘Swans’ about 10 tracks that impacted on him in some way.
I literally could not have spoken to a nicer, more knowledgable person. Great band. Great Guy.
‘Special Kind Of Cold’ is the second single to be drawn from Ghost Carriage Phantoms’ debut album ‘the boy lives’ (Marketstall Records). An ornate, vaguely threatening tale of isolation and discomfort married to a…
SOUNDS LIKE? Ah, a slice of the real stuff. In this case it’s a
throbbing echo of lament that does, like all excellent bits of writing,
co-opt the mundane to rattle the spheres. That means that ”Videotape”
is lyrically disturbing and musically jarring,…
Ghost Carriage Phantoms release their debut album ‘The Boy Lives’ through Marketstall Records on the 5th November as a limited edition (500 only), hand packaged, numbered CD set featuring pictures, lyrics and more. http://soundcloud.com/soundandvisionpr/ghost-carriage-phantoms-yer/s-PigQi
Review By Shaun Grimsley
Set in the Deep South of an America threatened by ‘a great flood’, Beasts Of The Southern Wild tells the story of 5 year old Hush Puppy and her dad, Twink, as they try to live their lives in ‘The Bathtub’ - the southern most part of the USA that has been left…
It is not length of life, but depth of life. … A great integrity makes us immortal; an admiration, a deep love, a strong will, arms us above fear. It makes a day memorable. We say we lived years in that hour.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Immortality”