Tag Archives: 1998

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, One With The Birds b/w Southside Of The World 7″, 1998

Both tracks here embrace a much classier recording dynamic than the Palace material, and this is where we’re really starting to see the birth of Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, an artist who says he finally realized that making music did not … Continue reading

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Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Performs Songs Of Kevin Loyne 7”, 1998

The first thing to note here is that “Loyne” is a typo. It’s meant to be “Coyne.” The record was produced and released in Portugal with three different covers. If we look closely at some of the artists Oldham has … Continue reading

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Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Black Dissimulation b/w No Such As What I Want 7”, 1998

Around 1996/7, Will Oldham got together with members of the Dirty Three and several other musicians to record an album of new material, which he ultimately ditched. He says that he found it unsatisfying owing to the disjointed and unfocused … Continue reading

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Will Oldham, Black/Rich Music, 1998

This vinyl version of The Broken Giant soundtrack was released in 1998, the same year as the movie, but the music was all recorded in 1996 and first released that year under the title Songs Put Together For (The Broken … Continue reading

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Spiritualized, Royal Albert Hall October 10 1997, 1998

Royal Albert Hall was yet another Spiritualized album I bought on CD then sold again around the turn of the millennium. This one I really struggled with first time around. Strange, being such a Spiritualized fan and yet not digging … Continue reading

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Sparklehorse, Good Morning Spider, 1998

Aesthetic-wise Good Morning Spider is pretty much a continuation of where we left off with Vivadixesubmarine. There’s a similar stylistic juxtaposition of various binaries such as soft/loud, sweet/bitter, harsh/dulcet, noise/melody and pain/salve across the course of these seventeen tracks. If … Continue reading

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