15 May 2015
Boston Hassle reviews Shit and Shine's 54 Synth-Brass, 38 Metal Guitar, 65 Cathedral album
Shit and Shine — 54 Synth-Brass, 38 Metal Guitar, 65 Cathedral
This has been a terrific year so far for Rocket Recordings. Anyone who caught my review of the new Gnod triple album a few weeks back knows that massive sound slab was one of my favorites of the year. However at this point 54 Synth-Brass, 38 Metal Guitar, 65 Cathedral by Shit and Shine, which was released about a month earlier, has crept in and supplanted it as the label’s crowning jewel so far in 2015.
Shit and Shine is the brainchild of Craig Clouse, a Texan living in London. Over the course of a dozen albums the project has taken liberally from all over the musical spectrum. Elements of Can, Hawkwind, Butthole Surfers, the Melvins, Suicide, Chrome, Neu!, even Aphex Twin and classic b-boy electro are torn apart, soaked in lysergic acid and thrown it into their repetitive kraut-noise-dance-rock stew...
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