13 January 2023
(photo by Matthew Darrow)
Band: THE PULL OF AUTUMN
Who: The art-rock collective of Rhode Island musician Daniel Darrow,
from 80s post-punk group Johanna’s House Of Glamour. working
constantly with other notable artists.
FFO: Talking Heads, Roxy Music, Brian Eno, Popol Vuh,
The Velvet Underground, LCD Soundsystem
Last month the released his intriguing 4th album Beautiful Broken World
(stream/buy below). An odyssey to the dark side of the mind, featuring multiple
The impressive album artwork
Today sees the launch of a new video for FUNHOUSE, one of the highlights off the album. It features Luke ‘Skyscraper’ James. The song is about rural communities’ historic wait for the circus-carnival to come to town.
Funhouse sounds like a track from a secret solo Syd Barrett album. Yes, the mentally disturbed genius of the early Pink Floyd days. Folkish psychedelia for the midnight hours. Otherwordly and chilling.
Here comes the freak show.
BEAUTIFUL BROKEN WORLD
THE PULL OF AUTUMN: Facebook
7 July 2020
Band: The Stooges
Active: 1967–1971, 1972–1974, 2003–201
Album: Funhouse – the band’s second LP
Released: 7 July 1970 – 50 years ago today
Rolling Stone wrote: “With garage-savvy ex-Kingsmen keyboardist Don Gallucci producing their second album, the Stooges’ relentless “troglodyte groove” was allowed to run psychotically rampant. “I stick it deep inside,” Iggy Pop growls on “Loose.” And the punk torpedoes like “T.V. Eye” make good on that promise.”
Key phrase: “The passenger having fun with his lust for destruction. ”
Keywords: Mean punk machine, still your dog, ruinous bluster, maniacal tantrums
Have FUN here……
THE STOOGES: Facebook
The best of the past…
Here are 5 Memorable Albums, selected by
Turn Up The Volume, turning 50 in 2020!
1. ‘Funhouse’ by THE STOOGES
2. ‘Loaded’ by THE VELVET UNDERGOUND
3. ‘After The Gold Rush’ by NEIL YOUNG
4. John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band by JOHN LENNON/PLASTIC ONO BAND
5. ‘Moondance’ by VAN MORRISON