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John Bills 100: 95

July 21, 2015

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95: Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy // I See A Darkness (1999) In a slightly dark but fairly apt introduction to Mr Billy, I first heard his work whilst watching a documentary called ‘Invisible’ during a night shift in Belgrade, in 2012. The documentary focused on five adults in the capital of Sofia who had varying degrees […]

John Bills 100: 96

July 5, 2015

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96: Brainiac Hissing Prigs in Static Couture (1996) I never understood why people were so excited about the Rolling Stones. Of course, I wasn’t a teenager when they exploded onto the world. By the time my musical development came around they were essentially re-animated corpses, trotted out to a baying public whenever a festival needed a […]

John Bills 100: 97

July 3, 2015

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97: Sharon Van Etten // ‘Tramp’ (2012) I don’t remember how I came to hear this album. Maybe it ranked particularly high on some list in 2012. It definitely wasn’t recommended to me. Either way, hear it I did, and boy am I glad I did. Opening with the kinda lazy kinda not jangle of Warsaw, […]