Maarten Schiethart





Profiles




Lee "Scratch" Perry

Maarten Schiethart looks back on the life and career of Jamaican producer and musician Lee "Scratch" Perry who died in August.


Miscellaneous - Profile

Miscellaneous

Maarten Schiethart highlights some of his favourite 7 inch and 12 inch releases of the year.

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Toots Hibbert - 1942-2020 Toots Hibbert - 1942-2020

Aurlus Mabele - 1953-2020 Aurlus Mabele - 1953-2020

Florian Schneider - 1947-2020 Florian Schneider - 1947-2020

Pete Shelley - 17/4/1955...6/12/2018 Pete Shelley - 17/4/1955...6/12/2018

Kasai Allstars - Félicité Kasai Allstars - Félicité




Live Reviews


Ergo Phizmiz - Arcola Theatre, London, 16./8/2015

Melt Banana

Triple bill! Me, Rah Bras, both pretty crap, and then the long awaited debut on a Nijmegen stage of Melt Banana. One of the most innovative bands of the decade, Melt Banana released the impressive 'Teeny Shiny' earlier in the year which hinted at an occa


Melt Banana - Nijmegen Doonroosje, 26th September

Melt Banana

Triple bill! Me, Rah Bras, both pretty crap, and then the long awaited debut on a Nijmegen stage of Melt Banana. One of the most innovative bands of the decade, Melt Banana released the impressive 'Teeny Shiny' earlier in the year which hinted at an occa

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Favourite Albums




Rubik

Maarten Schiethart reflects upon Finnish maths pop pioneers Rubik’s under-rated third album ‘Solar’, which has its tenth anniversary this year.

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Disco Zombies - South London Stinks Disco Zombies - South London Stinks

Lapre - Banzai (Elektronische Musik aus Berlin 1985-87) Lapre - Banzai (Elektronische Musik aus Berlin 1985-87)

Trashmen - Surfin' Bird: The Best of the Trashmen Trashmen - Surfin' Bird: The Best of the Trashmen




Features


Miscellaneous - Songbirds Lie

Miscellaneous

Bohemian New York art rockers The Scene is now have released just four albums in their 24 year history. Maarten Schiethart looks back over their erratic career, and examines their latest album, 'Songbirds Lie'


Elliott Smith - 1969-2003

Elliott Smith

Maarten Schiethart pays a personal tribute to the American singer-songwriter, Elliott Smith, who died in October

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Joy Zipper - American Whip Joy Zipper - American Whip

Miscellaneous - Ritmo Webmagaz




Reviews




Diemen Sniep

Enjoyable mini-album from US/Belgian foursome Diemen Sniep, who while having strong Sonic Youth and Swans' influences, also show some originality




Colver

Appealing 70's pop disco on new EP from Brussels-based outfit Colver

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Peaches - Pussy Mask Peaches - Pussy Mask

Craig Fortnam - Ark Craig Fortnam - Ark

Don Zilla - Ekizikiza Mubwengula Don Zilla - Ekizikiza Mubwengula

Snapped Ankles - Forest of Your Problems Snapped Ankles - Forest of Your Problems

La Jungle - Fall off the Apex La Jungle - Fall off the Apex

Various - Made to Measure Vol. 1 Various - Made to Measure Vol. 1

Motorpsycho - Kingdom of Oblivion Motorpsycho - Kingdom of Oblivion

Last Days Of April - Even the Good Days are Bad Last Days Of April - Even the Good Days are Bad

Eric Malmberg - Milda Doden Hamtar Oss Alla Till Slut Eric Malmberg - Milda Doden Hamtar Oss Alla Till Slut

Jimi Tenor - Deep Sound Learning (1993-2000) Jimi Tenor - Deep Sound Learning (1993-2000)