Wednesday, June 6, 2018

2018: June 6th

I have long loved My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, up to and including their masterpiece, Confessions of a Knife. After that... not so much. I've tried since high school to get into 13 Above the Night and never really cared for it. Likewise, I will periodically check in on one of the later records, usually to no effect. The other night though, I pulled 13 out after not hearing it for years and gave it a whirl and actually kind of dug a lot of it. It's no Confessions; doesn't hold a candle to any of their older stuff at all. But, I think I'm finally starting to hear what those who have recommended it to me for years hear... or I'm getting soft in my old age. Either way, a few more truncated listens and I grabbed Death Threat from Apple Music yesterday morning and listened to it twice in a row. Again, not the same vibe as the old stuff, but it fit my mood at the time, and it didn't seem so terribly far off from the Thrill Kill Kult that I love, all Satan and Sex and Drugs and SATAN!!!

Foxxxy Rockit is probably my favorite track so far, hence it leading off the post this morning.

Playlist from 6/05:

My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult - 13 Above the Night
My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult - Death Threat*
Venue - Desireena E.P.
Budapest Festival Orchestra - Igor Stravinsky - The Firebird-suite
Crystal Castles -
HIDE - Castration Anxiety
Christopher Young - Hellraiser OST
Queens of the Stone Age - Villains
Preoccupations - New Material

No card today.

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