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Two Historical Fiction Authors Talk #VIKINGS - The Usurper

HEILLIR! THE SHIELDMAIDENS OF HISTORY (PROTECTING THE INNOCENT FROM ANACHRONISMS) WELCOME YOU BACK TO OUR REVIEW SERIES ON THE HISTORY CHANNEL SHOW VIKINGS.

We’re back here in the middle of Season Three of VIKINGS on History Channel. 2,678 more words

Vikings

Retrospective: The Seer by Swans

What you see above is the album cover for Swans twelfth studio album The Seer. Your first reaction to this picture might have been the same as mine back when I first saw it: “What the hell is that?”  Album covers are an important part of selling an artist’s product. 1,776 more words

Reviews

'People are awful and bloody in general': Interview with Michael Gira of Swans

Michael Gira tells me he’s “just a little braindead”. He’s having a rare day off tour with Swans at his home in upstate New York, ears ringing as he tries to recharge for the short final leg of the band’s world tour, including three shows in Ireland. 2,141 more words

Interviews

Millions and millions of stars in your eyes: Swans in Manchester

Swans leader Michael Gira once said the band’s mission is to fuck your insides, in “that deep sex death place in your stomach”. The band’s live reputation is a mix of urban myth and early-80s No Wave doctrine: mass seizures, vomiting, perforated eardrums, Gira locking doors and turning off air conditioning, just for starters. 721 more words

Live Reviews

Swans - Lunacy

Incredible opener from 2012’s huge album ‘The Seer’.

Elements of American and folk are woven into the heaviness Swans are usually known for; except even the heaviness on this album starts to open up and breathe to bring us proof that the ‘reactivated’ Swans are all about evolution. 11 more words

Avant-Rock

..and on to the seer

The Seer, from The Wildwood Tarot

The Seer is at the hub of the Wheel in the quarter related to Water and the emotions and linked to the mysteries of the Moon and the Earth. 514 more words

Musings & Other Randomness