Motherhood by No Joy is a Fiery and Unflinching Saga

Prior to last year, I was only ever tangentially familiar with No Joy. I was vague with Wait To Pleasure and slightly more accustomed to “Califone,” and so I came to know them as a general ‘rock’ band. Imagine my surprise when I read a few reviews of Motherhood that classified the band as shoegaze. (I take my quarantine drama where I can.) Granted, most … Continue reading Motherhood by No Joy is a Fiery and Unflinching Saga

Let me catch you up. Nathan Fake is a producer from the UK, whose techno beats have leaned industrial lately, especially on his latest LP, Providence. His career’s fourth full-length and first out on Ninja Tune, on Providence he layers oversaturated bass lines atop one another, morphing his usual intergalactic melodies into something slightly more sinister for the project. The record came out in March, but Nathan … Continue reading