Recorded at a London date on the band's final tour and released five years after the fact, the set list of Pigpile draws on the band's entire career and as such, provides a good equivalent to a greatest-hits set played live. All three members play with the brisk efficiency that defines their studio work, with the relentless drum machine stomping all before it. The taste of the band's live work from Atomizer, a take on "Cables," only scratched the surface when it came to such stuff. Hearing Albini's often distorted or mixed-down vocals clearly for once is a definite change, and while he spends time in the liner notes d... + INFO
Repress!!!! REMASTERED BY STEVE ALBINI AND BOB WESTON! Segundo disco de Big Black, editado en 1987 y con el se├▒or Steve Albini d├índolo todo junto a Santiago Durango y dave Riley. Post rock punk marciano marca de la casa Albini.
Imagine a black, marble staircase winding up to an esoteric temple. The sky around you is the color of blood mixed with Balsamic vinegar. The moon is yellow, and hangs low on the horizon while Eastern European bats streak low over your head. The sound of dragging chains can be heard in what must be the dungeon below. Despite all of this gloom and terror, you must go inside. Romance demands it. If you ever want to hold the love of your life again, you must face unimaginable terror to make it happen, and even then there aren't any guarantees. Obviously, it's hard to summarize the sound of the Black Heart Procession on t... + INFO
2LP. An intruiging tale of murder, mystery, broken hearts, failed schemes and twisted memories worthy of a David Lynch film. The flavor varies from swinging tropicalia to the slow, almost Dr. Dre production style grooves at points plus cello and violin flashing out many tracks as well as the trademark piano lines along with a chorus of female voices. A new and exciting direction for the band, without abandoning their inimitable sonic fingerprints that makes them Black Heart Procession.