Robin Guthrie Springtime – EP Robin Guthrie Robin Guthrie will forever be known for his work with/as Cocteau Twins – and that’s decent enough legacy, but he adds to it regularly with a dozen or more collaborations and soundtrack offerings and at least a half-dozen solo records under just his own name.
Robin Guthrie / Harold Budd Another Flower Darla Records Robin Guthrie and Harold Budd made music together on and off from the mid-1980s through until a few years ago. This is their final album – it was recorded back in 2013 and left unreleased until November, 2020. A week or so after it was released […]
Harold Budd has died. The composer and pianist was 84. It’s said he died due to complications from coronavirus. Budd was a poet, an avant-garde composer, a musician for hire and someone who released solo albums and collaborated – including John Foxx of Ultravox and a long-running partnership with Robin Guthrie of Cocteau Twins. He […]
Another one here, a common theme in the early 80s material of this book, where I’ll tell you I’m a bit of a fan of the band – in this case Cocteau Twins. And yet I’ve never owned any of the original albums; haven’t even heard that many… But I do know their music. And […]
Pixx Fall In (ep) 4AD It’s always a joy to hear something small, perfectly formed – particularly when it’s this fresh. The This is Pixx’s Fall In EP. She’s 19, newly signed to 4AD and in the opening, title track she appears to have made the perfect merger of Everything But The Girl and The […]
Robin Guthrie & Harold Budd White Bird In A Blizzard [OST] Lakeshore Records The film isn’t receiving great reviews – and I think I might just leave it to exist on its own without ever troubling it – but this soundtrack is wonderful. Harold Budd (ambient composer and possibly best known for his collaborations with […]