Category: Music of the Week

Music of the Week – Christian Death – Spiritual Cramp

In these days I’ve been listening again, after a very long time, the incredible Christian Death debut album. A very young Rozz Williams, barely 19 years old at the time, with a punk legend, Rikk Agnew of the Adolescents, put together a wonderful disc of rare power. They portrayed their own angst, uncertainty and paranoia […]

Sunday November 5th, 2017 in Music of the Week | No Comments »

Music of the Week – The Saints – Night in Venice

Hello guys, another track selected for you by your trusted fellow Snake… This week I’ll propose a classic to celebrate 40 years of punk ’77: one of the best track off The Saint’s debut album, “I’m Stranded”, recorded in…1977. :D They are a milestone group for classic punk, even if now maybe they have faded […]

Sunday October 29th, 2017 in Music of the Week | No Comments »

Music of the Week – The Pop Culture Suicides – Personality Crisis

Hello, fellow readers. I’m happy to share a little, hidden, good song with you today. The Pop Culture Suicides are (or maybe was? The most recent news about the group are dated 2011) the main project of guitarist Zim Zum, of Marilyn Manson’s fame. Not much known by the casual MM listener, Zim Zum played […]

Sunday October 1st, 2017 in Music of the Week | No Comments »

News + Music of the Week – Massive Ego – I Idolize You

Hello again my fellow readers! I’ve did a small site update. I’ve added UTF-8 encoded version of the wanted and found list, many people had problems with the SHIFT-JIS encoded ones. For now, I’ve not received complaints about the other stuff list so I haven’t added a UTF-8 version for them. If you have problems […]

Friday August 25th, 2017 in Music of the Week, News | No Comments »

Music of the Week – KMFDM – Stray Bullet

Hello my fellow readers, how are you doing in the mid of this very hot and agitated summer? I hope you’re all doing well…very few things are better than a good song for uplifting the spirit and soothing the mind. So enjoy this little hidden gem. It’s the second track off Symbols, recorded in 1997, […]

Thursday August 17th, 2017 in Music of the Week | No Comments »

Music of the Week – Of The Wand & The Moon – Immer Vorwärts

Time to go back to the neo folk territory again, my fellow readers. :) This is one of the best songs from the last album (The lone descent, 2011) of one of the most important bands in the whole genre: Kim Larsen’s Of The Wand & The Moon. Larsen (NOT to be confused with his […]

Saturday July 22nd, 2017 in Music of the Week | No Comments »

Music of the Week – Slapshot – Punk’s Dead, You’re Next

Hello, fellow readers. This week, I’m proposing to you some very good old classic Boston straight-edge hardcore. What is the best way to combat the scorching heat than blasting it away with some good, heavy music, after all? :) Let the music do the talking…enjoy!

Sunday July 9th, 2017 in Music of the Week | No Comments »

Music of the Week – Nature And Organisation – A Dozen Winters Of Loneliness

“A dozen winters of loneliness…and a dozen summers against the world” launglidly speaks, in a trance-like state, David Tibet in this beautiful song penned by Michael Cashmore, the leader of the Nature and Organisation project, an interesting post-industrial / neo folk ensemble that penned a couple of EPs, an LP and an unfinished work in […]

Tuesday June 13th, 2017 in Music of the Week | No Comments »

Music of the Week – Ruth White – Chopin – Prelude in E Minor

Hello fellow readers! For this week, I’m proposing you a track from the very talented electronic music pioneer Ruth White. She had quite an extensive career, her most famous record is maybe “Flowers of Evil” (1968) in which she puts into music some of the most striking Baudelaire’s poems. For an extensive look on Ruth’s […]

Saturday May 20th, 2017 in Music of the Week | No Comments »

Music of the Week – Massive Ego – Beautiful Suicide

Here is something that I haven’t done frequently in those years of writing on Illusion City: to propose a brand new song from a brand new album for which the band is currently touring :)   Massive Ego is a very interesting Wave / Goth / Electro act from UK. According to their bio, they […]

Saturday May 13th, 2017 in Music of the Week, News | No Comments »