To celebrate the release of their first EP, Life Size Ghosts (which you can stream below) Mint Magazine are lucky enough to have a bagged a pair of tickets to their launch party at CORSICA STUDIOS on OCTOBER 30th as well as a 12″ test pressing of the EP. On the night support comes in the form of live sets from HIATUS & SHURA and DEBIAN BLAK whilst AKIRA and COLO will be spinning tunes late into the night.
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This debut from Canadian-Greek director Cosmatos is an incoherent, puzzling and astounding cinematic equivalent to tripping balls.
Using 35mm film, oversaturated colouring and a sinister synth soundtrack (from Black Mountain/Sinoia Caves dude Jeremy Schmidt, no less), at first glance, Beyond the Black Rainbow feels like it could have been lifted straight from the b-movie golden age. With over three years in production and only a limited one million dollar budget, Cosmatos’ labour of love adopts an amalgamation aesthetic. Blending Argento’s colour palette with Kubrick’s 2001 set design, Tarkovsky pacing and allegory, along with a smidge of Cronenberg lunacy. Instead of just paying homage to these lauded figures or relying on imitation, Cosmatos wears these influences on his sleeve and in turn creates something familiar yet completely fresh and inspired.
With releases on Optimo, Merok, Milk Records, Night School Records and Winning Sperm Party you could say that Divorce are, at the very least, a busy bunch. The quality of their output is as evident as its diversity; their sound nods at a hit list of the best bands from Teenage Jesus, Arab on Radar, Aids Wolf to Melvins. Read More