Tag : Current 93

The Splendor of David Tibet’s Apocalypse at Cal State Fullertons Begovich Gallery

Under a dim, haunting red light, Tibet’s blocky black-and-white African fetishes look as if they’ve been doused in crimson, their faces remade by the artist into smiles and lop-sided triangle eyes. Another red-light section is dedicated to a woman in silhouette and haphazardly drawn barns with red roofs, both images inspired by an unsolved killing from the 1940s and a… Read more »

This Is Memorial Device by David Keenan

Coming next year from the author of the wonderful England’s Hidden Reverse… … a major new work of fiction coming from Faber Social on February 2nd 2017. This Is Memorial Device, the debut novel by David Keenan, is a love letter to the small towns of Lanarkshire in the west of Scotland in the late 1970s and early 80s as they… Read more »

Hypnopazūzu – Create Christ, Sailor Boy

The first minute of Hypnopazūzu – the duo of producer Youth and Current 93’s David Tibet – suggests merely Tibet’s diverse, yet mid-paced psychedelia hardwired with electronics. It’s a deeply deceptive impression; Create Christ, Sailor Boy is a highlight in both artists’ long discographies. Opener ‘Your Eyes In The Skittle Hills’ sets the template for what is to come. As… Read more »

Hypnopazūzu – Create Christ, Sailor Boy | Santa Sangre

His voice is unique, as always, but he has never been so melodic as here, he dares to push his vocal skills one step further and the results are surprising. Just listen to the hypnotic vocal line of the stunning opener “Your Eyes in the Skittle Hills” or the subsequent “Incidentally, Shaitan”, that brings my mind back to the classic… Read more »

Skipping To Armageddon | Strange Attractor

Skipping To Armageddon: Photographs of Current 93 and Friends by Ruth Bayer – With an introduction by Michel Faber, and a Foreword by David Tibet   “Like much of the music made by the artists who entrusted her to reflect their mercurial spirits, Bayer’s pictures are magic…”   Bringing together, for the first time, the music photography of Ruth Bayer,… Read more »