Posts by Tom Watson (@onetongue)

Why Love Now review

Pissed Jeans

Why Love Now? Sub Pop

Sex and the Pity: Lydia Lunch meets Pissed Jeans

Pissed Jeans’ Matt Korvette and no-wave hero Lydia Lunch train their gunsights on dead rockstars, fragile masculinity and the horror show that is US politics

How KLF Communications Killed the Music Industry (the Easy Way)

Following the announcement that Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty are reviving their Justified Ancients of Mu Mu project, we trace the legacy of pop’s arch-provocateurs

Run The Jewels

Run The Jewels 3 Self-released

Death In Motion: Artists on the return of Speed Kills

Figures from the metal scene discuss the importance of Music For Nations’ iconic compilation series on the eve of it’s return after 25 years

In It For Life

Finnish doom, acid reflux and lightning speed thrash in a special bumper edition of our monthly metal roundup

DJ Earl:
Fuelling The Footwork

As part of Teklife’s new school and a force pushing forward creativity in the genre, DJ Earl flies the flag for footwork with pride

The Devil’s Chord: A History of Satanism in Popular Music

“The coming of the lawless one is by the activity of Satan with all power…

The rhythm and spite of
Boy In Da Corner rekindled

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In It For Life

Welcome to Crack’s monthly round-up of extreme music Make no mistake, the fringes of music…


Arctic Thunder Peaceville

In 2016 Jean-Michel Jarre sounds as relevant as ever

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Human Energy Ninja Tune

In It For Life

Grindcore, black metal, death metal, power electronics – call it what you like – each month we round up the best extreme music we can find on the internet and feed it back to you

Show Me The Body:
Take It To The Streets

Increasing displays of police brutality, art spaces on the brink of extinction and the erosion of New York City’s creative essence fuel Show Me The Body’s undiluted hardcore. Tom Watson finds out how the band are rallying rebels