Dark as Night, Sweet as Sin – A new collaboration with Pixy Muse

I have been working on a number of new recordings. One of which is a tale of dark initiation called Dark as Night Sweet as Sin. It’s a story of taking that first step into a place that will change your whole outlook on the world. It’s the perfect song with which to share the tale of how I met Pixy Muse.

Sadcore Bricolage 03

Another handpicked bunch of songs, delicious and downcast, that will move your heart to the the pole of, somewhat, sad feelings.

Sadcore Bricolage 02

It’s been a great week for new music recommendations. Again this playlist covers a vast number of styles and genres, though they share that potential of being able to conjure a tear in the corner of the eye, or at least a little shudder in the heart.

Sadcore Bricolage 01

New music recommendations have been coming thick and fast this past week. I wanted to share some of these songs with you. Check out this first Sadcore Bricolage Spotify playlist.

A Catalogue of Woe Reviews

It’s been six months since t.k. bollinger and that sinking feeling released A Catalogue of Woe. A feat that my blogging brain has not, as yet, celebrated. Rather than bore you with slanted insiderisms, I thought I’d post a few quotes and links to reviews from the States and Europe […]

Naked Despair

As those linked to us on the facebook juggernaut may know I have a show coming up on the 20th of December, but what you may not know is that we are also working on 3 albums at the same time: the ongoing covers collection “The Roots of Despair”; the […]

Betting on Your Dying Day Video

The other day I was having my regular coffee and philosophy rap with my friend Matthew Engert. Matthew has been threatening to make a music video for one of the tunes I’ve been recording with my band, that sinking feeling, for a long while. But on this day, once the […]

What is a protest song?

Protesting, in its original form, was a positive affirmation made in one’s defence – to testify one’s truth. Truth, with its tendency to point the finger at shysters, by its very nature, is often unpopular. And pop music, I think we can all agree is full of shysters. That is […]