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Old Man Gloom

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Old Man Gloom is a sludge band, with many ambient and soundscape elements. They originally formed in 1999 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, but are now based in Massachusetts. The group was formed by Aaron Turner and Santos Montano. By the release of their first album (Meditations in B), Old Man Gloom expanded to include two new members, creating the following and current lineup:

Aaron Turner (Sumac, Isis, House of Low Culture, Mamiffer, Jodis): guitar, vocals Read more on Last.fm

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Live: Old Man Gloom @ London Scala – 03 April 2014

April 7th, 2014

Old Man Gloom 2014 Thrash Hits

It’s taken them fifteen long, long years to get their act together, but Old Man Gloom are playing their first ever European shows – of which just a single one is taking place in the UK. We set Hugh Platt down to finally, finally get that taste of Old Man Gloom he’s been jonesing for ever since he heard Meditations in B as an ugly teenager.

Six things we learned while watching Old Man Gloom in London…

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Sunday Slaylist: Songkick Detour

May 19th, 2013

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In case you missed the news earlier this week, we’re teaming up with Songkick Detour to try to bring some of the best bands in the world to London. Some of them have split up (but occasionally threaten to get back together), some of them have reformed but just not made the trip over to the UK yet, and some of them have never been to these shores. This week’s Sunday Spotify Slaylist will hopefully remind you why you need to pledge to see these bands.

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SikTh? American Nightmare? Songkick Detour can bring them to London

May 16th, 2013

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We saw the power of Songkick Detour back in February when, in conjunction with our big sister, DrownedinSound, Desaparecidos played their first UK show. It was impressive and it was powered by the crowd. They wanted to see Desaparecidos play live in London and they put their money where their mouths were. We want to do the same thing with some bands that we like.

Let’s see if we can get American Nightmare over to the UK. Let’s see if we can show SikTh that people want to see them live.

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Albums of the Year 2012: Hugh Platt

December 12th, 2012

Thrash Hits Albums of 2012

Yesterday we published part 1 and part 2 of our contributors’ Albums of the Year lists, but today we’re moving on to our editorial team. First up is our #NoFunClub Deputy Editor, mischief-maker, and all-round bitter old fraud: Hugh Platt.

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