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Album: Ministry – The Last Dubber

September 21st, 2009

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Ministry
The Last Dubber
13th Planet Records
11 Sept 2009

by Jon Kerr

With few exceptions, remix albums are the domain of the die-hard fan and are only ever appreciated in comparison to the original release. In this example, here we have a remix album of the career-ending fanfare that was Ministry‘s The Last Sucker, the George W. Bush-themed album Al Jourgensen had intended to abandon the Ministry name with two years ago.

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Interview: Thursday – “While writing this record some of us experienced an ‘adult’ loss of innocence.”

February 11th, 2009

With their fifth album, Common Existence due to hit iPods imminently, Mischa Pearlman caught up with Thursday keyboardist, Andrew Everding about the state of America and the post-hardcore legends’ role in all of it.

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First, let’s start with the new album, Common Existence. Can you talk a little about making it and the themes and ideas that inspired it?

“It took a year and a half to write and record the new album, and I don’t think any of us expected it taking this long. As much as we would have liked to write and record a record in six months and get back on the road it didn’t happen.

“Some of the themes have a sense that there might not be as much optimism in the world as we were hoping to have. While writing this record some of us experienced an ‘adult’ loss of innocence. In defence against that, we were steering the record as much as we could towards what used to inspire us the most – the spark that used to ignite us on stage.”

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