CURRENT 93 – Cuckoo / Jasmine

Both songs are taken from Current 93's album Honeysuckle æons (2011). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvnOc_QGC2c I saw and thought I drew the DarkOpened down the doorsThat led to lead and saltThe cuckoos that melt kissesBack to the criminal sketchOf crayon spells and biro grimoiresKatasonic ParangelicThe theory is filledWith hopes and nodesCatching breathDreaming vowelsAnd underage the horsesUnderwater in their… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – Cuckoo / Jasmine

Making of Current 93/HÖH “Island” – Iceland (1986)

An assortment of images from our trip to Iceland in the summer of 1986, when the first recordings for the Current 93/HÖH album "Island" were made. The original telecine footage is lost, this is from the U-Matic offline copy with timecode. There's a spot on the lens, and the Sugarcubes concert footage is mostly out… Continue lendo Making of Current 93/HÖH “Island” – Iceland (1986)

CURRENT 93 – Judas As Black Moth

From Current 93's 2004 album: Soft Black Stars https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IscN0Pu5m8o All the blossoms have been paid forPettled with bloodBack over their moulded wallsWith spiteful flamesI can't hear the voiceI can't see the formThe wallpaper peelingLet the walls downAnd the bone answersEternityTo my questionWhen?What time is it?What place is this?Which conjunction is this?All this wasteWhere the clocks… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – Judas As Black Moth

CURRENT 93 & ANTONY [ANOHNI] – Whilst The Night Rejoices Profound and Still (live)

Live @ the Teatro Ibérico, Lisbon, Portugal, 8th February, 2003 (PanDutro, 2003) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFJ0cTrFbV4 As we stared beyond the windows there Over all the gardensThat have never beenAnd will never grow againHow longHow longThe shining winking stars The clouds too highSo highPointing to some final starThe dull face of the skyAnd the sound of the callingOf… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 & ANTONY [ANOHNI] – Whilst The Night Rejoices Profound and Still (live)

“I Am The Last Of All The Field That Fell” (2014) Current 93 album ft. Nick Cave, Antony Hegarty, John Zorn and more

Factmag, 4 November 2013 Current 93‘s forthcoming album I Am The Last Of All The Field That Fell was announced last month, but little more than the title itself was revealed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52vOuVAzt_0&list=PLHP7bAjOIkpDZJg73Od3dNZOlGjDPnnrA Now we’ve been treated with a litany of information, and the album is looking like an absolute monster. As usual David Tibet takes his position as bandleader… Continue lendo “I Am The Last Of All The Field That Fell” (2014) Current 93 album ft. Nick Cave, Antony Hegarty, John Zorn and more

CURRENT 93 – The Cloud of Unknowing / Dormition and Dominion

Both songs are taken from Current 93's album Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre - The Broken Heart of Man (1993). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2F8i9bZT3OU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdhyq93wAeg The Cloud of Unknowing (Middle English: The Cloude of Unknowyng) is an anonymous work of Christian mysticism written in Middle English in the latter half of the 14th century. The text is… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – The Cloud of Unknowing / Dormition and Dominion

CURRENT 93 – The Great, Bloody and Bruised Veil of the World / Into the Menstrual Night I Go

Both songs are taken from Current 93's album Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre - The Broken Heart of Man (1993) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X-w5DZUH2k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIoZYK-ZUB4 The great, bloody and bruised veil of the worldThe great, bloody and bruised veil of the worldThe trees wave in EnglandThe streams flow in EnglandThe poor halt in EnglandThe poor heart of… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – The Great, Bloody and Bruised Veil of the World / Into the Menstrual Night I Go

CURRENT 93 – So: This Empire Is Nothing / This Shining Shining World

Both songs are taken from Current 93's album Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre - The Broken Heart of Man (1993). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eC121lSf3E8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3D3XMDS3Fco So: this Empire is nothingBefore me the green fields are stretched outThe broken body of a cat glows thereAnd the shimmering flies fallThis Empire is nothingI said "I guess this isn't real"This Empire… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – So: This Empire Is Nothing / This Shining Shining World

CURRENT 93 – Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre – The Broken Heart of Man (1993)

Of Ruine or Some Blazing Starre - The Broken Heart of Man (1993) is an album by English one-man band Current 93. Although musically one of Current 93's gentlest albums it is also lyrically very dark, prominently featuring the motif of blood, menstrual and otherwise. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7_akk8HFM8 David Tibet states in the liner notes that all… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre – The Broken Heart of Man (1993)

CURRENT 93 – Soft Black Stars (1998)

Soft Black Stars (1998) is an album by Current 93. The title refers to an image found in "Teatro Grottesco", a story by Thomas Ligotti. Virtually all of the music on this album was written and adapted by Michael Cashmore, David Tibet and Maja Elliott, with the exception of "Judas as Black Moth", "A Gothic… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – Soft Black Stars (1998)