Backstage with Iris! Interviews with Nth Ascension & Giancarlo Erra of Nosound!


Ninth episode of Backstage with Iris! Not one, but two interviews!

The first interview you will hear is with the band Nth Ascension. They will release a brand new studio album named In Fine Initium this month. Iris and the band talk about the making of the album, a possible tour and more!

The second interview you will hear is with Giancarlo Erraof the band Nosound. The band released a brand new studio album named Scintilla earlier this year. Iris and Giancarlo discuss the album, the typical music that Nosound makes and more!

You can listen to the show here:

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The Pineapple Thief – Your Wilderness (2016)


I know, I’m a bit late with this one, but I just wanted to write a review of this beauty, which was released in August this year. I also reviewed Bruce Soord’s solo album which was released earlier this year (you can read my review here), but I think that Bruce is way better in his element in his band The Pineapple Thief. Continue reading

My introduction to Amplifier


While I was listening to some Amplifier I thought “Why not write something about how I discovered their music”? So, here it is, my introduction to the music of the band Amplifier! Continue reading

Gazpacho – Molok (2015)


I discovered Gazpacho a couple of years ago through a friend of mine. He always played it at his home when I was visiting him. Because it was always used as ‘background music’ during our conversations I never really paid attention to the music. I appreciated the music when it got played but never thought to buy one of their albums because ‘it didn’t hit me’. I had the feeling something was missing, like a recipe that misses an ingredient, and needs a bit of extra pepper or garlic. Continue reading

Bruce Soord – Bruce Soord (2016)


Bruce Soord is known as The Pineapple Thief’s frontman/guitarist/lead vocalist. He collaborated with different musicians over the past few years and also does production/mixing work for several artists and bands. This self-titled album is Bruce’s first solo album. He wrote and performed on all the tracks of the album, with Darren Charles (Godsticks) playing additional guitar. Continue reading