UK industrial history class is in session. Drew McDowall sat down with us for a long candid discussion covering his entire history. For this first of two episodes, Drew tells us about his beginnings in the 70s to falling in with Psychic TV and eventually Coil. It’s an incredible first hand account of the early industrial days. In part 2, we get into Drew joining Coil and go all the way thru to his current solo output.
Enter a mysterious realm with the classic Nekrophile Rekords compilation “The Beast 666.” A truly legendary release, we discuss all the details and references with the titles, cover art and more. Assume the entry pose and let the sea of Cefalu wash over your mind’s landscape. “The Beast 666” is one of the great artifacts of the industrial underground.
Today is the Winter Solstice and the most appropriate recording we could think of was Coil “Winter Solstice” EP. The final four songs in the Solstice series, this is the perfect way to ring in the holidays, especially with the stunning beauty of the final track. It’s our first episode on Coil, and rather than going with one of their full lengths, it was nice to take our first steps in the form of this EP, as there will certainly be more Coil as the years go on. Feel the moon’s pull… Christmas is now drawing near.