Iterations: Siouxsie & The Banshees – “The Last Beat of My Heart”

I do love me some melodrama, so the third single from Siouxsie & The Banshees‘ 1988 album Peepshow certainly hit the spot. All slow burn and build and featuring one of Sioux’s best vocal performances, it’s an all-timer. The version recorded at the final stop of the Lollapalooza 1991 tour in Washington state was deemed […]

Wire / PF456

I already got into the complexities of Wire’s early 2000s material last month, so let’s just consider this an extended footnote to that piece. But to sum up: after essentially disbanding a second time in 1991 following the release of Manscape and departure of drummer Robert Gotobed – including a short reincarnation as Wir – […]