Loop - Fade Out (2xLP)

Loop - Fade Out (2xLP)
Loop - Fade Out (2xLP)
Format: Vinyl (2xLP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Reactor (REACTOR03LP)
Special Attributes: Ltd Skullcrushing double 45 rpm, UK Numbered edition, gatefold
Release Date: 2013
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“...Loop’s penultimate album Fade Out is considered by many to be the apex of Loop’s career, and the distillation of the band’s influences alongside the idiosyncratic conflation of diverse musical styles. Fade Out is clearly a watershed moment for the band."(

"...Rewind: Along with Spacemen 3 and My Bloody Valentine, South London noise terrorists Loop were one of the few bands that referenced the nastier end of the 60s dream. For sure, many bands name-checked the poisoned majesty of The Velvet Underground or The Stooges’ minimalist hammerings, but the best that most of the C86 crowd could manage were watered down facsimiles of the New York band’s third album. So while the lovely 'I’m Set Free' et al set the template for the anorak wearers, those seduced by the lure of black leather, fringes and winkle-pickers were left wanting when it came to worshipping the domestic bastard offspring of 'Sister Ray'.
As displayed by the coruscating blast of white light/white heat of 'Soundhead' that opened 1987 debut Heaven’s End, Loop had picked up the gauntlet laid down by the Jesus & Mary Chain’s 'Never Understand' and ran with it at full pelt. The likes of 'Straight To Your Heart' and 'Fix To Fall' eschewed the Mary Chain’s innate pop sensibility and took The Stooges’ moronic riffing to an even more simplistic degree and smothered them with layers of dense wah-wah and heavily treated guitar. In a decade where overdriven guitars hanging below the nipples were decried by the overly-sensitive as “rockist’ or, heaven forbid, “heavy metal”, Loop’s hypnomonotony was the drugged-up antidote to the diluted tweeness that pervaded the air..." (Read more:

Track List

A1 Black Sun        
A2 This Is Where You End        

B1 Fever Knife        
B2 Torched        

C1 Fade Out        
C2 Pulse        

D1 A Vision Stain        
D2 Got To Get It Over 

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