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Recently I've been listening to a lot of Rasputina. And kicking myself that I didn't see their live performance (about 3 miles from my house, damn it) when they came through Santa Fe last year. Curse my hermit nature.
Because who doesn't love a gothy rock band with cellos? Especially one that writes songs inspired by J.G. Ballard stories?
I especially enjoy their devotion to historical accuracy.
Because, as everybody knows, antediluvian giants had double rows of teeth lining their massive jaws.
I love that you love Rasputina. This makes me inordinately happy. "Transylvanian Concubine" is one of my favorite songs, and I love listening to them when I need to be in that perfect "paranormal mindset".
I'd heard of Rasputina a long time ago but somehow thought it wouldn't be my cuppa. Only after that Tor.com post did I check them out, to quickly find they were very much my cuppa.
I love "Transylvanian Concubine", "Olde Dance", "Humankind, As the Sailor", and "Holocaust of Giants".
Oh, and "The Donner Party".
And "Utopian Society".
And "Snow-Hen of Austerlitz". And...
Man, I wish I'd gone to see them live.
For another distinctive take on the cello, check out Apocalyptica, a "cello metal" band from Finland. Heavy metal on cellos is a marvelous mashup but it somehow works -- their cover of Metallica's "Nothing Else Matters" is hauntingly beautiful.
One of the more interesting live shows I've attended, and one of the more unusual crowds -- lots of metalheads with more than a few philharmonic types.
Your posts, sir, are always apocalyptic-- in the original, "revelatory," sense of the word.
And speaking of apolcalyptic(a)... Wow. The very concept sets my bones aquiver.
Unwalkers interview [English | French ]
Interview with Speculate! Podcast Interview with Adventures in SciFi Publishing
Ian Tregillis on the Sword and Laser Podcast
Ian Tregillis on John Scalzi's The Big Idea
Interview with Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
Interview with SFRevu
Interview with Mad Hatter Book Review
Interview with Apex Books
Interview at Literary Musings Interview with Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
An interview with the authors of Busted Flush at Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
Interview with Travis Heermann at The Write Line
9-way interview with the contributors to the Wild Cards novel Inside Straight at Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
Interview in the February, 2008 newsletter of the Online Writing Workshop for Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
An extended interview with Ian Tregillis by Ty Franck, on www.wildcardsbooks.com.