Chinese Democracy famously took Guns n Roses 7 years to complete, full-time. Much has been said of Axel Rose’s obsessive, dictatorial nature, and his collaborators’ unwillingness to work under a despot. But its wasn’t a bizzarro-fascist recording environment which hampered Soul Delay. [download the album via this link]
Come Closer by The Mischief Engine was shot by Newcastle’s Stu McBratney. But when McBratney was looking for a location, he didn’t choose Newcastle, or even something like Scotland’s Garden of Cosmic Speculation. Instead, McBratney ventured to Arsenal Park, Transylvania, Romania. And it’s breathtaking.