JFK & The Grey Wolves: Assassin LP
Ricocheting thru history, a first ever reissue of Anthony Di Franco (JFK, Ramleh, Skullflower) and The Grey Wolves’ ultra-rare tribute to JFK, originally penned for release on 25th anniversary of his death in 1988.
Now 28 years since release (over 50 since JFK’s death), the LP stares down 6 cuts of torrid industrial drum machines and coruscating noise infiltrated by field recordings and ethereal samples making for not only an impressionistic account of the event itself, but also its “implications and ramifications: the collective trauma and psychosis, the invasive cold war paranoia, rumours of shadow governments and the implied presence of the hidden, alien hand that guides and shapes human affairs to who-knows-what end.”
Aesthetically, we’d place it somewhere between The New Blockaders and MB, and The Caretaker and Justin K Broadrick, ribboning as it does from grinding machine rhythms and ferric-infused atmospheres to bombed-out dystopia and an excellent final collage of mulched news reportage, stray TV signals and greyscale drone apparitions.
Red vinyl in full colour sleeve. Limited edition of 300 copies.