BXI (EP)

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BXI
EP by Boris and Ian Astbury
Released September 2010
Recorded Sound Square, Bazooka Studio, and Peace Music; 2010[1]
Length 20:10
Label Southern Lord
Producer Boris, Ian Astbury
Boris chronology
Variations
(2010)
BXI
(2010)
Klatter
(2011)
Ian Astbury chronology
Spirit\Light\Speed
(2000)
BXI
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Drowned in Sound 6/10[3]
Pitchfork Media 3.3/10[4]
Popmatters 5/10[5]
The Skinny 4/5 stars[6]
Sputnikmusic 4/5[7]
The Sunday Times 3/5 stars[8]
Washington Times Communities 8.5/10[9]

BXI is a collaborative EP by the Japanese band Boris and The Cult lead vocalist Ian Astbury. The EP was released in September 2010 in CD, black, blue and pink vinyl, and digital formats through Southern Lord Records.[10] Boris and Ian Astbury had performed live together, including on May 30, 2010, at the Sydney Opera House and on September 7, 2010, at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple in Brooklyn, New York.[11]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Teeth and Claws" – 5:17
  2. "We Are Witches" – 4:13
  3. "Rain" (The Cult cover) – 5:01
  4. "Magickal Child" – 5:39

Personnel[1][edit]

Line-up[edit]

  • Ian Astbury – vocals, lyrics
  • Takeshi – guitar, bass
  • Wata – vocals, guitar
  • Atsuo – drums, percussion
  • Michio Kurihara – guitar on "Rain" and "Magickal Child"

Credits[edit]

  • Tetsuya "Cherry" Tochigi – recording, mixing
  • "Fangsanalsatan" – recording, engineering
  • Soichiro Nakamura – mixing, mastering
  • Tadashi Hamada – artists and repertoire
  • André Fromont – Polaroid photography
  • Miki Matsushima – BXI photograph
  • Stephen O'Malley – design

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b BXI (CD liner and back cover). Boris and Ian Astbury. Los Angeles, California, USA: Southern Lord Records. 2010. LORD120. 
  2. ^ Freeman, Phil. "BXI – Ian Astbury, Boris, BXI". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ Ellison, Kyle (August 12, 2010). "Album Review: Ian Astbury, Boris – BXI". Drowned in Sound. Silentway. Retrieved December 21, 2014. 
  4. ^ Currin, Grayson (October 6, 2010). "Boris / Ian Astbury: BXI EP". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved December 21, 2014. 
  5. ^ Begrand, Adrien (August 17, 2010). "Boris and Ian Astbury: BXI". Popmatters. Retrieved December 21, 2014. 
  6. ^ Jones, Dick (July 26, 2010). "Boris & Ian Astbury – BXI EP". The Skinny. Radge Media. Retrieved December 21, 2014. 
  7. ^ Voivod (September 21, 2010). "Review: Boris – BXI". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved December 21, 2014. 
  8. ^ Lee, Stewart (August 29, 2010). "Boris with Ian Astbury – BXI". The Sunday Times. News UK. Retrieved December 21, 2014. 
  9. ^ Hensch, Mark (October 20, 2010). "Music review: Boris' 'BXI'". Washington Times Communities. News World Media Development, LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2014. 
  10. ^ Suarez, Gary. Boris + Ian Astbury = BXI metalsucks.net. 2010-06-24. Retrieved on 2011-02-20.
  11. ^ BXI Featuring IAN Astbury, Boris: Video Footage, Photos Of Brooklyn Concert Available blabbermouth.net. 2010-09-12. Retrieved on 2011-02-21.