Mogwai – A Wrenched Virile Lore – Review


A Wrenched Virile Lore (Sub Pop Records)
release date: 12/04/2012
by Scott Hefflon

Ten remixes of eight of 10 songs on Mogwai’s Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will ranging from synth pop to aggro, bombast to snooze. Godflesh’s Justin K Broadrick reshapes “George Square Thatcher Death Party” into a pleasant drone, more car commercial driving pleasure and “life is good” smiles between a 30-something couple than wall-of-reverb Spiritualized euphorium, but if they remake Bladerunner yet again, this song’ll be in a crucial, life-contemplating scene.