Topographies is a post-punk/ shoegaze band formed in 2018 in San Francisco by Justin Oronos, Jeremie Ruest, and Gray Tolhurst. The band merges the lockstep rhythms and pulsing synths of 80s [...]
Masterfully orchestrated sonic bustles, erratically battle each other while simultaneously looping into an ascendancy, binding and surmounting into myriads of convulsive, hyper-jittery, tonal [...]
CD-r in DVD case, includes multiple inserts. Dedicated to K.B.H. “IN PREPARATION OF MORE CHAOTIC DAYS” Recorded October 2018 in Cincinnati Ohio Released as a CD-R by Special Treatment [...]
Six tracks of icy, dry, blistering, barren and unforgiving noise. Recorded and mixed at Studio Malign, Kortedala, 2021. Electronics, metal objects and reel-to-reel tape manipulation. Digipak CD.
Originally released as a cassette in 1994 by Drahtfunk Products, Gnosis shows Hasegawa, Hino, Kosakai and Nagakubo weaving a tapestry of strange exotic vistas and harsh chafing textures, [...]
‘Government Alpha and Scum “Swamp Attack” CD version of a 2xCS release featuring 2 additional bonus tracks exclusively for CD re-issue. A sonic testament to the mutual respect [...]
An abrasive deluge of molten asphalt and oppressive electronics, Seductive Distress arrives as Matt Purse’s superlative full-length follow-up to his 2016 shredder Dispersant (Oxen). Unsustainable [...]
Toiling tirelessly among the shadows of the crumbling imperial superstructure, beloved noise hero Limbs Bin emerges in 2021 with a new full-length studio album on Damien Records. Burnt White [...]
CD-R from Beautywork. 37 mins.
Recognized as a skilled and sought after collaborator, Ted Byrnes solo albums cast a wide net that capture Byrnes’ adventurous and omnivorous approach to solo percussion. An alumnus of [...]
“Close To a Corpse” is an illuminating immersion into the remarkable potential of synth processes by one of the most exciting artists in the Italian industrial/noise field. Among the [...]
Dedicated to the memory of Dougal Purse released April 2, 2021 mastared by Grant Richardson photos by Leah Purse
For more than a decade Plague Mother has occupied a highly influential position in the noise underground, boasting a unique sound that blends haunting ambiance with crushing walls of noise, [...]
“Exclave” is the debut of NYC-based duo Cryocene, comprised of Stefan Aune (Kjostad) and Matt Boettke (Scant). Over the course of 5 tracks Cryocene weave together an ominous landscape [...]
New Forces is pleased to offer a reissue of Jeph Jerman’s “Keep the Drum,” originally released on cassette by Apraxia in 1990. Since the 1980’s Jeph Jerman has been a key [...]
If one could previously view Sewer Election as a split entity – one harsh noise and one lo-fi concrete – such a distinction now falls short. Nowadays, Dan Johansson’s more [...]
A cacophony of blown-out corrosion and layered underground rust blasting into the blackened void at full volume and full force. Texture, speed, and movement collide for an essential CD reissue of [...]
Recorded live at UFO Club in Kōenji, Tokyo, on January 30, 1999. Incapacitants in their finest capacity, blending harsh electronic psychedelia, mayhemic screech and visceral ecstasy. Previously [...]
With the LP Dregs in 2018, the Capers sound palette was expanded considerably. On Lungs, recorded not long after Dregs, the sound palette was instead kept at a minimum, and the composition [...]
Track 1 recorded 6-9-08 live at the AV-aerie in Chicago, IL. Track 2 recorded 8-5-07 live at PDX Pop Now! in Portland, OR. Track 3 recorded 2-27-08 live at Vision + Hearing in Portland, OR. Track [...]
A primal force of something… real. I have listened back and forth to the new album of Anna Högberg`s “Attack” numerous times now and it hit me like a split axe in a split second: This music [...]
Long form in-house compilation featuring over 100 minutes of existentialist industrial noise. Two discs housed inside a 32 page 8.5 x 11″ art-zine. Tracklist: -Disc One- 1. Demons Of Mind [...]
“AAD is proud to release the first full length album by tumultuous un-plugged Harsh Noise unit WOOD&METAL, featuring Ted Byrnes & Charlie Mumma. Byrnes is known for his solo [...]
After twenty six years, Canada’s godfather of amplified scrap metal proves he is not letting up. Initially established in the mid-90s (with encouragement and support from Joe Roemer and [...]
More tense atmospheres, ringing loops and absolute obfuscation from the deft hands of Justin Lakes, aka Shredded Nerve. Stumbling through a broken landscape in total darkness, the clang of [...]
Harrowing heavy electronics. A pounding rhythm grows louder in your head and in your heart. The atmosphere is building to a breaking point in nauseating fashion. A twisting mass of frequencies [...]
“55 minute journey into severe necrological territory. Eight heavily layered tracks that don’t attempt to repair the heavily damaged skeletal system. Suffocating industrial noise and [...]
Clamor from inside the earth as it’s being excavated, punctured, deconsecrated. Sputtering and whirring of failing machinery. Menacing layers of magnetic decay, iron turned to dust through [...]
Label Description: A screeching smash of searing grit and demolished shock from the trio of Blankenship / Mumma / Wiese, which can be identified as a distinct subgroup within the Sissy Spacek [...]
Koban is a young duo hailing from Vancouver, Canada. They had their first album out on Broadway To Boundary back in 2013 but it really was their 2014’s EP on Weyrd Son that got our attention. Now [...]
“Composed and edited in Portland and Queens, September – December 2020.” – Flea.
Julie Moon and I began collaborating in 2014 as a computer music and prepared piano duo. Over the years we have tried to create a sound palette that we can navigate easily and utilize in a [...]
Peter Thoegersen’s new CD on Flea004 is a recording of his Microtonal Song Cycle «Facebook: What’s On Your Mind » (2016-2020). Sung with hair-raising power by Lore Lixenberg, this is one of the [...]
A Reader Response Exercise for 10 Participants & GRM Sample Pack. Made for Erick Laska’s Lateral Addition websit.
Performed at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center in Asheville, NC on Saturday, April 27th, 2019 as part of Neo-Pastiche: Changes in American Music.
“Composed by Julius Eastman. Performed by S.E.M. Ensemble & Guests (Petr Kotik, Elisa Faires, Elizabeth Lang, Chandra Shukla) at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center in Asheville [...]
A relentless scorched earth blast of speaker-shredding intensity from the machete-wielding Michigan madman. It’s an incendiary, full-volume bombshell of sonic burn and barbaric rust that combines [...]
Six international artists showcased across two compact discs of shredding sound, clattering depths, power electronics violence, and deafening discordance. Though a diverse compilation, [...]
Sam (Floating Points): Pharoah… Pharoah: Huh…? Sam: Were you asleep? I’m sorry… Pharoah: No no… I was listening… and dreaming… and listening to music in [...]
The first album released by the most sought-after label, bar none, among jazz collectors! And since keyboardist Gene Russell was at the artistic helm of Black Jazz, it was only natural that the [...]
Thirteen years of tears, screams, and reflections culminate with the Loss of Innocence, the long anticipated, ultimate release of depressive electronics project Blessed Sacrifist. Written, [...]
Label Description: “Hymn To Eternal Death” is the new full length from Maso Yamazaki’s “Controlled Death” project. Nearly an hour of new material, composed as [...]
Label Description: “Peinheil” is the fourth full-length from German power electronics act Femeheim. Following in the footsteps of Anenzephalia, Dagda Mor, Advokat Ihrer Hoheit, [...]
Label Description: Originally released on CD-R by Tochnit Aleph in 2005, this CD reissue captures the full performance of Japanese noise legends C.C.C.C. at Broken Life Festival in 1995, [...]
Edition of 77 copies in clear polycase with metallic devil’s blood paper and 8.5 x 11″ poster insert. Released as a part of the Small Mercies Equinox Program March 20th, 2021.
Vampire PE Edition of 78 copies in clear polycase with metallic night sky paper and 8.5 x 11″ poster insert with lyrics. Released as part of the Small Mercies Equinox Program March 20, 2021.
Remastered by Grant Richardson Co-released with Ominous Recordings
“Noise on one side, wrestling on the other, and violent obsession the bridge between the two. Prepare to be pummeled by bloodied fists, ground into the mat by sweating, bruised flesh, and [...]