Before ‘wall noise’ stunted creative progress for a generation of noiseheads, there were the mid-90’s — arguably the most influential period for many. Without abbreviations and narrowing sub-genre tags, artists created work with substance, heart and soul — work that was at once monotonous, yet dynamic; dirty, yet clear; primitive, yet detailed — physical. The spirit of that era is the main influence for Droughter here; using only crude electronics and tape loops, Kevin McEleney looks back, yet doesn’t get trapped in a time capsule.
Active for nearly 40 years, Incapacitants are without a doubt one of the best noise groups of all-time. The duo of T. Mikawa and F. Kosakai are legendary for their chaotic recordings and over the [...]
Finally here from Lasse Marhaug: Personal Best 8. My favorite zine around. Always a worldwide affair, a zine that felt familiar to me the first time I picked up a copy. Since it is the bane of my [...]