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.
Beast 666 comp featuring The Gerogerigegege, Yellowhouse (featuring Eye from Boredoms / Hanatarash), We Never Sleep, Bruce Cossano, The Mormons, and The Ponchans. Front art of J-Card is different [...]
Torba is Mauro Diciocia, an Italian soundworker based in Berlin. As with fellow countrymen Lettera 22, elements of musique concrete, noise composition and electro-acoustic tape music are fused to [...]
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 [...]