In 2015 I heard PLEASURE ISLAND’s Special Forces cassette originally released on Chondritic Sound. I was blown away at its aural and conceptual marvels. While fiercely militant and with odes to the masters of heavy electronics, it also had haunting moments of ambient minimalist meditation. It felt like the perfect kind of noise enigma, allowing the listener to take cues, lyrics, images and other hints to ascertain a meaning. I ended up reading for hours about the Olympic Park bombing of 1996 and beyond. It contained all the things that made industrial and noise so special to me.
BPP is proud to have released this album. It has been remastered by J.Stillings and comes with a full-color, glossy, 12-page booklet filled with art and writing from PLEASURE ISLAND.
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 [...]
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 [...]