Entries tagged with: noise

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Hoax @ 538 Johnson, 8/21/2013
Hoax

Raw punk indebted to early hardcore met with industrial noise at 538 Johnson last night (8/21), when Hoax headlined a set with Crazy Spirit, Warthog, and Pharmakon. Hoax is readying the release of an undoubtedly primitive and vicious LP, and recently dropped a pair of tracks off from the record. Check out those tracks, not to mention video of full, sweat-drenched sets from all four bands in this post, courtesy of UN:ART:IG.

Pharmakon's next move in the NYC area is to hit Basilica Festival followed by Mercury Lounge on 9/11 with Destruction Unit (tickets).

Video below...

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Hoax

Negative hardcore/raw punk band Hoax are gearing up for the release of their debut LP, featuring what will surely be a grip of all-new favorites for fans of the genre. No release date yet for the album, but you can stream "Anesthetize" and "Hide" from it below. Recommended.

UPDATE: Stream the LP in full now below

Hoax will lead off a positively stacked lineup of Crazy Spirit, Warthog and Pharmakon at 538 Johnson Wednesday night (Aug 21, more info here). Unmissable and all ages.

Streams below...

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Hair Police
Hair Police

Though tickets are still available for Wolf Eyes' appearance at Saint Vitus on Saturday (7/6), the Motor City noise gang aren't hesitating at releasing details on their next NYC appearance. Wolf Eyes have announced an August 24 date at Issue Project Room with support TBA. Tickets are on sale.

Wolf Eyes recently released their new LP No Answer: Lower Floors via De Stijl, and played at Chaos in Tejas. Look for the band to join Pharmakon at Pitchfork this year.

In related news, Pharmakon will join another noise band, Hair Police, as part of a show at 285 Kent on July 12, which is a Sacred Bones event. Tickets for the show, which also features appearances from Alberich and Hollow Seed, are still available. Hair Police will ALSO perform at Issue Project Room the next day (7/13) with Chris Goudreau, White Suns, Guerilla Toss and Bob Bellerue + Tamio Shiraishi. It's an all-day affiair (3 PM - 8 p PM) and tickets for that are still available too. The shows are in celebration of the band's new LP Mercurial Rites, out now and streaming in full below.

Last but not least, if you can't wait until July 12 to get your Alberich fix, head out to Nothing Changes at Home Sweet Home Wednesday night (7/3). The noise artist will join Lussuria as part of the weekly late-night party. DJ sets from Ning Nong & Tamaryn help sweeten the deal.

Stream that Hair Police LP below.

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by Fred Pessaro

Cut Hands

Cut Hands, the latest venture from William Bennett of noise terrorists Whitehouse, begin a North American tour this week. The close-to-two-week stint will cherry-pick cities on the continent, hitting Chaos in Tejas along the way, but things kick off with a show in NYC at Public Assembly on Thursday (5/30). Believer/Law, Azar Swan and Horoscope get credited with the assist, and tickets are still available. The dates are in anticipation of Bennett's Madwoman LP due on Downwards "soon," though further details remain hazy.

Four days later, you can catch Believer/Law again in the same space, this time with Alberich, Winter Line, Belarisk and Temperature Within. Tickets are available at the door for this June 4 show at Public Assembly.

All Cut Hands dates are listed, along with a few song streams, below.

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Pharmakon at Saint Vitus earlier this year(more by Fred Pessaro)
Pharmakon

Set times for the Red Bull Music Academy's noise/drone extravaganza tonight (May 2) at the Knockdown Center in Queens have been announced. Drone Activity in Progress, which will feature sets from KTL, Vatican Shadow, Body/Head (Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth, who also performed last night), Prurient, Grassmas, Mick Barr, Pharmakon, Alberich and many others, will bring the noise to this show (which appears sold out). UPDATE: Tickets BACK on sale. You can snag a shuttle bus from the Jefferson L if you don't feel like making the walk, though it promises to be a lovely evening.

Flyer and set times are below.

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art for No Answer: Lower Floors
Wolf Eyes

Industrial / noise crew Wolf Eyes have just released a video for "Choking Flys," the first single from the band's new LP on De Stijl, No Answer: Lower Floors. In addition to current members Nate Young, John Olson and Jim Baljo, the LP sees a return of all former WE-ers Aaron Dilloway (who plays Ende Tymes next month) and Mike Connelly. Check out the track/video below and order yours at the label.

Wolf Eyes is preparing for a forthcoming US tour, but are currently touring European shores. All tour dates are listed, along with that video, below.

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End Tymes Festival

The Ende Tymes Festival returns for 2013, taking over Silent Barn from May 24 - 26. The three day event will feature "noise, experimental music, sound art, and video," looping in names like Aaron Dilloway, Jean-Sébastien Truchy, ISA Christ, Vomir and many many more.

The festival is currently attempting to raise funds via Indiegogo to cover some costs and is looking for video exhibitions as well. While day-to-day schedule is still forthcoming, full lineup for the fest and a few related videos are below.

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Raspberry Bulbs at Saint Vitus, 1/13/2013 (more by Fred Pessaro //BBG)
Raspberry Bulbs

Raspberry Bulbs concluded a set of dates with Salvation and Pharmakon last night at Saint Vitus (1/13), bringing their stomping and unique brand of punk-laced black metal to a ravenous, moshing audience. Check out more pictures at Invisible Oranges.

Raspberry Bulbs (mems Bone Awl, Rorschach, Violent Bullshit) recently recorded a new LP at Heaven Street studios, though no word as to when we'll see the LP.

by Fred Pessaro // BBG

Natural Assembly
Natural Assembly

Natural Assembly's gothic, synth-heavy beats will sit alongside appearances from headliner AlberichEndless Humiliation and Âmes Sanglantes as part of a show at Saint Vitus tonight (1/11). The appearance is one of only two for the duo (who played Philadelphia's Kung Fu Necktie last night), half of which will also perform as part of power electronics band Cremation Lily. Tickets are still available.

Head below for a stream of Alberich, Natural Assembly and Cremation Lily material...

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Raspberry Bulbs at Saint Vitus, Oct 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
Raspberry Bulbs

The previously discussed Raspberry Bulbs / Salvation / Pharmakon show at Saint Vitus on January 13 (tickets) has expanded to an extended weekend tour. Check out the dates of the four-day run below. Raspberry Bulbs contains members of Bone Awl, Rorschach, Italian Horn and more, and the band recently reissued Demos 2009/2010 via Personnel Records (a subsidiary of Seed Stock).

UPDATE: Raspberry Bulbs have also joined on as support for the previously discussed Iceage show at 285 Kent (tickets)

Pharmakon is hitting the road for a string of dates with Soren and Foreplay on the West Coast next week.

Members of Salvation also serve time in Night Sins, who have a new LP and recently played NYC.

All tour dates are listed below along with video.

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Warthog
Warthog

Christopher Hansell of Warthog (ex-The Men) has dropped off his top 10 releases of 2012, as well as other thoughts on the passing year. Check out those below.

Warthog (which also features members of Nude Beach) is scheduled to play Worcester, MA at The Beacon on 12/15 with Who Killed Spikey Jacket, in addition to their previously discussed show with Inmates at Acheron on 1/12.

Hansell is also involved in power electronics crew Foreplay who will play the West Coast later this month with the great Pharmakon and Soren (of Rosenkopf). Dates are below. Soren will also play NYC at Saint Vitus on 1/5 as part of the Dysrhythmia/Wreck & Reference show (tickets).

Speaking of The Men, check them out this Friday at Saint Vitus (12/14), part of a Hurricane Sandy benefit (tickets).

Hansell's 2012 Top 10 list is below, along with video and a list of all tour dates.

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Metz at Knitting Factory, Nov 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
Metz

METZ are racking up free shows in NYC in late December. The latest big gift with a bow around it comes in the form of an in-store at Generation Records on December 18 at 7PM the day before the band heads to Music Hall of Williamsburg (12/19) that night to team with King Tuff, Sean Bones, and Devin for a free Converse Rubber Tracks (all tickets have been given out).

METZ's debut LP is out now, but the band also recently digitally reissued their single "Dirty Shirt" / "Leave Me Out" which was previously only available as a limited 7". Stream the A-Side below and look for it to buy on the internet on Tuesday (12/4).

All tour dates are listed below, along with song streams.

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by Fred Pessaro // BBG

JK Flesh/Prurient art
JK Flesh / Prurient split

Between his remix contributions, work as Jesu and other psuedonyms, and overall pioneering work ethic, it seems somewhat appropriate (but sad) to watch the influential labelHydra Head Records sail off into the sunset with a final release from an artist of Justin Broadrick's influence.

But enough with the tears. The new split, titled Worship is the Cleansing of Imagination, features Broadrick as JK Flesh along with the great noise technician Prurient on the flip, each contributing three songs. (The artwork, with a lightswitch in the "off" position is also perhaps a nod to the label's final bow.) Prurient's noisy, instrumental contributions stray from his aggressive darkwave-y LP, Bermuda Drain, which hit the label last year; while JK Flesh's three tracks come off like a glitch-y cross between Godflesh, drum 'n' bass, John Carpenter soundtracks and some of El-P's noisier productions. Stream tracks from the split below including JK Flesh's "Fear of Fear" which makes its debut here. Preorder yours at Hydra Head before the 12/11/12 release. Long live Hydra Head.

In other Justin Broadrick news, Jesu recently dropped the vinyl version of the 2010 Christmas EP via Robotic Empire, as well as his now sold-out contribution to the Matador Singles Club, "Duchess" b/w "Veiled".

Stream that Christmas EP and songs from the new JK Flesh/Prurient split below.

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Salvation at Power of The Riff East, August 2012 (more by Greg Cristman)
Salvation

With their  dates with Night Sins now behind them, Salvation have plotted a course back to NYC for a show on January 13 at Saint Vitus. There the band will join NYC black metal favorites Raspberry Bulbs and noise terrorist extraordinaire Pharmakon. Tickets are on sale.

Similarly, support for the previously discussed Nachtmystium show has changed yet again, this time with Mutilation Rites, Batillus, Sannhet and Lord Mantis. Tickets are still available for the 11/19 show at Saint Vitus.

Meanwhile, support for the previously discussed Eyehategod shows at Saint Vitus have been announced, with Magrudergrind, Clean Teeth and The Communion taking on 11/27 (tickets) and Mortals (Record Release), White Widows and one more TBA taking on 11/28 (tickets).

In other Saint Vitus show news, look for the great Pinkish Black to team with Naam for a show at Saint Vitus on December 1st (tickets).