Lyrically, Chuck Stern says the album is about ”exile and abandonment... It is a story about certain people in my life moving on without me: the death of my father, a terrible breakup with a girlfriend, Obama's departure.”
The festival begins this Thursday (5/18) and runs through June 8, also including Marc Ribot, Steve Gunn, Gyan Riley, Trixie Whitley, Ava Mendoza, Indian slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya, and more.
New York City is still a place where you can see musicians from the original no wave era perform all the time. Here's a roundup of some upcoming shows from some no wave legends (and other related stuff)...
NYC-based heavy noise composer Oneirogen has a new EP called Plenitude and he's streaming it in full. The EP, out now on European label Denovali, is a departure from the more guitar-oriented industrialism of Oneirogen's past releases...
If you're in the market for a brilliant postmodern guitar hero, you could do a whole lot worse than Henry Kaiser. This Bay Area diver/filmmaker/musician has appeared on more than 50 records since the early '70s, ranging from total improvisations to jazz to experimental and progressive rock...
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