Ramblings about new EPs and tracks off of upcoming records: crusty death metal, blistering mathcore neuroses, worming noise rock, and a myriad of other resonances.
“Where once you stood
Climbs vapor to the stars
Where did you go?”
“Oh, come with old Khayyám, and leave the Wise
To talk; one thing is certain, that Life flies;
One thing is certain, and the Rest is Lies;
The Flower that once has blown for ever dies.”
Steeped in mysticism, Farewell’s amorphous and verdant folk compositions beckon us into an early onset of autumn.
“All the wrath of god, none of the salvation.”
Grab your makeshift wrenches and welding torches to keep this disheveled crew’s craft afloat as we strike murderous warp speed.
Ashley Jane (Dysphoria) expounds upon her early explorations of noise and discusses how these experiments eventually culminated into her biting debut album, Salt & Piss.
Alex of Death Tape Super Bass explains his reasoning for not adhering to a specific style of sound, the process by which he produces a track, and his innate desire to unearth new sounds to broaden his soundboard.
From his auditory experiments, a keen sense of candidness percolates. And amidst what sounds like unbridled chaos and static froth curdling on the surface, the baritone drones undulating underfoot lull you into a trance-like state.
Noxious Insect takes a sincerely novel approach to noise production as he channels frequencies we regularly hear whilst walking about nature or shuffling across the asphalt architecture of human design. Beyond this immediate realization, however, Noxious Insect presents us a reflection on the micro-biology us humans typically do not contemplate.
Abstract expression? Innovative art? Or absolute shit? Drummer Ryosuke Kiyasu’s experimental live performances are pushing the very concept of percussion beyond definition.
Dead Twin digs into his early days of experimenting with noise. He describes his piercing sound, some of his wildest live shows, and he touches on some key influences, in particular, the Japanese noise scene.