March 20, 2019

A bath on napalm

Fulling empty hulders in noise.

(Thrones is a wonderful doom/experimental/noise Joe Preston's one man project, hailing from Portland, OR).

A dance for gargoyles

Living in a glow worm catacomb.

(Vampire Rodents is a project of Toronto guitarist/vocalist Anton Rathausen (real name Daniel Vahnke) and keyboardist Victor Wulf; they were possibly the greatest composers of collage-music of the decade. Vampire Rodents' art shared with Dadaism and Futurism the aesthetic principle that avantgarde and clownish novelty should be one and the same). 

Die Wiedergeburt des Kontinents

Back to the sacred ancient roots.

(Militia is a belgian industrial band, founded in 1989 by multi instrumentalists Frank Gorissen and Jo Billen. Most of their percussion instruments are made out of oil barrels, old metal parts from cars, machines and scrap material. They combine these self made instruments with conventional drums, toms and cymbals. The band members also play a variety of wind instruments (self made and others) and tools. Their show is completed with the projection of documentary films and slides). 

Vergiss niemals das Opfer

The decline of the emerging classes.

(Wiener Aktivisten is an austrian industrial noise collective formed by Anna Gardeck and Sven Bussler (Ophir, Sigrun Heid, Transform Collage, Wappenbund and Coinside)).

The unnamed sect

Endless sleep under the red moon.

(A.n.K.h // is a french industrial/experimental dark ambient/ one man band from Montpellier, formed by Eryk-C).

Seventh day is coming

Rain is falling from unholy clouds.

(The Body, the duo of Lee Buford and Chip King continue to defy the constraints of what it means to be a “heavy” band, seamlessly combining composition or production approaches from hip hop, pop, classical, as well as rock and electronica resulting in a rich and utterly singular sound).

Menneisyyttä ei ole olemassa

A drunk night over snow.

(Heroin And Your Veins is a solo dar jazz project of Janne Perttula, based in Tampere, Finland).


Swimming in Balkan rivers

Honors to the former Mancunian kings.

(10 000 Russos is a portuguese shoegaze/psychedelic/experimental band formed by João Pimenta and Pedro Pestana; the band tried out some avant garde experiments and finds them in magnificent, shamanic droning form).

March 18, 2019

A far away ghost

Intermolecular union forces between noble gases.

(Air Formation are an English indie/postrock/shoegaze band from Crawley, UK, that debuted with their first 7" in the summer of 1998 under the name B.E.A.B. Approved. In early 2000 they were forced to change their name, they chose Air Formation. They split in April 2011 before reforming in 2014). 

Auspeitschen bei plastischen Ritualen

 Enjoy a disturbed togetherness.

(Anna Gardeck is an industrial musician from Germany. Her album "Bondage Women", released in 2000, provides a feminine interpretation of rhythmic noise and death industrial, laced with fetishism.
Anna Gardeck is also part of the Wiener Aktivisten unit).

Kissing the voodoo doll

Running away into shadows.

(The Residents is a great historic US avant-garde master group based in San Francisco. The official inception of the Residents was the release of Meet The Residents in 1974, but members of the group had worked together since 1969 or perhaps earlier. The band is known for its wide range of named guest stars and collaborators, its multitude of concept albums, its ambitious multimedia, audiovisual, and stage projects and the mystery surrounding much of its activities, from its history as a band to the identity of its members). 

Not from this dimension

A hard ending life.

(Chasms is a drone/ethereal band from LA, USA, who crafts ethereal, percussive dirges that are sparse in arrangement and potent with emotion. Comprised of producer, vocalist, and guitarist Jess Labrador and bassist Shannon Madden, the duo layers meditative guitars and electronic drum samples with Labrador’s entrancing soprano to create an otherworldly sound).

A tribute to schizophrenia

Guided by internal evil voices.

(Wreck And Reference is an experimental/electronic/doom/noise/black/shoegaze band from Sacramento, California, founded by Felix Skinner). 

The fall of everything

Inside the fog of madness.

(The Austrasian Goat is a black/doom one-man project from France, created by Julien Louvetin the 2007).

A gloomed future

Deep in the earth blood roots.

(Have a Nice Life is an American experimental rock band founded in Connecticut in 2000 by Dan Barrett and Tim Macuga. They are known for their unique style of post-punk, which includes elements of shoegaze, post-rock, industrial, ambient, drone and gothic rock).