Articles tagged noise

10 Nov 2016 // 8:42 AM

Oval: Popp

Popp goes beyond the cerebral and scattered surface that it first projects to become something far more affirming, revelatory, and perhaps even joyful.

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Babyfather: BBF Hosted by DJ Escrow

Dean Blunt: "I think genre terms are really connected … to race and boundaries."

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Chelsea Wolfe: Abyss (Deluxe Edition)

Chelsea Wolfe's latest album, Abyss, improves upon her distinct metal-folk fusion that's characterized her music since the beginning.

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24 Mar 2016 // 12:46 PM

Chelsea Wolfe - “Hypnos” (Singles Going Steady)

This is the gorgeous sound of isolation, like being left alone in the woods at night with a tape recorder and a guitar.

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18 Mar 2016 // 1:30 AM

Boris with Merzbow: Gensho

Pushing the virtue of patience to full capacity, Boris and Merzbow combine their demented artistry to be listened to both separately and simultaneously.

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24 Feb 2016 // 10:31 AM

Tim Hecker - “Castrati Stack” (Singles Going Steady)

"Castrati Stack", the latest from electro-ambient artist Tim Hecker, is a sonic pool that merges many ideations of "stream" together.

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Chris Hunt - “Plaster” (audio) (premiere)

Chris Hunt juxtaposes wide cinematic flourishes with elements of jaggy noise that almost create a heavy metal effect in his productions.

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18 Dec 2015 // 2:15 AM

Ramleh: Circular Time

Ranging from King Crimson-style heaviness to the deepest of space exploration, the return of the most obscure Ramleh goes down a storm.

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1 Dec 2015 // 2:10 AM

Deerhoof: Fever 121614

The new vinyl release from the always-reliable Deerhoof doesn't disappoint. Bring ear plugs.

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Mereki - “Dth Buny” (audio) (premiere)

Noise goes pop on this contagious new track by the LA artist.

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Wolf Eyes: I Am a Problem: Mind in Pieces

Their minds may be in pieces, yet Wolf Eyes' latest album represents their most cohesive and accessible work to date.

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The Lion’s Daughter - “Four Flies” (audio) (premiere)

Doom meets noise on the St. Louis band's roaring new track.

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Locrian: Infinite Dissolution

Locrian can branch out while still laying it on thick. In other words, they can have it both ways.

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Twin Lords - “Stoned Cutter” (audio) (premiere)

The sludge/noise band takes things into particularly dark territory on their punishing new track.

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12 Aug 2015 // 1:30 AM

HEALTH: Death Magic

HEALTH's characteristic noise is upended by obscured pop aesthetics on their first LP in six years.

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11 Aug 2015 // 1:30 AM

Chelsea Wolfe: Abyss

Although Abyss is most unnerving in its quieter moments, the album is Wolfe’s most well-paced and effective release to date.

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25 Jun 2015 // 1:20 AM

KEN Mode: Success

A little anti-social rage never hurt anybody.

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Blood and Thunder: KEN Mode’s Stab at ‘Success’

KEN Mode's latest album is surprising people, but it should have been expected all along.

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12 May 2015 // 2:30 AM

Blanck Mass: Dumb Flesh

Like a shiny penny left submerged in Coca-Cola, the elements of dance music corrode here in Benjamin John Power’s hands.

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Merzbow, Gustafsson, Pándi, Moore: Cuts of Guilt, Cuts Deeper

A stunningly ferocious noise album from four masters of their craft.

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