22 days ago | Noise
Practical problems demand practical solutions. Lacking the gas or funds to travel to an ideal vacation spot as summer humidity gets serious? Air conditioning failing or outright dead? Insects crawling and stinging incessantly? Power through all th...
2 months ago | Noise
Just like that, summer’s stalking us - transforming unwashed dishes into biohazards, inspiring unexpected flop sweats, summoning mirages on long, flat highways. Every action demands that much more effort, so with this in mind, our noise picks for ...
2 months ago | Festivals
In early 2011, a friend of experimental composer Bob Bellerue told him that, considering how long he’d been around New York’s noise scene, he should start a festival of his own. And then, later that week, so did another friend, and another one. Tw...
3 months ago | Music Lists
Sometimes what we want from noise is a total absence of nuance; just get to the point, we beg. Blow the doors off! Detonate the bomb, already! This month’s featured selections lunge for the jugular in different ways, giving us some satisfac...
4 months ago | Music Lists
You can sense summer, can't you? It's out there. It's palpable. You can almost feel that sun on your skin (and that sticky humidity you'll complain about). The bad news: Summer is several months away. It's still achingly cold at times. The go...
5 months ago | Music Lists
Photograph of Tattered Syntax by Micaela Tobin. Within most of us, the month of February induces spasms of denial. We want - no, we need - to believe that the worst of winter is over, that the weather can't and won't get worse, that slicing winds ...