[Ed. Note: In Please Enjoy Responsibly, columnist Raymond Cummings tracks down the best noise music of the month, while keeping an eye out for the best of recent months and saluting noise triumphs of yesteryear.] See also: The Best Noise Music in June: York Factory Complaint and Maurizio Bianchi
After listening closely to Dysnomia, the new album by Dawn of Midi, it becomes clear why the title was not directly inspired by the Ancient Greek meaning of the word: "lawlessness." The music is precisely ordered; it is ecstatic, but not anarchic. It is also unlike the condition of dysnomia--the ina ... More >>
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Electronic dance music's recent youthquake has brought forth not only a lot of new production talent, but also a healthy number with distinctive styles. That's certainly the case with the 22-year-old Montreal producer who goes under the moniker Jacques Greenea normal-enough-sounding name, par ... More >>
Yes, fine, there's clearly something educated and possibly even overengineered about the clicks and beeps which get woven into densely cerebral pseudo-songs by Autechre, the British duo that has been blazing so many trails in experimental electronic music since the '90s. Even the kooky name g ... More >>
Ninja Tune: Matt Black is the dude on the right. Photo by Steve Double.At The Lock Tavern, a North London pub, Matt Black is finishing a beer and taking a respite from the recent frenzy of activity around Ninja Tune, the influential UK label he co-founded 20 years ago with Jonathan More. He's ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing new and emerging MP3s from local talent. Brooklyn duo Buke & Gass play homemade Frankenstein instruments that make beautiful and wild sproinging sounds--Arone Dyer's "buke" is a modified baritone ukelele; Aron Sanchez's "gass" is a mutant ... More >>
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