Is This Hyperreal?, Atari Teenage Riot’s return to raging after a decade-long disappearing act, rallies Alec Empire’s digital hardcore ethos for a (mostly) full-speed drive at the same technologic, antagonistic realpolitik that ATR espoused in their ‘90s heyday. The vitriol hasn’t faded and when it foments with nostalgia there’s a high probability of combustion. Are you ready to re-start the riot? Do you care?
Fri., Sept. 23, 7 p.m., 2011