Review: Noise Against Racism V/A – Harsh Noise Movement/Blackened Death Records

Expect the unexpected.  That's the rule of thumb when it comes to Harsh Noise Movement, the project and the label.  Expecting that I was going to first cover the HNM/Rudolf Eb.er split (which I still intend to), I became distracted by a digital compilation album. Presented by Harsh Noise Movement and Blackened Death Records, we … Continue reading Review: Noise Against Racism V/A – Harsh Noise Movement/Blackened Death Records

Interview – Legendary Noise Artist Hiroshi Hasegawa (CCCC, Astro)

If you have been a fan of harsh noise/power electronics for any length of time, you know that Hiroshi Hasegawa needs NO introduction.  But those of you who might not have heard, he's the founder of such acts as CCCC and Astro. We're extremely excited to present this email interview with him.  We'd like to … Continue reading Interview – Legendary Noise Artist Hiroshi Hasegawa (CCCC, Astro)

Creation Through Destruction & Maurizio Bianchi – “Nullification” Album Review

Not enough noise recordings experiment with frequencies that have the potential to physically alter the brain if even for the duration of the listening period, much less create a mix memorable enough to last beyond the final moments of the last track.  What Creation Through Destruction and Maurizio Bianchi have created herein do both. Today's … Continue reading Creation Through Destruction & Maurizio Bianchi – “Nullification” Album Review

Throne of Blood – “Everywhen” NYOP Album Review

Scotland and Iraq came to me this morning offering up some unique samples of noise.  So I figured, let's go where most would not expect noise/power electronics to exist... but indeed they do in unique ways. Throne of Blood is the first of today's offerings with their Name Your Own Price digital release Everywhen.  This is … Continue reading Throne of Blood – “Everywhen” NYOP Album Review