Stefan Schmidt – “237 Days Without Sleep” Album Review (noise/experimental)

Stefan Schmidt is a guitarist, composer, improviser and teacher.  His earlier history includes experience with punk bands as well as studying classical guitar.  Since 2000, he has created music for films, plays, exhibitions and dance performances. More recently, Stefan has focused on evolving structures, sound design and free improvisation pieces. He came to us with … Continue reading Stefan Schmidt – “237 Days Without Sleep” Album Review (noise/experimental)

Harsh Noise Movement/Merzbow/Rasalasad – “Thisrhythmia” Ltd. CD

I wanted to get this up right away because this is a very special and very limited CD-R from Harsh Noise Movement/Merzbow/Rasalasad titled Thisrhythmia. Please note that this CD-R is only available through discogs.com at the link below.  By the time you read this, they might be gone so hurry up.  Refer to the track list … Continue reading Harsh Noise Movement/Merzbow/Rasalasad – “Thisrhythmia” Ltd. CD

KK Null – “Extropy Ground Zero” Album Review (Noise, Power Electronics)

KK Null is a legend in the noise/power electronics scene.  Moreover, he is a master of chaos creation.  We have for you, his latest work courtesy of 4ib Records, Extropy Ground Zero. From 4ib Records: "Kazuyuki Kishino displays an intriguing approach towards the genre of experimental noise. Deviating from his usual genre style, he unleashes new material … Continue reading KK Null – “Extropy Ground Zero” Album Review (Noise, Power Electronics)

Bell – “Secrets From A Distant Star” Album Review (noise, ambient, power electronics)

There indeed is a reason that American noise artist, Bell is shrouded in a bit of mystery.  The secret that is about to be unleashed is one that is likely to be a game-changer for the noise  and dark ambient genres. We've heard of "harsh noise walls."  We've heard "cut-up" noise.  It took a criminally … Continue reading Bell – “Secrets From A Distant Star” Album Review (noise, ambient, power electronics)