Tag Archives: Noise

AUDIO: TamperTamper – “Because Lately”

Experimental noise artist TamperTamper has a new album out. Beginning with a bong rip, George Jackson channels existential dread with creative fortitude using both string and wind instruments. She’s big on the idea that anything, even everyday routines, can become artful expressions if perceived as such. These tracks are bare bones and stream-of-conscious, reflecting on Jackson’s detached feelings of late,

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AUDIO: Whaler – “Ex.tem.po.re”

Experimental noise project Whaler has a new EP out on Triple Eye Industries. Featuring two pieces, Francisco Ramirez centers droning guitars against cassette loops here. He captures an abrasive meditation that never gets too harsh but remains firm in density. Whaler has been releasing some of the most dystopian soundscapes out of Milwaukee’s experimental scene, and this release adds just

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AUDIO: Peter J. Woods – “Solo for Fake Fireplace”

Harsh noise wizard Peter J. Woods’ latest release was created using his house’s fake fireplace. It’s a single two-part piece of a noise wall that crackles and rages as a combustion would. It’s recommended you listen on a massive sound system for the fullest sonic blaze experience. Woods has kept busy all year crafting noise in his various projects, and

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AUDIO: Citizen 2-13 – “End2020”

Noise artist Citizen 2-13 is out with a new tape. His sonic textures here are dense and abrasive as if they accompany an industrial apocalypse. The second track particularly delivers the brutal static of burning metal. The third track sounds like a pneumonic drill puncturing the Earth’s mantle. It’s a most adequate soundtrack to this excruciating and devastating year. Citizen

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AUDIO: Whaler – “x > 4 x (1 – x)”

Ambient-noise project Whaler’s latest track was created with the audio input silenced during recording. Therefore, the audio was only manipulated by visual cues. The result is an atmospheric drone with static zaps, sounding like a massive spaceship passing by you. Whaler continues his vast experimental palette of sound in a uniquely constructed way.

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AUDIO: Blessed Sacrifist – “Loss of Innocence”

Depressive electronics wizard Blessed Sacrifist is finally out with his ultimate release on noise label FTAM, having been eight years in the making. There’s excruciating pain embedded in these pieces, especially in the title track, where fiery industrial static spills forth. It’s an expedition through soul-crushing bleakness, tortured cries for help, gashed memories, and numb despair. If you’ve felt powerless

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AUDIO: Whaler – “And I Want to Help You”

Noise-drone project Whaler is out with another track this week. Featuring waves of baritone guitar and drone pedal, the tune feels like a harrowing venture on a boat through dark, unfriendly waters. As fuzzy static envelops the instrumentation in the second half, we are left with nothing but existential dread by the end. Whaler creates some of the most desolate

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