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    Music, Hear This Boys, Noise

    Boys, Noise

    Using all manner of squealing electronics, distorted vocal yowls, and unruly effects units, Michigan trio Wolf Eyes spews a pulsating, industrial-strength din that carries the torch of such eardrum assailants as Whitehouse and Merzbow. But it ain't just noise; a…
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    Music, Reviewed Boris with Michio Kurihara

    Boris with Michio Kurihara

    One never knows what to expect next from prolific Japanese avant-sludgmeisters Boris. The trio's propensity to change up its sound becomes even greater when the group collaborates with like-minded artists such as noise terrorist Merzbow or drone merchants Sunn 0))).…
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    Music, Reviewed Ghostigital

    Ghostigital

    Ghostigital is more a concept than a literal band. At its core are ex-Sugarcubes vocalist Einar Örn and digital/tape-delay wizard Curver, plus several contributors (including underground hip hop head Dälek and U.K. improviser Steve Beresford), and their combined efforts produced…
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    Music,

    Recordings

    Merzbow Hole (Heel Stone) The next time you curse that horrible racket your roommate considers music, thank your lucky stars you don't have the bedroom next to mine. One night I "inadvertently" roused a slumbering flatmate with the sound of…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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