Category Archives: Music

FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY: “The Plan” Premiered Through New Noise; Split With SPACE MONKEY Sees Release Via Nefarious Industries As East Coast Tour Nears – Earsplit Compound

Nefarious Industries prepares to release Blow Out The Candles And Make A Split next week, the new split EP between China/US-based duo FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY and Chinese act SPACE MONKEY, as FYB begins the East Coast leg of their North American tour. Ahead of the festivities, New … Continue reading

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OXX: Danish Hardcore Act To Release The Skeleton Is Just A Coat Hanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance LP Via Nefarious Industries; Preorders Posted – Earsplit Compound

This summer, Nefarious Industries will deliver the destructive new LP by Aarhus, Denmark-based avant hardcore outfit OXX, The Skeleton Is Just A Coat Hanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance. The record has been confirmed for August release while … Continue reading

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Exclusive Stream: Get Slimy with the Latest LP from THOSE DARN GNOMES – Toilet ov Hell

‘Since THOSE DARN GNOMES‘ first album The Years back in 2015, I’ve listened to each new release with equal parts curiosity and bedevilment. Nothing about this band is easy. And yet, Calling Whitetails to a Tuned Bow is somehow the … Continue reading

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THOSE DARN GNOMES: Toilet Ov Hell Streams Calling Whitetails To A Tuned Bow; Volatile Album By San Diego Free-Jazz/Noise Act Out Friday Via Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

[photos by Francesca De Franceschi Manzoni] This Friday, Nefarious Industries will unleash Calling Whitetails To A Tuned Bow, the new album from San Diego’s THOSE DARN GNOMES. The collective’s unhinged, unpredictable, and utterly explosive blend of free-jazz, noise, metal, and musical experimentation … Continue reading

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THOSE DARN GNOMES: “Calling Whitetails to a Tuned Bow” Review at Burning Ambulance

“To the outsider, noise music and free jazz might not be so different, but to fans these genres are usually worlds apart. Not only do THOSE DARN GNOMES successfully bring the two together, they do so with a grace and … Continue reading

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SPACE MONKEY: New Noise Magazine Premieres “We Are Space Monkey” By Chinese Punk Act; Split EP With FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY Nears Release Via Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

New Noise Magazine is hosting the exclusive premiere of “We Are Space Monkey,” by Chinese punk rock trio SPACE MONKEY. The song is found on the band’s upcoming split EP with FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY, Blow Out The Candles And Make A Split, which … Continue reading

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GRIDFAILURE and MEGALOPHOBE: Heavy Blog Is Heavy Premieres “Agoraphobic Claustrophobia” Video; Tasukete Out Now Via Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

New York solo/experimental outfits GRIDFAILURE & MEGALOPHOBE deliver an explosively demented new video for “Agoraphobic Claustrophobia,” found on their second collaborative album, Tasukete, which saw release through Nefarious Industries in late 2018. The visual accompaniment to the rabid musical concoction infiltrates the public … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Trip Over This Video For GRIDFAILURE & MEGALOPHOBE’s “Agoraphobic Claustrophobia” – Heavy Blog Is Heavy

“The music video we’re debuting for you today couldn’t be any further from your local bands’ metalcore warehouse performance clip. Pairing acid-washed visuals with their collaborative digital hellscape “Agoraphobic Claustrophobia”, experimental acts GRIDFAILURE & MEGALOPHOBE step away from noise and … Continue reading

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Premiere: San Diego’s THOSE DARN GNOMES Up the Weirdness Game With “Birds” – PopMatters

“A collision of avant-garde jazz, the wild, wooly experiments of composer Harry Partch, Beatnik poetry, shattered noise, shards of black box theater, the sinister weirdness lurking behind the childlike chaos of The Muppet Show. Somewhere in there are moments of … Continue reading

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GRIDFAILURE Moans of a Thousand Encroaching Illnesses with “Sixth Mass Extinction Skulduggery I” – The Covenant

“GRIDFAILURE is sickness given aural form as the experimental project of madman Dave Brenner (ex-Theologian), and marks a departure from his death industrial treatments in favor of hallucinogenic sound collages bringing to mind legends like Nurse With Wound, early Current … Continue reading

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