Tag Archives: Matt Darriau

CINEMA CINEMA: CCXMD – Invisible Oranges

“Weird music for weird people. This is art punk’s finest taken to their furthest extreme. CINEMA CINEMA’s collaboration with Matt Darriau is wild — somehow free jazz, art punk, and Modern (that’s with a capital M, mind you) at the … Continue reading

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CINEMA CINEMA Pack Spectacularly Freeing Weirdness Into Their New ‘Art Punk’ – Captured Howls

“The new album CCXMD from the Brooklyn-area “art punk” group CINEMA CINEMA packs personalized glorious weirdness into sprawling, completely unpredictable songs. […] The way in which this group dials into fierce, even irresistible melodicism even while exploring the outer reaches … Continue reading

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CINEMA CINEMA: CCXMD Album Review – SonicAbuse

“CCXMD sees the band further their horizons by recruiting Matt Darriau (The Klezmatics) for a jazz-infused, largely improvised session that edges into territory that Thurston Moore has long called home. The results are most assuredly not for mainstream consumption, but … Continue reading

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CINEMA CINEMA: PopMatters Streams CCXMD Full-Length By Brooklyn Art Punk Duo; Nefarious Industries Releases Album This Week As Tour Begins – Earsplit Compound

[photos by Alex Bershaw] New York experimental art punk duo CINEMA CINEMA this week delivers theri fifth full-length, CCXMD, through Nefarious Industries, as the band kicks off a run of tour dates across the Western US. With the album just days from release, … Continue reading

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Album Review: Cinema Cinema – Selective Memory

“If Jethro Tull was a psychedelic jam band that listened to a massive amount of Wire, Soft Machine, and Chicago Art Ensemble […] What an aural journey this band takes the listener on. We feel the sense of anarchy staring … Continue reading

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Avant Punk Rockers CINEMA CINEMA Return With CCXMD (Album Stream + Interview) – PopMatters

“…a sweeping release that is undoubtedly punk in spirit while also including doses of ambient and free jazz. If the New York City music scene has long been about marrying the raw aggression of frustrations of urban life with the … Continue reading

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CINEMA CINEMA Premieres “Cyclops” At New Noise Magazine; CCXMD By Brooklyn Art Punk Duo To See Release Via Nefarious Industries Next Week As Tour Begins – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Alex Bershaw] New York experimental art punk duo CINEMA CINEMA delivers a new single ahead of their impending fifth full-length, CCXMD, releasing the new song, “Cyclops,” through an exclusive premiere hosted by New Noise Magazine. The CCXMD album will see release through Nefarious … Continue reading

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CINEMA CINEMA: CCXMD – Aural Aggravation

“CINEMA CINEMA are following their creative urges and aren’t dictated by any perception of fan demands or dictates: they do what they do because they’re driven to do it, and certainly not because of any label or trend. And this … Continue reading

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Song Premiere: CINEMA CINEMA Get Exploratory With Jazz-like Excursion on “Colors” – Glide Magazine

“They manage to pull strange and otherworldly sounds out of both as they riff back and forth, with jazz-like drums adding power throughout and building up a feeling of tension and suspense. This is heady stuff that is meant to … Continue reading

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Track Premiere: CINEMA CINEMA’s “Radio Ready” is a Furious Squall of Punk Improvisation – Treble

“…a blend of noise, no wave and free-jazz, somewhere between early Boredoms, Captain Beefheart, and a primal scream therapy session. It’s anything but commercial…” – Treble

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