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GRIDFAILURE & MEGALOPHOBE: Tasukete Album Review – Heavy Music Headquarters

“…this time around it’s more urgent and mechanical. Heavily effected vocals, industrial elements, ambiance, feedback and noise swirl amidst seemingly random song structures, with tracks ranging from two to nearly nine minutes. While mostly dissonant and avant-garde, there are semi-traditional … Continue reading

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Album Dissections: GRIDFAILURE & MEGALOPHOBE “Tasukete” – Svbterranean

In Svbterranean’s Album Dissections, artists break down the construction and/or lyrical themes of their records track by track: Tomorrow, October 5, experimental sound architects GRIDFAILURE and MEGALOPHOBE will release their second collaborative album, Tasukete, via Nefarious Industries. GRIDFAILURE‘s Dave Brenner … Continue reading

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GRIDFAILURE & MEGALOPHOBE: Tasukete Collaboration By New York Solo Outfits Streaming At Avant Music News; Album Out Friday Through Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

This Friday, Nefarious Industries will release the unhinged Tasukete, the second collaborative album by New York experimental/solo outfits GRIDFAILURE and MEGALOPHOBE, and first release from either band through the label’s diverse roster. Ahead of its official uncaging, the entire album is now streaming through … Continue reading

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GRIDFAILURE and MEGALOPHOBE Explore the Frayed Ends of Sanity on “Tasukete” (premiere) – PopMatters

“A noisy nightmare, a soundscape to the struggle of the soul in the contemporary urban climate, the sound of late capitalism trapped in a spit bubble and a discarded piece of chewing gum on a subway platform. It all comes … Continue reading

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GRIDFAILURE + MEGALOPHOBE: Tasukete – Two Guys Metal Reviews

“There is a sort of existential pain that drives the work of these two artists and their willingness to be grating and oppressive thrills me and terrifies the shit out of my cat. That’s a huge part of the appeal … Continue reading

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GRIDFAILURE & MEGALOPHOBE: Tasukete Collaborative Album To See Release Via Nefarious Industries In October; “Agoraphobic Claustrophobia” Streaming At Svbterranean – Earsplit Compound

New York-based solo experimental outfits GRIDFAILURE and MEGALOPHOBE have recoalesced to dispatch their second fully collaborative album, Tasukete. The album will be released via Nefarious Industries in early October, and the album’s spastic “Agoraphobic Claustrophobia” has been debuted at Svbterranean. Set for release less than … Continue reading

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SVB Exclusive: GRIDFAILURE & MEGALOPHOBE Debut New Track “Agoraphobic Claustrophobia”

“…a nearly five-minute mind-melter of abrasive noise, dizzying atmospheres, pseudo jazz instrumentation, and psychotic vocals. It’s like being trapped in a funhouse while under the influence of illicit substances.” – Svbterranean

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Review: A FUCKING ELEPHANT & EL DRUGSTORE split – SonicAbuse

“…a glorious cornucopia of sonic surprises so resplendent in its knowledge of the oblique American underground, that it will have you sitting bolt upright, teeth slowly grinding into a paste as the adrenalin flows through you.” – SonicAbuse

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RICARDA COMETA: South American Improv Duo Begins European Tour This Week; Ricarda Cometa 2 Out Now Via Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

Argentine-Peruvian improvisational instrumental duo RICARDA COMETA is on their way to Europe to kick off their latest tour, and their first tour supporting their Ricarda Cometa 2 album, released last week through Nefarious Industries. Influenced by no-wave, math rock, African, Latin, and Asian ritual … Continue reading

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RICARDA COMETA: Ricarda Cometa 2 – A Closer Listen

“…eminently corporeal, powered by the clean spurts of Espinal’s guitar and amplified by Heuman’s restrained-yet-punchy drumming. […] RICARDA COMETA’s music demands to be clearly followed, every crease and fold in the new flesh a motive of aesthetic attention. Your body … Continue reading

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