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ENDE TYMES V

FESTIVAL OF NOISE AND ABSTRACT LIBERATION

13-17 MAY 2015

KNOCKDOWN CENTER & SILENT BARN & OUTPOST ARTISTS RESOURCES

May 13 Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth
May 14-16 Silent Barn, 603 Bushwick Ave, Bushwick
May 17 Outpost Artists Resources, 1665 Norman St, Ridgewood

confirmed artists:
Z'EV
Metalux
Dead Machines
Pharmakon
Lary7
Gen Ken Montgomery
Chris Goudreau
Arcane Device
Thomas Dimuzio
Facialmess (Japan)
Jah Excretion (Japan)
Sputnik Trio (Chile)
Hyena Hive (Quebec)
One Dark Eye
R. Jencks
Bastard Noise
C. Spencer Yeh
Maria Chavez & Julia Santoli
Marcia Bassett & Samara Lubelski
Laundry Room Squelchers
Pedestrian Deposit
Daniel Neumann
Crank Sturgeon
Clang Quartet
Xome
Acre
work/death
Gordon Ashworth
Raven Chacon
Kyle Eyre Clyd
Timeghost
Dromez
Tinnitusstimulus
Fatale
Tralphaz
Zeek Sheck
Don Haugen
Dreamcrusher
Jason Zeh
Decimus
Mister Matthews
Kenny Curwood
Developer
SADAF
Long Distance Poison w/ Jonas Bers
Secret Boyfriend
Postcommodity
KHF
Philip White
Constrain
Limax Maximus
Wrong Hole
Sterile Garden
Andorkappen
Harness
Grandpa

 

CALL FOR VIDEO WORKS: http://rhizome.org/announce/opportunities/60839/view/

 

ARTIST BIOS:

 

Z'EV
since 1976 presenting acoustic percussion based catacoustic events
since 2009 presenting cine-cussion events:
electronic percussion accompanying primarily liquid cymatic visuals
this will be premiere cine-cussion event in usa
more info: rhythmajik.com

 

Metalux has been a part of the Experimental Music and Noise Landscape since the mid 90’s. Operating under the creativeness of esteemed avant-navigators, MV Carbon and J. Gråf, Metalux is undoubtedly responsible for some of the most distinctly unusual experimental music of the past decade. Ever since banding together, the duo’s numerous recorded and live works have rendered a suitable explanation of all that encompasses their vanguard productions. The disjointedly colliding yet ingeniously intersecting torrents of homemade electronics, tape delay, blaring riffs relayed via both guitar and synth, and subsonic rhythms are all masterfully rendered into a peculiarly riveting design which only Carbon and Sheppard seem to hold the secret to. While potentially resembling some of the mechanization of accustomed song-forms, Metalux’s inventive abstraction carries the finished exclamations past whatever barriers divide familiarity and innovation. Metalux has 27 releases including LPs on Hanson, Load, 5rc, Rescipiscent and Veglia, and self-released limited edition pieces.
More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metalux


Dead Machines is the improvising duo of Tovah Olson (PolyAmory, Wooden Wand And The Vanishing Voice, Tovinator) and John Olson (Wolf Eyes, founder of American Tapes). Using of handmade electronics, reed instruments, tape manipulation, and blistering volume, they create hazy post-psychedelic landscapes.
More info: http://americantapes.us/deadmachines.html


Pharmakon is Margaret Chardiet, from Brooklyn NY
More info: http://www.discogs.com/artist/1446288-Pharmakon


Born in Buffalo, New York, Lary 7 is a multimedia alchemist who coaxes profane, inscrutable sounds and images from various mysterious devices. His work mainly features vintage and forgotten electronic instruments and technologies. In the past he has taken the unique approach of modifying household appliances in order to give them a musical voice. As an artist, he uses analogue equipment whenever possible, steering away from digital. Lary 7's work has been related to the uncertain outcomes of a magician or scientist determined to see his projects through to their (il)logical ends. He is a co-founder of Plastickville Records and has been a major figure in the New York experimental underground music scene since 1970. In the course of the past decades he has worked on exceptional musical projects with diverse artists, such as Jimi Tenor, Jarboe, Foetus, Tony Conrad, Alexander Hacke, Larry Mullins, Dorit Chrysler, Bernhard Gal, Jakob Kirkegard, Kent Montgomery, Michael Evans and Gordon Monahan.
More info: http://www.discogs.com/artist/226532-Lary-Seven

 

Gen Ken Montgomery is a New York-based artist whose involvement in the cassette-culture and mail-art movements of the late seventies led to the creation, in 1989, of the first sound art gallery in New York City: Generator. Located first in the East Village and later in Chelsea, Generator’s wide scope and novel approach toward audio art made it a vector-point for some of the most interesting and important artists from around the world. Generator re-incarnated briefly at AVA gallery in 2013 and at the Print Shop in MoMA PS1 in 2014). Montgomery is the founder of A.T.M.O.T.W. —(Art is Throwing Money Out The Window (www.atmotw.com) — and Generator Sound Art (www.GeneratorSoundArt.org), and he co-founded the seminal experimental music labels Generations Unlimited and Pogus Productions. Since the early eighties Montgomery has composed multi-channel sound works. He often performs in total darkness. More recently he has been focusing on visual art, collage, bookmaking, and international correspondence art via postcards. As the Minister of Lamination (a.k.a. Egnekn) he is the world’s foremost practitioner of sonic Lamination Rituals. Montgomery has collaborated with a wide variety of artists including Conrad Schnitzler, Andrea Beeman, David Lee Myers (Arcane Device), Zoe Beloff, Michael Zodorozny (Crash Course in Science), and Istvan Kantor (Monty Cantsin). Montgomery’s music has been released on the finest labels in the world - Noise Below, Chocolate Monk, VOD Records, De Fabriek, Esplendor Geometrico, Staalplaat, Banned Productions, Firework Editions, XI Records, GD Stereo, Pogus, Tellus, Touch, XV Parowek, and Generations Unlimited.
More info: genkenmontgomery.com

 

Chris Goudreau better know under for his project SICKNESS, started to create/destroy sound in or about 1988. Starting out as straight-forward, full blast, harsh electronic purity; SICKNESS was a contrast and collection of harsh noise filled with quick cuts between sources, hard rapid fire loops, sheet metal crash and harsh electronics/feedback. Sets under his own name pull more from musique concrete but still keeping the harsh noise close at hand.. It's active seeking to push, pull, or shove the listener into the theme of each piece moving them as the sounds shift and flow.
"Goudreau’s stuff was tense, and menacing. Sounds reminiscent of passing traffic, or distant voices in an airport, suddenly shorted out or were obliterated in a burst of noise, as Goudreau’s hands moved across the equipment with the deftness of a piano player." Brian Slattery, New Haven Independent
More info: sickness999.com/

 

 

David Lee Myers, aka Arcane Device, is a sound and visual artist living in New York City. He has produced music based on feedback principles since 1987, using his unique "feedback machines". Myers has had twenty-five recordings released by Generator, Recommended, Silent, RRRecords, Staalplaat, Line, Pogus, and other labels. Four albums were created with Hamburg's Asmus Tietchens, and two with electronic pioneer Tod Dockstader. Further collaborations produced CDs with composers Thomas Dimuzio, Ellen Band, and Marco Oppedisano. He is currently developing new electronics and performing Arcane Device live for the first time since the 1990s.
More info: pulsewidth.com

 

Thomas Dimuzio is a musician, composer, sound designer, mastering engineer, label proprietor, and music technologist residing in San Francisco, California. Inspired as much by John Cage as Led Zeppelin, Dimuzio's music is like a sonic excursion that transports the listener into other worldly aural realms. Dimuzio's recordings have been released internationally by ReR Megacorp, Asphodel, RRRecords, No Fun Productions, Sonoris, Drone Records, Record Label Records, Odd Size, Seeland, and other independent labels. Among his collaborators are Chris Cutler, Dan Burke, Joseph Hammer, Anla Courtis, Nick Didkovsky, Due Process, Voice of Eye, Fred Frith, David Lee Myers, 5uu's, Matmos, Wobbly and Negativland. “His work has a narrative, filmic tug that will draw you into its dark corners, ears alert… brilliant and rarely less than entertaining.” —Peter Marsh, BBC.
More info: thomasdimuzio.com

 

FACIALMESS. TOKYO BASED ENGLISH HARSH NOISE LOOPS AND CUTS ACTIVE SINCE 1997, FIRST US SHOW.
More info: http://www.discogs.com/artist/216089-Facialmess

 

JAH EXCRETiON iS PSYCHEDELiC AMBiENT NOiSE PROJECT.FROM TOKYO)))
More info: jahexcretion.tumblr.com

 

SPUTNIK Trio - A project created by Toto Alvarez, improviser and experimental musician. It is an ensemble of variable format that works and wanders between compositions, free improvisation and noise. Use a variety of resources, whether instruments, objects, household waste, electronic, radio and tapes. His concept and construction of sound are an acoustic weave is installed in a space that devours and recycles itself. For Ende Tymes Festival they will play in trio format; with the musicians:
Isidora Edwards, cello
Sebastian Tapia, guitar - objects
Toto Alvarez guitar - objects and electromagnetic trash
More info: http://acefalorec.com/sputnik

 

Hyena Hive was born in 2005 in Montreal. Blending elements of noise, power electronics, musique concrète and industrial aesthetics, they are known for their intense and physical presence on stage. They have been invited to such festivals as Mutek, Suoni per il popolo and Festival du Nouveau Cinema. Lately, the duo has worked in the Cinema Abattoir film collective and has been collaborating with the experimental filmaker and performer Karl Lemieux.
More info: http://www.discogs.com/artist/726546-Hyena-Hive

 

Ryan Jencks is an Oakland, California based experimental / industrial noise artist. Since the late 80's performing under the names Asog and Sixes along with Southern California rhythm and noise outfits Crash Worship, Pure and Physics through the 90's, and more recently with Serpents, Carrion/Elk, Burmese, Dispirit, Deathroes and Sutekh Hexen. Numerous collaborations over the years have included Dave Ed (Neurosis), Scott Arford (Radiosonde), Joke Lanz (Sudden Infant), John Wiese, Gerritt Wittmer, Daniel Menche, Smegma, and Zbigniew Karkowski while contributing to several other projects as well. More info: http://www.discogs.com/artist/906684-Ryan-Jencks

 

The Bastard Noise was founded in 1991 by Henry Barnes, W. T. Nelson and Eric Wood, initially as a side project of powerviolence band Man Is The Bastard, and has since included John Wiese, Joel Connell, Aimee Artz, Jesse Appelhans, and Danny Walker as members. Although The Bastard Noise utilizes many instruments, the project has come to be known and recognized by the idiosyncratic sound of their purpose-crafted gear unique to the project. Recently the project has come full circle with a return to a powerviolence/progressive repertoire and traditional instrumentation such as amplified bass guitar, keys and drums. Many of their recordings were self-released, the rest were issued by labels such as Alien8, Deep Six, Gravity, Ground Fault Recordings, Hear More!, Helicopter Records, Housepig, Kitty Play, MSBR Records, Relapse, Thumbprint Press, Triage and Vermiform. More info: http://www.bastardnoise.com

 

C. Spencer Yeh is recognized for his interdisciplinary activities and collaborations as an artist, composer, and improviser, as well as his music project Burning Star Core. Recent presentations of work include The Companion at the Liverpool Biennial, Modern Mondays at MoMA, In Tones From Light to Dark at Performa 13, Synth Nights at The Kitchen, All Ears Festival in Oslo Norway, Excursus IV at the ICA Philadelphia, Borderline Festival at the Onassis Cultural Centre Athens Greece, Kinomuzeum at Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Kunsthalle Stavanger Norway, the Pérez Art Museum in Miami FL, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston TX, and a Jerome Foundation Commission from Roulette Intermedium. Yeh also collaborated with Triple Canopy for their contribution to the Whitney Biennial in 2014. He is currently a 2015 Artist-in-Residence at ISSUE Project Room in Brooklyn NY. Recent recorded works include Ambient (with Robert Piotrowicz), 1975 (as C. Spencer Yeh), Transitions (as CS Yeh), and Wake Up Awesome, a collaboration with Okkyung Lee and Lasse Marhaug on the Software label. A collection of voice-based works, Solo Voice I - X, will be published by Primary Information in 2015. Yeh volunteers as a programmer and trailer editor for Spectacle Theater in Brooklyn NY. His video works are distributed by Electronic Arts Intermix. He is also a contributing editor to BOMB magazine.
More info: dronedisco.com

 

Born in Lima, Peru, Maria Chavez is mainly recognized in the art community as an improviser, sound artist and curator. Her sound installations, visual objects and live turntable performances focus on the values of accidents and its unique, complicated possibilities with sound-emitting machinery like the turntable. Chavez also works as an independent sound art curator in NYC, collaborating with various organizations and art spaces, helping to produce events and festivals that present the latest of what is being shown in the sound art world. She has worked with Christian Marclay and has shared the stage with renowned artists such as: Pauline Oliveros; Thurston Moore; Lydia Lunch; Phill Niblock and Otomo Yoshihide. More info: http://www.mariachavez.org

 

Julia Santoli is a multi-media artist based in New York City. Her work synthesizes image, gesture, and sound through interdisciplinary projects navigating memory and presence. She is currently completing her BFA in Visual and Critical Studies at the School of Visual Arts; has learned directly as an assistant to Sabisha Friedberg and is receiving vocal instruction by Samita Sinha. More info: http://juliasantoli.net/

 

MARCIA BASSETT AND SAMARA LUBELSKI ­ Heavy pairing of NYC based improvisational duo; both musicians have played crucial roles in the development of underground sound over the last 20 years. Using primarily affected guitar (Bassett) and violin (Lubelski), their sound is characterized by devastating long­form drones that create a sonic weaponry of cosmic dissonance swelling into terrifying dark and frozen space. Their first LP, Sunday Night, Sunday Afternoon, was released on KYE in 2012, followed by their latest release, 110 Livingston St., released by Golden Lab in 2015. More info: http://www.discogs.com/Marcia-Bassett-Samara-Lubelski-Sunday-Night-Sunday-Afternoon/release/3510901

 

Laundry Room Squelchers: "Some facts about a man named Rat Bastard: Born Frank Falestra and unceremoniously given his current moniker by The Drills he recorded 20 years ago, he lives in Miami, three blocks away from the thong-riddled shores of South Beach.. He’s recorded Blowfly, Marilyn Manson and the Spooky Kids, The Eat, the Mavericks, Harry Pussy, none of whom anyone gave a queef about at the time, and he currently runs a recording studio in his tiny, immaculate, one-bedroom condo. He’s been playing improvised noise on guitar and bass and electric violin in an unsavory part of town at a lovable dive bar called Churchill’s pretty much every week night since 1983. As legend has it, one night a patron fed up with Rat’s incessant rumble stormed the stage and put a gun to his head. 'Go ahead and pull the trigger,' Rat told him, 'cause I ain’t stopping'.” (V•ce Magazine)
More info: http://www.squelchers.com/

 

One Dark Eye is Rodger Stella. More info: http://www.discogs.com/artist/298362-One-Dark-Eye

 

Jon Borges began Pedestrian Deposit in the Winter of 2000, with the concept of combining layers of electronic sound with no pre-determined relation to one another until mixed. The project slowly evolved to incorporate elements of harsh noise, tape collage, field recordings and glitch music resulting in a prolific few years of rich and dynamic compositions on such labels as Hospital Productions, Hanson Records, and Jon’s own label, Monorail Trespassing, to name a few. After a few years hiatus, Pedestrian Deposit returned in the fall of 2008 with the addition of multi-instrumentalist and visual artist Shannon Kennedy, and her elements of cello, violin and amplified, bowed and manipulated objects. More info: http://pedestriandeposit.bandcamp.com/

 

 

Daniel Neumann is a Brooklyn-based sound artist and audio engineer, originally from Leipzig, Germany. In Leipzig, besides getting his degree in media art at the Academy of Visual Art, he co-organized ‘AlulaTonSerien’, a platform for sound art and electro-acoustic music that featured concerts, workshops, soundwalks, CD releases and a radio show. He also studied electronic music composition under Emanuelle Casale in Catania, Sicily. In his artistic practice he is using conceptual and mostly collaborative strategies to explore sound and sound material and it's modulation through space and media. Pieces are developed in different formats and variations as ongoing processes, which can result in performances, installations, or radio shows amongst others. The leitmotif for these processes is the development of a poetry of the fragile, and a skepticism towards demonstrations of power. Impermanence is understood as temporal fragility. For his collaborative practice Daniel coined the term ‘modular collaboration’, which describes a non-hierarchical and decentralized form of organization, where collaborators interact as equals. Context and site are important parameters and often used as a starting point.
More info: http://danielneumann.wordpress.com

 

Crank Sturgeon has been at it for over two decades and countless timezones. Whether he's directing an orchestra using cue cards, fingerprinting six hundred art patrons' middle fingers, or leading a midnight parade -- wearing thirty gallons of water in each pant leg -- these impositions create an intersection between comfort and calamity. It is this junction, the marriage of unlikeable strategies with cocksure optimism, that has become Crank Sturgeon's trademark <ø))~~~§<
More info: cranksturgeon.com

 

"CLANG QUARTET is a performance by Scotty Irving (Me). Since the first show in 1997, it has changed a lot over the years. At this time, it is an even mixture of Harsh Noise/Percussion/and Performance Art. The show is an abstract journey of my walk in life without Jesus Christ, his death and resurrection, and then my life WITH Jesus as Lord and Savior. All the props I use during the show are also sound instruments, including any mask or other item. Any questions? ASK ME! Also see http://www.facebook.com/clangquartet andhttp://www.youtube.com/user/clangquartet1967 .Thanks and God bless you" 

 

Xome is a harsh noise music project conceived and operated by Bob Scott. Xome first started experimenting with dissonant forms of music in 1989 but the first organized live performance in Tokyo in 1994 marks the true activation of the project. Now based in Sacramento, CA, Xome has evolved into a highly refined and extremely harsh noise music unit by means of improvised manipulation of sound generating and processing equipment. Past Xome performances have shared the same bill with artists such as Incapacitants, C.C.C.C., Killer Bug, Merzbow, Otomo Yoshihide, Seiichi Yamamoto, (Boredoms, Omoide Hatoba), Violent Onsen Geisha, Pain Jerk, Death Squad, Government Alpha, TV Pow, Daniel Menche, Kazumoto Endo, K2, Emil Beaulieau, Melt Banana, MSBR, Stimbox, Prurient, Thomas Dimuzio, Cock E.S.P., Pedestrian Deposit, Black Leather Jesus, T.E.F., Sickness, Pop Culture Rape Victim, Vertonen, Guilty Connector and many, many more. Xome has over 45 audio and video releases from several different music labels. More info: http://www.xome.org/

 

Acre is Aaron Davis from Portland OR. More info: http://www.discogs.com/artist/668589-Acre

 

Providence, Rhode Island based work/death, operated by Scott Reber, is an intersection of musique concrete, electro-acoustic improv and composition, field-recording, drone, harsh noise, physical performance, and the pop song. As the name suggests it is a labor of determination, focus, and quality accumulating over a lifetime. For the past 10 years he has synthesized sounds of the 20th century. His multimodal composition process navigates effortlessly between the intellectualist-avant-garde and the noise underground with its violent removal of musical structures. Paraphrasing Reber himself, "David Tudor or Alvin Lucier as prototype wall noise via early mapping of crunch, crumble, cracks, crackle, ruptures,space, and moving air that would later be central to the rita, macronympha." More info: http://www.discogs.com/artist/283725-WorkDeath

 

Gordon Ashworth is from Portland OR. More info: http://gordonashworth.com/

 

Originally from the Navajo Reservation, Raven Chacon has been composing chamber music, performing noise music, and creating installation artworks since 1999. His projects include the noise trio KILT with Bob Bellerue and Sandor Finta; Mesa Ritual with William Fowler Collins; Summer Assassins with John Dieterich; the desert thrash/noise band Tenderizor and ongoing collaborations with sound artist Robert Henke and string quartet ETHEL. He is also the conductor of the large ensemble Death Convention Singers, member of the Postcommodity art collective, and co-runs the Spirit Abuse arts space in Albuquerque, NM.
More info: spiderwebsinthesky.com

 

Kyle Eyre Clyd: In 2008 then-performance artist and DIY curator Kyle Eyre Clyd began her solo noise project using unclaimed electronics left behind at her residence, Brooklyn's Silent Barn. Since then, her semi-outsider status—as a Southerner among the Northeast's local scenes, a non-musician amongst musicians, a woman amongst men—has allowed her to develop a unique voice, tangential to the harsh noise genre. Her most recent album, titled “Pale Dawn Creeps,” was released on Alga Marghen's sublabel HALATERN, etc. this past July. She has played for audiences at the Stone, PPOW Gallery, Sculpture Center, live on WFMU, on the Columbia New Music Hour, on US tours, and at festivals including Ende Tymes and INC NOLA. She currently divides her time between upstate NY where she is a Music/Sound MFA student at Bard College and her birthplace of New Orleans. More info: http://www.discogs.com/artist/1845688-Kyle-Clyde

 

TIMEGHOST collapses boundaries between performance art & electronic music through guided meditation, mutated song forms, and physical endurance. Performances utilize light-reactive synthesis and sensors pierced through the skin. The newest LP, "Cellular" is available from Load Records and Chondritic Sound. Timeghost's Adam Morosky has collaborated with members of This Heat, The Residents, Forcefield, and is a former member of Lazy Magnet.
More info: loadrecords.com/bands/timeghost

 

Dromez is the Noise moniker of intermedia artist Liz Gomez. The project has been active since late 2005 and has toured the US extensively with plans to go all over the world. Visceral, dynamic buildups of harsh noise and strident screaming give way to crumbling, dissonant relapse. Currently using: vocals, pedals, feedback, contact mics, metal/junk, field recordings and analog electronics. More info: http://dromez.com

 

Tinnitusstimulus. More info: http://tinnitustimulus.blogspot.com/

 

Fatale is a HN/HNW project with a distinctly feminine touch; the current brain-child activity of artist Elizabeth Floersch. Elizabeth has been a classically-trained musician from a young age which is apparent in her noise compositions. Her Fatale project seeks to encompass all that is beautiful and lady-like with evident Francophile themes; meanwhile she has created a HN/HNW project that is coarse, raucous, brutal and on-par with the eventual destruction of the ear-drums of noise-aficionados. More info: http://fatale.weebly.com/

 

Zeek Sheck: "Zeek Sheck’s sound is singular, unmistakable: sleep talking, skidding drums, 64th note woodwinds at full tilt, cult chorales, resplendent horns, and escape-velocity dance anthems. For such odd music to achieve a maturity is both rare and gorgeous; "Joinus" is spare yet lustrous, by turns mysterious and dangerously riotous. Listeners will scramble to hear the early records all over again." More info: http://zeeksheck.com/

 

Tralphaz. More info: http://www.tralphaz.com/

 

Don Haugen is from Eugene OR. More info: http://www.humanmonster.com/

 

Dreamcrusher: "NIHILIST QUEER REVOLT MUSIK" dupuis 2003. Wichita, Kansas. More info: https://dreamcrusher.bandcamp.com/

 

Cassette composer and Xerox artist Jason Zeh from Bowling Green Ohio, has spent the better part of the last decade and a half forging a unique sonic vocabulary that seeks to uncover the inherent flaws in cassette tapes and to devise processes that bring those flaws into sharp focus. Much like the abstract expressionists, Zeh creates an non-objective work that accentuates surface, gesture, color, and texture without foregoing emotion as he forces the listener to focus on the hidden traits and materiality of cassette tape: scratches on the surface, the clicking of the machinery, the magnetic fields of the motors, layering of tape hiss, and the physical manipulation of magnetic granules on the surface of the tape all become key compositional elements instead of obstacles to be overcome in the interest of producing an unblemished recording. Zeh’s work has been variously described as “noise plus,” by Frans de Waard, as “brutally precise non-music” by Khristopher Rienshagen, and as “somewhere in between minimalist composition and DIY drone/noise without fully inhabiting either space comfortably,” by Josh Eppert. These descriptions accurately address Zeh’s tireless search for an extended technique cassette music that is often difficult to pin down. More info: http://jasonzeh.blogspot.com/

 

"Decimus is the project of New York multi-instrumentalist Pat Murano, co-founder of free-improv outfit No-Neck Blues Band (as well as one-half of drone maximalists Key Of Shame). Since adopting this Roman-flavored alias in 2010, his release schedule has been fast and furious, with an astonishing 11 other full-lengths, each one just as trippy and sprawling" Resident Advisor. More info: https://decimus.bandcamp.com/

 

Mister Matthews is half of Telecult Powers, one third of the Hex Breaker Quartet (one fourth when it is a quintet) and builds his own analog synthesizers. http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/matthew-regulas-homemade-synthesizers-prove-diy-is-still-alive

 

Kenny Curwood is from Brooklyn NY. More info: https://vimeo.com/user2207903

 

Developer is the harsh musique-concret project of matthew reis. taking influence from 20th century composers, grind + power violence, burrough & gysin's cut up experiments, free jazz drummers, 90's japanese harsh noise and cut up noise. reis has been involved with the noise scene since the early 2000, and privately thru half the 90s. one time owner of epicene_esr records /tapes, reis now run factotum tapes. More info: http://factotumtapes.blogspot.com/

 

SADAF H NAVA is a multidisciplinary performance artist, music producer and vocalist. Her focus is the body, its extensions, resistance and confinement. Her rough, industrial noise and haunting vocal improvisations focus on the political machinations of glamor and the construction and deconstruction of femininity. Sadaf's practice incorporates a variety of mediums, often using formal explorations of movement and materiality through a dual urge for confrontational experimentation and narrative cohesion.
more info: sadafhnava.com

 

Long Distance Poison w/ Jonas Bers. More info: http://www.longdistancepoison.org/

 

Secret Boyfriend = noise-informed indie pop since 2005
releases on Blackest Ever Black, Hot Releases, Grovl Tapes, Price Tapes, I Just Live Here
More info: blackesteverblack.com/artists/secret-boyfriend

 

Postcommodity is an interdisciplinary arts collective comprised of Raven Chacon, Cristóbal Martínez, Kade L. Twist and Nathan Young. Their work utilizes video, sculpture, noises, and time-based installation environments to engage the assaultive manifestations of the global market and its supporting institutions, public perceptions, beliefs, and individual actions that comprise the ever-expanding, multinational, multiracial and multiethnic colonizing force that is defining the 21st Century through ever increasing velocities and complex forms of violence. They will be releasing a new 12" LP “We Lost Half The Forest And The Rest Will Burn This Summer” on their Postcommodity Publications label this summer.
More info: postcommodity.com

 

KHF is Patrick Cole of Brooklyn NY. More info: http://www.discogs.com/artist/2881218-KHF-2

 

Composer, performer and improviser Philip White works with electronics at the intersection of noise, jazz and contemporary concert music. Current projects include R WE WHO R WE (with Ted Hearne), Colonic Youth (with James Ilgenfritz, Kevin Shea and Dan Blake) and duos with Chris Pitsiokos, Bob Bellerue and Taylor Levine. His music has been released on Carrier Records, New Focus Recordings, Infrequent Seams and Tape Drift Records. It has been described as "utterly gripping" (Time Out Chicago), “bona fide evocative music” (Brooklyn Rail), and a "vibrant textural tapestry" (Wall Street Journal).
More info: prwhite.net (photo by Peter Gannushkin)

 

Constrain: "I'm a multimedia artist from Southern California... and constrain is strictly harsh noise."

 

Limax Maximus is a project consisting of Thermos Unigarde and Robert L. Pepper of PAS Musique.  Thermos Unigarde is a drummer and electronic musician performing in various projects (Snaykhunt, K0Ks and most recently, Limax Maximus). Found sounds, field recordings and percussive collage are the consistent threads throughout, ultimately attempting to weave together a sound experience that speaks to ritually evoked altered states. In addition, Thermos is the founder of LOXM, a series curating female experimental projects. Robert L. Pepper is an electronic/experimental musician and visual artist based in Brooklyn, New York. His projects include PAS Musique, The Jazzfakers, and Magic Zorillo. Robert is one of the co-founders of the Alrealon Musique label. He also coordinates the yearly Experi-MENTAL Festival in Brooklyn, New York, and various music nights around the New York area. More info: http://www.facebook.com/limaxmaximusny

 

 

Wrong Hole is Nial Morgan from Los Angeles CA

 

Sterile Garden is Jacob deRaadt and others, from Northern Colorado. More info: http://sterilegarden.tumblr.com/

 

Andorkappen is Sandor Finta from Los Angeles CA. More info: http://www.discogs.com/artist/356454-Andorkappen

 

Harness is the duo of Luke Tandy (Being/Skeleton Dust Recordings) and Shane Church (Hostage Pageant/Amnesia Program). Through the use of magnetic tape, amplified objects and minimal electronics, the project has a focus on the assembly of sound and the art of playback, while still retaining the harsh noise sensibilities of both artists. More info: https://soundcloud.com/whiteheatnoise/harness

 

Grandpa is someone you will meet soon enough.... if you figure it out keep it on the DL for good reason

 

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