THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND at Double Double Land (209 Augusta Ave, down the alley, first door on your right) – 9pm – $7 – All Ages
Alex Moskos of Aids Wolf, Thames, Unireverse etc. turns dance synth music on it’s head. Cranking the distortion & severing the beat, he makes a bumping bass/heavy electronics massacre. Frequencies screech off into the distance as other try to follow a more straight forward path only to find that it no longer exists. Cohesive cut & paste with in a single media. Bleeps & bloops for harsh heads. Guitar effects wizardry that pulls you into it’s crunching and cracking. Sounds like destroyed muffler car chase. New 7″ out for this show, don’t miss this, seriously one of the most interesting musicians working with noise electronics today!
BEE MASK (http://bee-mask.tumblr.com/)
Philly synth drone enigma hits the road is support of his new record “Elegy For Beach Friday” out on Spectrum Spools. Blanketing layers of pulsating fuzz and languid sin waves float over you. Sounds sort of like space travel as the stars & planets whizz by you, creating an ever evolving hum, accented by spectral flourishes. Post-kraut synth textures drone amides shimmers of light & distant angelic choruses buried beneath the clouds of fuzz. Check the Wire & Rock-A-Rolla for the hype low down. For fans of Emeralds, Cluster etc.
MAN MADE HILL (http://www.myspace.com/llihedamnam)
one man electronic dance psych free baser Randy Gagne (Disguises, Toddler Body) gets out & gets down. Buzz, swirling synthisizers hum over thumping bass and chatter drum machine beats. Vocals heavy with distortion, glide over the tracks melting into them. Warped funk electro funk tendancies bounce underneath the synthesized and sampled zaps & burps. Distortion rolls over, as everything is bubbled down into a bastard groove stew that pulsates & squeaks like the digital mess of a thousand old computers dialling in their last connection. Surreal dance music for the modern hypochondriac.
SIMON FRANK (http://weirdcanada.com/tag/simon-frank)
1/2 of noise rock duo Hot & Cold brings his solo synth/electronics & vocal jams to the stage. Clattering, heavy psych, backed by industrial textures and topped with hyper fuzz vocals. Distorted keyboard chords & drum machine sounds keep things driving forward. Grinding raw tones trying to escape the rigid structure of their own rhythm, never to succeed. Hints of prog & krautrock provide structure for drones and wayward feedback fuzz that threatens to envelope everything. Real cool dude, come early to check this set seriously, you’ll be glad you did.