Review Reblog – Dendera Bloodbath – Inanna at the Gates

I’m a great believer in giving lesser well known artists a bit of a spotlight and many I find via Yeah I Know it Sucks.
Today’s Discovery, Dendera Bloodbath’s Inanna at the Gates is an experimentation in visceral noise.
Currently she performs both experimental darkwave sets with autoharp and noise sets with electronics of her own design. For more info, visit: http://www.denderabloodbath.com

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Artist: Dendera Bloodbath
Title: Inanna at the Gates
Keywords: experimental female artist noise music usaworld Finland
Label: United By Chaoshttp://www.unitedbychaos.net/
Artist Website: http://www.denderabloodbath.com/

At first Dendera Bloodbath squeaks her ultimate power sounds in your ear like it’s a metal chainsaw going in full (but precise) overdrive! It feels like your head had been split in two, leaving it exposed for her other (more reasonable?) sounds-to-come,material that she will spill into your skull like a liquid brutal attack of Experimental origin. It’s all for the sake of science and experiment! How far can Dendera Bloodbath go? And what will drive you over the edge or please your ears tremendously? This artist seems to seek both extremities and wants to apply them both at the same time! Is that a pretentious project? It might be, but listening to her release it seems like this experiment works in full force!

She pours…

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Reblog – We Need No Swords podcast 27: Elizabeth Veldon

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With a new work released on her Bandcamp almost every day, the Scottish sound artist and poet Elizabeth Veldon has amassed a vast and almost overwhelming discography. But those releases, ranging from immersive drones, free improvised piano jags and tough scrubs of noise, are rarely less than compelling. In this episode, Elizabeth and I discuss creativity, political music and a whole lot of other stuff. We also premier two new works – a series of piano improvisations and a long-form slice of ominous drone.

Tracklist

Elizabeth Veldon interview runs throughout

Three drum machine improvisations, 1 (self-released, 2015)
At low tide the witches grave pool is flooded with the song of herons (self-released, 2017)
A reflection on the history of radio astronomy (self-released, 2015)

For those characters treated less sentimentally, the disease is viewed as the occasion finally to behave well (unreleased, 2017)
In the plague-ridden England of the late 16th…

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Article Reblog – Gudrun Gut’s Monika Enterprise Label Turns 20

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You could still see the bullet holes in the houses,” Gudrun Gut says of moving to Berlin back in 1975. Far from the gentrified, cultural hub the city is today, she remembers it being a strange and polarized population of “only really students and pensioners” and “nobody between 30 and 50.” Naturally, a burgeoning hive of activity existed among the young people, which she was instantly drawn towards. “There was a big political scene from the students, as well as big communes and a strong feminist movement.” Gut stayed in Berlin, and over 40 years later, has become a venerable figure in the underground scene as a musician, producer, DJ, and label boss.

When she discovered the world of German music back in the 1970s, Gut was sucked in by the motorik of Neu! and the psychedelic grooves of Tangerine Dream, but eventually, like many…

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Review Reblog – Barberic Slapton – tonne

….and is also Today’s Discovery – Lo fi experimental noise.

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Artist: Barberic Slapton
title: tonne
keywords: experimental crunchy noise rage weird Hamilton

Barberic Slapton has brought the music that you ought to hear, material that Stockhausen would masturbate too and Einstein would pulls his nose hairs out with. With a strong pass in the legs the first one named ‘naptonne’ steps fiercely in. It’s like psychedelic fireworks to my ears, heels clicking on the terrain while rockets gets launched into the ether and submarines bubble around in electrified water… In other words; it’s abstract! But oh so mentally challenging the sensible corners of a person’s intellect… But wait, it gets even weirder… pardon, I mean; it gets even intensively better!

A track named ‘live at doors pub’ will pop in like a instant hellfire in which a panicked panic shouts at the hairs of your neck to stand up and bow to the noise! Barberic Clapton pushes us all to…

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News – This Friday, Stand With Bandcamp in Support of Trans Rights

Support artists by buying their music and 100% of Bandcamp’s share of every sale on Friday, August 4th (from midnight to midnight Pacific Time) will go to the Transgender Law Center, a nonprofit organization that works tirelessly to change law, policy, and culture for the more equitable. TLC does critical policy advocacy and litigation on multiple fronts, fights for healthcare for trans veterans, defends incarcerated trans people from abuse in prisons and detention centers, supports trans immigrants, and helps trans youth tell their stories and build communities.

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Bandcamp is a platform for artistic expression, and all manner of variance in experience and identity, including gender and sexuality, is welcome here. We support our LGBT+ users and staff, and we stand against any person or group that would see them further marginalized. This includes the current U.S. administration, and its recent capricious declaration that transgender troops will no longer be able to serve in the military. That this announcement was motivated in part to help fund the border wall exposes it as part of the administration’s cynical, discriminatory agenda.

In response, we will be donating 100% of our share of every sale on Friday, August 4th (from midnight to midnight Pacific Time) to the Transgender Law Center, a nonprofit organization that works tirelessly to change law, policy, and culture for the more equitable. TLC does critical policy advocacy and litigation on multiple fronts, fights for healthcare…

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Reblog – Fractured Air x Blogothèque – S02E07 | July mix

If you like mixes there’s a lot of new and interesting releases from a wide range of artists on this one, including Kara-Lis Coverdale, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Mary Ocher and the more electronic shift in sound for artist Colleen.

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July saw the highly-anticipated return of world-renowned French composer Colleen (aka Cécile Schott) with her achingly beautiful new single “Separating”, taken from the forthcoming “A flame my love, a frequency” out October 20th via Thrill Jockey. On her new album, Schott’s viola da gamba – used on her last two records “Captain of None” and “The Weighing Of The Heart” – is replaced by solely electronic instrumentation: Moog pedals and Critter and Guitari synthesizers. The result is yet another otherworldly, far-reaching sonic odyssey from this visionary solo artist.

Following on from last year’s exceptional debut mini-album “Shady & Light”, Hamburg-born and Berlin-based multi-instrumentalist and producer Martyn Heyne has unveiled his stunning new single “Carry”, taken from the forthcoming solo debut album (coming out later this year on the neo-classical imprint 7K!). The divine guitar-based compositions crafted by Heyne carves out a ceaselessly rich listening experience for the…

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Today’s Discovery – Memoir of My Manor by Gaël Segalen

 

Thanks to A Closer Listen I came across this new release. A supporter on Bandcamp referred to it as Kafkaesque. It’s challenging but not impenetrable, dark and rhythmic making this release danceable but with a difference.