Tuesday, October 23, 2007
The China noise scene seriously getting its act together these days - always had a soft spot for Torturing Nurse - lets face it any time you combine nurses uniforms and head-crunching slabs of sound - you can't fail to please... seems with the latest slab of videos from recent perfomance in Beijing - they have somewhat upped-the-old-ante... dispensing with any traditional family values that might have littered earlier performances - and allowing afore-mentioned nurse to dispense somewhat unorthodox treatment to what can only be described as a tied and willing patient - it makes for interesting viewing - and somewhat raucous listening ...
If this sort of thing makes you feel like more - then best get your prescriptions directly from the source... or the ever excellent Noise Shanghai site...
For those of you who find the whole dripping wax on face type of behavior a tad harrowing - here is a more family-friendly TN performance from way back in 2004 - for you younger and more sheltered readers out there - because I care ....!!
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Been meaning to post this one for ages - probably all copies have already been grabbed - but for those of you in the Yeovil area - hop on down to Waterstones and see if you can find a copy in the Poetry, Art, or Philosophy sections - stick it under your jacket - and if stopped and searched - tell them the Farmer sent you !
FREE BOOK, NO ISBN, NO BARCODE, NO AUTHOR
the idiocy of idears
“a skool boys tail being the unremarkable adventures of gustov claudius, skool boy and dyslexic. Including his own essays, observations, and judgements. Also including an account of his travels among the islands of homer and the greeks. ritten by himself-“
Apparently written by the backward schoolboy Gustav Claudius. ‘The Idiocy of Idears’ is a book of pathos, sarcasm and great charm. Continually confounding the reader with its mainstream of childish glee and occasional lapses into precocious sophistication.
It is a brilliant expose of an education system that has now all but disappeared. A system geared towards corporal punishment and churning out illiterate fodder for the declining dockyards and factories of the industrial age.
The first impression of this book will be a Limited Edition of 300 hand stamped books distributed around the UK by being planted in unsuspecting bookshops.
If stocks no longer last - pop over to the Aquarium and see if any piles are still lying around ...
Monday, October 08, 2007
"Moshpit Donkey exist in the static created by too many incorrectly constructed Reaktor patches, linked through hacked sequencing mechanisms to erroneous Audio Mulch contraptions....."
They most certainly seem to have no real concept of compositional structure, adherence to basic musical tunings and appear to dig a somewhat uneven use of basic control of the volume/pan/effect sliders.......
The first offering from this somewhat easy-to-ignore bunch of musical no-names comes in the form of the ever-unfolding remix project - first unleashed upon the world courtesy of tha man called Kid Shirt .......
Apparantly it uses the entire track as produced by "LORD DEPTH MIXED BY THE COWARD MIXED BY FARMER GLITCH MIXED BY CyRUS DA VyRUS MIXED BY GUTTERBREAKZ MIXED BY DOPPELGANGER" - mangled into a fucked-up-electro riff - then layered with "LORD DEPTH MIXED BY THE COWARD" along with mutated output from a previous recording session spent in the delightful Queen Mary hospital, Pok Fulam, Hong Kong- whilst recovering from snake bites... oh yeah - demon sax player Andew Pask somehow gets a blow .... don't ask me man - I'm only relaying needless sleeve notes! The whole pointless exercise (apparently) was to get the mutated DNA of the original remix back in line from the numerous splintered/bastard strands that now exist - this it is fair to say it most likely fails miserably at achieving!!
Anyway - enough of this baloney - grab a download if you feel that way inclined ...
Moshpit Donkey - Mushed