Super fascinating interview, if a bit short, with the scene beast and (don’t get sick on yourself) multi-media artist Walter Gross talking Small But Hard crew about his struggles and thoughts.
My name is Walter Gross. I am from Maryland; a little town outside Baltimore called Glen Burnie, a kinda stoner, white-trash sorta town. They call the kids there Glenburnouts. And now I live in Los Angeles, which is pretty much the same thing…
Harry Flay AKA K(noo) throws out a sick mix. Loving this guy’s attitude.
If you’ve not checked out his soundcloud or bandcamp. Aren’t I on Metal-K is a burner.
Rejections, the shadowy Teesside artist who makes curious ambient noise which is perfect for drifting away with late at night, is the personal project of Michael Hann who also runs the Rejects & Fade label. This track is taken from the Vertical City EP on equally gritty UK tape label Jehu & Chinaman.… Continue Reading
SNR is an experimental work by Danish artist, Sune Petersen. Sprung, from the work with DMK, SNR is an examination of the noise generated from flourescent tubes, picked up by cheap AM radios. By having cheap AM radios in close proximity to flourescent tubes, noises are induced in the radios. the noises vary between agressive buzzing to almost IDM like clicks. The radios are fed power from a DMX dimmer that is switched off. The electrical resistance in the radios is too great for the dimmer to close completely and the radio is creating static, but not as when it is normally on.
Just about every element is calibrated to get neck-hairs standing to attention. The controlled explosion kick drums, the dentist drill counterpoints, the ‘Machine Gun’ filters, the flirtation with power electronics in the closing seconds… this is high-impact and hard wearing stuff. Even if it’s not for the faint of heart, it’s a great piece of cannily assembled brutality.
“Supercell” is a collaboration between Caleb Madden and Bartosz Dylewski, a work in progress that is in equal parts – audio, video and sculpture, it seeks to explore and illuminate the latent electro-magnetic activity that rages wherever electricity is used. Using fluorescent lighting and electric fans as a source, magnetic fields are created, picked up and processed.
Welcome To Harwich International (VORRS REMIX)
Cutting Room Records is a new independent cassette label based in Brighton, operating with a fully DIY ideology. Outputting experimental, heavy, engaging & interesting sounds. They are about to release their second cassette tape and if this preview from VORRS is anything to go by, it’s gonna be significant.… Continue Reading
“Rungs in a Ladder” is the latest short form documentary by production team McFarland and Pecci. A meditation on life, art, and purpose, the film centers around Jacob Bannon, an accomplished visual artist and frontman for hardcore band Converge, a group that has been carving its own iconoclastic path through the hardcore music landscape for over twenty years.