Category Archives: Harsh Noise

Law of the Rope / Crown of Bone – Split CS

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Noise and black metal, a combination that is almost guarantied to be successful. Both genres are centered around the same or similar themes; death, evil, discord, chaos, and general unpleasantness. Even the music sounds somewhat the same, at least to some people. Even though the genres share the same philosophies and sound, there haven’t been THAT many splits from noise/BM-bands. Mostly from the fringe edges of both genres, and the bands that try to make a fusion with the genres often end up with a bland mess, than with something stunning. Maybe its because the inherent chaos and discord in both the styles means that neither of them can get along, or that both of them are too dominant so just one becomes audible; which is what has happened to this cassette, sadly.

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Filed under Black Metal, Crown of Bone, Dark Ambient, Female Fronted, Harsh Noise, Law of the Rope, Lo-FI, Lo-fi Black Metal, Noise

Sluice Room – Antinatalist Variations

Antinatalist Variations

“I further observed all the oppression that goes under the sun: the tears of the oppressed, with none to comfort them; and the power of their oppressors—with none to comfort them. Then I accounted those who died long since more fortunate than those who are still living; and happier than either are those who have not yet come into being and have never witnessed the miseries that go under the sun.” ―The Biblical book of Ecclesiastes, 4:1-3

Sink Slop Processing are back with the second release from their resident project Sluice Room, which some of you more devoted readers may remember my look at their first offering. A sweet and exciting experimental noise recording, which was a breath of fresh air in the increasingly stagnant and repetitive sluice of harsh power electronic walls that have become the staple of the noise music scene for the last couple of years. Is the offal from the Sluice Room still fresh and glistening, or has it already begun to decay and reek of putrid death?

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Filed under Drone, Electronic, Harsh Noise, Noise, Non Music, Power Electronics, Sluice Room, Wall noise

Straight Panic – Wuornos

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Straight Panic just released yet another cassette on his new label Fuck Mountain, this time in the form of a fabulous hot pink tape, in-cased with a media-mistreated serial killer. Always provocative, but not so overtly gay this time.

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Filed under Experimental, Harsh Noise, Noise, Non Music, Power Electronics, Queer Noise, Straight Panic

Jurko Haltuu / Miljoner Döda – Split

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Wow, Funeral Fog has some great stuff in their line-up, ey. Anatomiteatern, Nils Dacke, Jurko Haltuu, Miljoner Döda. It’s really shaping up to be one of the richest veins in Swedish noise/experimental music! So, for the third time a release from Funeral Fog, this time a split between the operator of the label and a lot of dead people!

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Filed under Dark Ambient, Drone, Electronic, Experimental, Harsh Noise, Industrial, Jurko Haltuu, Lo-FI, Miljoner Döda, Noise, Soundscape

Mazakon Tactics – The Entrancing Cage

The Entrancing Cage

Here we go! Starting of the new year with some nice, cultured, poetry. Oh, but this is not your ordinary run of the mill poetry-slam, this is straight from the Lithuanian purveyors of the finest harshest noise, TERROR.lt.

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Filed under Dark Ambient, Electronic, German, Harsh Noise, Industrial, Mazakon Tactics, Noise, Poetry, Soundscape

Vivenza – Réalités Servo Mécaniques

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” This evolution of music is parallel to the multiplication of machines, which everywhere are collaborating with man. Not only amid the clamor of the metropolis, but also in the countryside, which until yesterday was normally silent, in our time the machine has created such a variety and such combinations of noises that pure sound, in its slightness and monotony, no longer arouses any feeling.”

– The Art of Noises, Luigi Russolo

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Filed under Avant-Garde, Drone, Experimental, Field Recordings, Harsh Noise, Industrial, Noise, Non Music, Rhythmic Noise, Soundscape, Vivenza

Anatomiteatern – Phalaina/Loose Connections

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Alright, back again, and just in time for the new release of the kings of Swedish harsh noise, Anatomiteatern! This time on a hot pink cassette!

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Filed under Anatomiteatern, Electronic, Experimental, Harsh Noise, Industrial, Lo-FI, Noise, Power Electronics