noise

NOISE bio For over four decades, Reiko Omura and Tori Kudo have endlessly woven themselves throughout the avant-garde and underground scene of Japan. While internationally appreciated in countless incarnations and contexts (Maher Shalal Hash Baz, Guys & Dolls), if one were to seek out an early moment in which the two artists created something truly […]

niall breen

NIALL BREEN Twitter Instagram Patreon bio Niall Breen is an Irish cartoonist hailing from the small coastal seaport town, Sligo. He has heavily been involved in the indie comic community for years. Sharing hundreds if not thousands of comic strips across Tumblr and Instagram. Steadily finding himself a cult following devoted to his beloved character, […]

freelove fenner

FREELOVE FENNER Facebook-f Instagram Bandcamp Globe bio Montreal art pop group Freelove Fenner will release their long-awaited album, The Punishment Zone, on Moone Records. The 14-song collection is an exercise in pleasing sounds, diaphanous textures, and concise song structure. The group listened to a century’s worth of experimental, often cacophonous sounds and reshaped it into a […]

nicholas krgovich & friends

NICHOLAS KRGOVICH & FRIENDS Facebook-f Twitter Instagram bio Nicholas Krgovich is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist hailing from Vancouver, Canada.  Described by the legendary Robert Wyatt as “quite beautiful, very touching… human.” he has been releasing records and performing since the early aughts, crafting sonically diverse albums under his own name and as a key member […]

helvetia

HELVETIA Facebook-f Twitter Instagram Bandcamp bio In 2005 after the break up of legendary slow-core band, DUSTER, and throughout his tenure playing with BUILT TO SPILL over the past decade, HELVETIA has been the primary creative output of Jason Albertini. In January of 2020, Helvetia quietly uploaded a new album titled Fantastic Life to bandcamp. […]

caustics

CAUSTICS bio Caustics is Yasi Perera (Breezy Days Band/Park Details) on voice/electronics, Josiah Wolf (Why?) on drums/percussion, Devin Hoff (Julia Holter/Good for Cows) on acoustic and electric basses and John Dieterich (Deerhoof/Gorge Trio) on guitars/voice/electronics.  This unlikely assemblage of personalities (some of which had never met before the first session) was created as a vehicle […]

lithics

LITHICS Instagram bio Lithics is a four piece punk band from Portland, Oregon. Since their inception in 2014 they have crafted concise and sharp recordings for labels like Water Wing, Kill Rock Stars, and Thrilling Living. While avoiding the trappings of historical reenactment, Lithics remain solidly informed by the sounds and conceptual underpinnings of late […]

tashi dorji & john dieterich

TASHI DORJI & JOHN DIETERICH bio While the hypothetical range of what the listener might expect from a record of free-improvised guitar playing is understandably gigantic, it’s not very often that what is heard so easily navigates across such a vast terrain. In their most often observed environments (Dorji’s relentlessly frequent solo and collaborative releases, […]

tashi dorji

TASHI DORJI Instagram Globe bio Tashi Dorji is a celebrated free-form/improvisational guitarist. Born and raised in Bhutan, but transplanted to Ashville, NC in the early 2000’s. He is a musical force that is in a caliber of his own. The amount of originality in his playing could have only been summoned when one is forced […]

maher shalal hash baz

MAHER SHALAL HASH BAZ Twitter bio Tori Kudo and an ever-changing cast of musicians is known as Maher Shalal Hash Baz. Tori has been called a “naive” composer—assuming that title came from his use of amateur musicians—however, Tori is far from “naive.” He knows exactly what he’s doing. He created his own path, and has […]