A CD as great as it is unexpected, Hermit /Thirdorgan “Dead Tech Machine Gallery” delivers a magnificent glimpse into the possibilities of 90s noise. Hermit’s garbage fi mixes with Thirdorgan’s utter harshness to generate a fascinating album. Part individual, part collab, part live…all personality. The spirit of worldwide DIY underground is alive.
A multi format release closes doors that can never open with Vromb’s “Perimetre 3+10” on Ant-Zen. The rhythmic noise hypnosis of this release connects us all to event horizons. Tara attempts translate and dissect the French vocals and discovers a conceptual theme imbedded in this great late ’90s black hole.
The Pure series strikes again with Knurl “Nervescrap.” To-the-point noise from north of the border courtesy of this long running project. Get trashy, get junky, and tear metal to shreds. Will you make it across the border? Cranking this CD will certainly help.
With the upcoming “Fragmentation” 4 LP set on Hospital Productions, we had the pleasure to chat with Christina Sealey and Rich Oddie of Orphx. We go into their early days of warehouse shows and noise culture. A fascinating look at a pocket of sound experimentation emanating from a small Canadian enclave, Orphx are one of the most unique noise projects of any era.
This week we dive into the world of rhythmic noise with Orphx’s 1996 album “Fragmentation” on Malignant Records. The crew is completely blown away by Christina and Rich’s sound mastery, attention to detail and song title prowess. Dream imagery, cellular consciousness and brain biology are discuss through the lens of this ripper of a CD.