Bob Scott, the mastermind behind Xome, took time to sit down with us to discuss his many decades in the noise world. From living in Japan in the 90s to tricking Mike into thinking he saw him play in 1999, this was a super fun and informative talk. Xome is one of the greats that is still going to this day, so fill up a jar with mud and put this one on at your next party.
In Conversation with Mlehst
Grab a copy of the Sunday Sport, pull out your dirtiest pencil, and steel yourself for a true noise history lesson as we go in depth with All Brentnall of Mlehst and Bandaged Hand Produce. A true legend of noise, talking to All was incredible as he let us into the tangled web of Mlehst, from the early’ 90s all the way through today. Cry over spilt milk and discover the difficulty in crossing a field with one of the greatest to ever do it.
In Conversation with En Nihil
Adam Fritz, the man behind En Nihil, joins us for a rare talk about his history in the noise underground. We get into how he connected with Ron Lessard, Marco Corbelli, and more. En Nihil is currently in its 3rd era, and Adam gives us insight to all of his phases. Additionally, in the extra segment we get to the bottom of what the heck Adam did to Erik Hoffman for the cover of “Assertive Order of Obedience.”
Prepping for Tour with Black Leather Jesus, Moonbeam Terror and Straight Panic
Some Noisextra favorites are hitting the road for an east coast tour, so we thought it’d be a great opportunity to talk to all three projects involved — Black Leather Jesus, Moonbeam Terror, and Straight Pani
In Conversation with Suzy Poling (Pod Blotz)
Suzy Poling (Pod Blotz) joins us for an incredible discussion about her sound and art. Suzy is an old friend of all of ours and recently went through a very harrowing ordeal and we get into what happened and how her art has helped her through this and how it will affect her work going forward. A thoughtful conversation with an fantastic artist, we can’t thank Suzy enough for sharing her experience.
In Conversation with Daniel Plunkett (ND Magazine)
We get a terrific look at operating a magazine in the 80s and 90s as Daniel Plunkett of ND Magazine sat down with us. ND started in 1982, stemming from the mail and experimental art world and moved into industrial, noise, and many other islands of sound. We get some great stories of not only putting together a magazine, but also booking John Duncan, putting together a cassette network event, and much more. In addition to having run ND, Daniel currently owns and operates End of an Ear record store in Austin, still supporting the world of underground sound.
In Conversation with Nico Vascellari (Ninos du Brasil, Codalunga)
Nico Vascellari (Ninos Du Brasil, Codalunga) was in Los Angeles, so we jumped at a chance to have a talk.… Read more In Conversation with Nico Vascellari (Ninos du Brasil, Codalunga)
In Conversation with CM von Hausswolff
CM Von Hausswolff was in town for the Touch Fest and we got a chance to sit down with him for a bit. We get into the history of Elgaland-Vargaland, his interest in EVP, recording with various collaborators, and more. CMVH has been going since the early 80s and it was great to hear his perspective on navigating the world of sound throughout the decades. Listen for the ghost in the grid.
In Conversation with Eric Lunde (Boy Dirt Car)
Class is in session for another deep noise history lesson as Eric Lunde joins us to discuss his entire chassis… Read more In Conversation with Eric Lunde (Boy Dirt Car)
In Conversation with John Balistreri (Slogun)
completely fascinating conversation going through his entire history, from growing up in Bensonhurst to taking his brand of PE all over the world. Serial killers, self disgust, graffiti, and so much more are touched on in this comprehensive episode. It was a true honor for us have a deep discussion with one of our absolute favorite artists.