Saturday, October 29, 2011
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Thursday, October 13, 2011
This is probably the launch for the 'Rising Damp' tape by Junk Sick on Altered States / Magik Crowbar.
JUNK SICK (loop-based harsh and strange noise)
MITCHELL BRENNAN (laptop processed acoustic improvisation)
TEEN AX (brutal power electronic sounding noise-rock from Sydney)
NIC TAMMENS (solo guitar / pedal-based harsh deconstruction)
WIFE (reel to reels, guitar and effects collide)
KIPL. 136 Roden Street. West Melbourne.
2pm Start. $7 Entry.
Please note: This show will run on time so not to clash with the Pimmon show at Tape Projects later on Saturday evening.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
DIE TRIP COMPUTER DIE – ANGRY DAN PRESENTS: STOP KILLING JELLY TROUSERS c40
Altered States is proud to plop out this latest steaming opus by the now-defunct, absurdist trio, Die Trip Computer Die. Made up of men who were at one stage or another involved in UK post-punk unit The Homosexuals, DTCD utilise various instruments, circuit-bent equipment and plundered sample loops to achieve lift-off. Most importantly they use their (collective) MIND in order to crumble YOURS. Angry Dan Presents: Stop Killing Jelly Trousers was recorded live in Pontins, Nijmegan during a holiday in 2002 with the verbal verbosity of au pair, Angry Dan mastering ceremonies. However, this recording information may be merely another red herring left in your letterbox by the Trippers. ADP: SKJT is a twice a year listen, but when you do bring yourself to press play, it'll tie your laces and poach your eggs. 60 copies, pro tapes, cover + insert by Myjyerljcle Stevrdjnen Lesteechskinz.
JUNK SICK – RISING DAMP c36
Following the split lathe w/ C.C.C.C., Junk Sick take their scum-vibed slop down a less-trodden path. Rising Damp is more loop-based head-scratchin’ than balls to thee wall harshness, with still enough moments of ‘fingers in the ears’ to keep the noise wieners dribblin’. Rising Damp is to absurd noise what ‘Summer of 69’ is to karaoke bars. 60 copies, pro tapes. Split release w/ Magik Crowbar.
SLEEPING BAG FULL OF BOYS – SACKS FULL c35
The ‘Boys got together one summer at camp, bonding over harsh noise and bad taste. D’ya think they spent their stay riding the flying fox and toasting marshmallows? Not likely, mate. They decided to put their boy scout ingenuity to good use by making several sacks’ worth of loops and synth combustion. For true camp-site creepers only. 40 copies. Split release w/ Magik Crowbar.