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Hijokaidan on stage performing with intensity and strong lighting
15 October 2005
The Arches

Hijokaidan

Hijokaidan

Hijokaidan rapidly built a following due to the overwhelmingly physical intensity of their live performances, often involving destructive onstage rituals of vomit, urine, mangled guitars and ear shredding volume.

INSTAL 05
A man in a cat mask operates musical equipment
15 October 2005
The Arches

Birchville Cat Motel

Birchville Cat Motel

Blissed-out sun-dappled drone ragas of the highest order, with a metal-tinged signature sound of plucked and bowed strings.

INSTAL 05
Jo Jo plays a guitar with equipment visible & knees bent
14 October 2005
The Arches

JOJO Hiroshige

JO JO Hiroshige

A fulcrum to the Japanese noise scene, JOJO Hiroshige has been responsible for much of the explosion of free music coming from Japan in the last 30 years.

INSTAL 05
14 October 2006
The Arches

Infest – Ben Reynolds

Ben Reynolds

An LSD trip gone right via dense explorations of post-Fahey steel and low level drone.

INSTAL 06
13 October 2006
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Infest – Hockyfrilla & Muscletusk

Hockyfrilla Muscletusk

Ex-Decaer Pinga and CKDH rodeo queens; regular ladynoise hoedown gets gatecrashed by sonic chunder-huffing remedial clatter boys.

INSTAL 06
14 October 2006
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Infest – Birds of Delay & Nackt Insecten

Birds of Delay Nackt Insecten

Out holler/ howl of English pukenoise posterboys exploded by incessant insect chatter of Northern fug dweller.

INSTAL 06
13 October 2006
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Infest – Nimrod 33 & Shareholder

Nimrod 33 Shareholder

West Coast drone-age guitar grumbler/ consumer electronic reclaimer meets free-thinking clang/ chime/ drone bluesman of The East.

INSTAL 06
13 October 2006
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Infest – Kylie Minoise

Kylie Minoise

Power-electronic klutz behaviour indecipherable blasphemies, cuts, bruises and broken microphones by Kovorox Sound head-honcho Lea Cummings.

INSTAL 06
14 October 2006
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Infest – Polly Shang Kuan Band

Polly Shang Kuan Band

Ever changing coven of feedback worshipping witches led by Blood Stereo/ Smack Music 7 shrieker Karen Constance spit audio hexes through yr skulls.

INSTAL 06
13 October 2006
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Infest – Jazzfinger

Jazzfinger

Lo-fidelity sheets of parinirvanic mangled tone get driven into oblivion by two longstanding gurus of the Northern England primitivist noise.

INSTAL 06