Much to catch up on since the least update in January 2012. Take a look at the new offerings from underground musicians and artists around the world.
One of the most consistently creative and busy guys of the past 20 years is Bryan Baker from Utah and he is not letting up any time soon. Check out his wonderful songbook page where he hands out his albums for free
Evidently a British blog, Kill Your Pet posts some truly obscure cassette delights, primarily from the UK.
The Nostress netlabel deals with experimental and ambient releases which they give out like candy. For example try the new album from Jack Hertz and myself Headlands
Will Georgantas moved to San Francisco and posted this cool video of him playing one of his neat songs.
A huge, sprawling compilation called Class War Karaoke features a tremendous amalgam of music and expression.
Duets Series by Bret Hart has him teaming up with various musicians around the world. On this one he spars with yours truly, Don Campau, on a bunch of guitar workouts.
Not many can review noise and hardcore electronic music better than PBK ( also known as Philip B. Some recent reviews include the album by Dave Fuglewicz and Hal McGee and others. The site is called Killing Birds
a very interesting improvisation and experimental download site a propos de minos offers live performance and collabs.
Bay Area guitarist Dave Halverson generously gives out music from him and his excellent jazz rock instrumental group, Trance Lucid also includes interview on Don Campau’s No Pigeonholes radio show.
Hal McGee is assembling another all star cast for his Connection Cassette Compilation Project deadline is Sept 1, 2012.
The new book on self released music and sound art by Thomas Bey William Bailey is now out and awaiting your attention. A valuable addition to your music book collection. Unofficial Release
As a follow up to the final article about Minoy there have been postings of his music online. Here is another by Minoy and Dave Prescott, The Dying Man
Also. more Prescott and Minoy here
An extremely valuable cassette resource unleashed from the vaults of Canadian radio station CKLN called the Noise Archive
State Of Flux was an underground cassette group from Rhode Island. Lots of stuff from the archives 1983-93
Long form drone by Mike Honeycutt and Jack Hertz , Burn
A three part special on Women Of Experimental Music taken from my No Pigeonholes radio show.
The Space-erly Bros by Charles Rice Goff and Lord Litter is a truly unique collab unlike anything I’ve ever encountered.
Tapegerm has been known for years as one of the originators of the interactive remix loop community. Now, it is branching out into video collaboration
Dimensions is a very cool hookup between Dave Fuglewicz and Ken Clinger. Wonderful electronic sounds.
Super cool page by Control Valve with noise and improv.
Interview with British noise artist, Elizabeth Veldon on Splice Today
An outstanding new project called Free Music Archive
offers tons of fabulous stuff in the true spirit of quality, underground music.
As many of you know, Daniel Plunkett published his seminal magazine, ND, in the 1980s and 90s primarily with a focus on experimental music. Here is a blog where you can download an issue from 1983. Notes From The Underground
A collab work by Zan Hoffman and PBK called The Man Who Would PBKing