5 noise artists peformed at gallery space Church Of Think during a November snowstorm in 2015. Live painting and 5 distinct performances of groups ranging from 2 solo artists, 2 duos, and 1 avant garde ensemble
released January 3, 2016
-Heat Jones performs on track one with drum machines, synths, keyboards, guitars, spoken word, bowed cymbals, and electric rake and practically steals the show!
-Ampyre - the duo of Mimi Wallman and George Bowles conjure up crazy noise sculptures and demonic feedback with haunting vocal patterns done with a live looping pedal, wavedrums, tape manipulations, and guitar drones
-KO - Kristen Owens presented a three tiered performance consisting of sequenced noisy beats, with a varied intensity vocal display; saxophone solo touching upon different styles; and interpretive dance!
-Blue Movies - another duo, Blue Movies create another nightmarish soundscape, a fuckjazz soundtrack in the church of wild dreams, an indescribable delighting
-Sid Yiddish and His Candystore Henchmen - Sid Yiddish, a conductor and provocateur, performance artist and punk mainstay, assembles his avant garde ensemble yet again, this time incorporating fellow noisefest artists with his usual stalwarts to most noisy effect utilizing the in-house Cagian prepared piano, among other instruments. an end of the world ending of the fest as Sid conjures some kind of sonic armageddon.
Special thanks to the performers who commuted from out of town, some for hours through a snowstorm, and to Graf Hick, the owner and provider for the space to conduct the festival in. ///NOISE///1
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