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Collective, supergroup, ensemble…whatever way you look at it Congotronics International were a big big band. Nineteen musicians, five guitarists, three likembe players, five percussionists, two bass players, three drummers and an overflowing pool of vocal talent, they aimed for scale, scope and scintillation. Formed in 2011 from members of the pioneers of the ‘tradi-modern’ sound, …

He’s been part of the New York performance art noise scene for over 15 years, and the weird and wonderful go hand in hand on the forthcoming debut solo album from Rob Erickson, also known as LUMBEROB. The reference points for the 22-track collection range from Captain Beefheart to Dan Deacon via Deerhoof, which is …

Not wont to lie dormant, noise stalwarts Deerhoof have announced their next studio album, following a plethora of releases last year: an exceptional studio album, on top of a covers album of dizzyingly mighty futurist mid century artists, and a collaborative live release with avant-garde jazz artist Wadada Leo Smith. Unlike it’s predecessor, the ecologically …

ENDLINGS is the collaborative project of John Dieterich, guitarist with the ever bizarre, angular, captivating Deerhoof, and Navajo Nation ambient and field recordings voyager Raven Chacon. They’ve worked together once before, on their self-titled debut album of experimental abstraction for sicksicksick back in 2017; and they’ve got a new full-length set ready for us now, …

This four-piece, originating from San Francisco predominantly, punctuated the year with a string of singles from upcoming album “Future Teenage Cave Artists”. Previous singles had fans salivating and the album will undoubtably sate fans and beyond; with leaps, hops and skips into unfamiliar territory. With over a dozen albums since their first in 1997, it …

The band’s latest track continues their string of singles, “Farewell Symphony” and album title track “Future Teenage Cave Artists” included. Their forthcoming album will be released May 29th via Joyful Noise Recordings. The visceral nature of the track’s title is oh-so similar to the commanding presence of the track’s instrumentation. A repeated, mathy guitar riff …

Deerhoof have announced their new album is to be released via Joyful Noise on May 29th, and from it the band have shared the title track. Future Teenage Cave Artists. As they have for much of not all of their quarter of a century existence, Deerhoof take elements of rock and pop as we know …

Deerhoof - Mountain Moves

There are few bands who can still bring such chaos after 20 years as Deerhoof, and they’ve shared the storming new track “Your Dystopian Creation Doesn’t Fear You”.  Featuring call and response from Awkwafina, the band is introducing their new album Mountain Moves.  Both immediately accessible, and yet unlike much else you’ll hear this year, …