Belgian experimentalists Neptunian Maximalism reurn after their 2020 album ‘Éons’ wich fused mysticism, drone, Jazz and experimental tunes. That album was a gorgeous piece of experimental drone and metal so I am glad they are now back, and with a new excerpt called ‘Solar Drone Ceremony’ wich is taken from the upcoming album with the same name. The beast will be released on I, Voidhanger records on April 23.
If you are a long time lurker on Fuzzy Sun you probably have seen some Skeletonized posts before. The band makes jazz infused experimental noise(rock) and each album is heavy but has always a slightly different atmosphere. This time we get six short bursts of droning jazznoise by Skeletonized and one 28 minute track by Un Festín Sagital who create out of this world sounds so your mind kan take a free vacation. Tune in and enjoy.
White Hills is Dave W. and Ego Sensation and their music has this experimental dangerous sound that borders between industrial, post-punk and other eerie sounding stuff. Their new album is called ‘Splintered Metal Sky’ and is released October 23 on God Unknown Records and it features a lot of guest performers wich gives the whole album yet another dimension. We can hear Jim Jarmuch (from the movies and SQURL and stuff like that), Simone Mare Butler (Primal Scream), Jim Coleman (Human Impact/Cop Shoot Cop) and Yasmine Hamdan.
The result is this nasty sounding, sometimes 90’s horro feel, industrial post punk with synth vibes that goes from experimental to goddamn catchy even. I think it is quite clear that you need this music, even more now in 2020.
The French band Mange Ferraille released their new album ‘Erba Spontanea’ on Dur et Doux records and it is forty minutes of hypnotic dronerock with noiserock influences, ambient and experimental stuff. This is very trippy stuff and a gorgeous listen. Tune in, listen and buy.
I have lost count how many times the Pittsburgh free jazz/noise band Skeletonized has been on Fuzzy Sun but the only thing I know for sure is that is not enough. Their high energy skronk keeps my body going for yet another day. Their previous releases have been brutal and this new release is no different yet it has something more, there seems to be an extra psychedelic touch to it. Is it more jazzy? Is it less agresssive? It is beautifull that is for sure. Tune in and listen to ‘Apparition’ by the great Skeletonized.
This is quite something. This album by Belgian experimentalists is called ‘Éons’ and on it they fuse mysticism, drone, Jazz and experimental tunes. The whole has a oriental mystical vibe around it and sounds eerie and dark. Each of these 16 tracks is a world on their own, weird and special. The is such a long album that it makes everything even better, I feel like an explorer finding something strange and mystical around each corner.
A truly fascinating listen from start to finish, take your time and enter ther world of Neptunian Maximalism.
High energy destructive free Jazz and noise. This is a bit how I would describe Skeletonized. The Pennsylvania band has released a lot of albums by now and some of them tend to drone and noise and others more to free jazz and noise stuff. Now this new one just gets me itchy and nerveous. The drums are superb on this and the sax is as always an agressive force that makes me go a little nutty. Always gorgeous stuff, and they did it again!
Pure Adult is a new York duo that makes refreshing and original experimental punk. They released their debut in 2019 and it ended on my end of the year list, I was mostly amazed by their succesful experimentation with noiserock, punk and, well, sounds. Now we get a new track called ‘Mise en Scene’ en I really hope this is just the beginning of more Pure Adult. Again a very experimental track that gets really filthy towards the end.
The English drummer Charles Hayward ( This Heat and Camberwell Now) has made a lot of music in the experimental scene and now he started this collaboration with the noise/ambient/electronic duo from England called Harmergeddon. Now something curious has happened, these three artists have released their first track and now video called ‘Helix’ and it sounds quite out of this world, not really what you would expect from these artists alone. The track feels alien, cold and trippy. This collaboration sure gives us something interesting to listen to. ‘Hayward Versus Harmergeddon’ will be released on God Unknown Records this friday. Check out the track ‘Helix’ now.
“Type II” is out on Rocket Recordings! The album by Sex Swing (members an contributers from Mugstar, Bonnacons of a Doom, Part Chimp, Dethscalator, Earth, Dead Neanderthalls and Idles and who the hell knows who else) is released and is a ominous feast. The music Sex Swing makes is something in the psych/noise/postpunk spectrum but it is pretty bleak, their is an unnerving atmopshere throughout the whole album. The thing that does it most for me is the sax in the music, the music is already very layered but with the addition of Colin Webster’s sax the music is downright scary. This album has a lot of dimensions and is one of those albums you need to listen to a couple of times to hear how good it actually is, all these different artist have put their signature wich makes it extremely original and a true feast to listen too.
It is quite incredible what kind of bands I am discovering thanks to my new African list. Someone commented I forgot about this band called Return To Worm Mountain wich seems to be a two piece between the the singer / guitarist of Black Math and some strange individual. Their music absolutely rules and they have just a new album out called ‘Therianthropy’ (it is about monsters). The album is released on Forbidden Place Records. Tune in enjoy some heaviness.
Animal Hospital aka Kevin Micka from Boston is and experimental musician and he returns with his new album since the release of his 2009 album ‘Memory’. His new album ‘Fatigue’ is a culmination of the past 10 years of Micka creating live music for large ensembles. The first track starts with experimental tunes that bring you fast in a hypnotic state only the push you deeper with the guitar driven drone on the track ‘No Pressure’. It is quite difficult to make guitar drone that is good, you have to succeed in bringing the track to life and this is something Kevin Micka does good. His music is filled with emotion and tracelike vibes.
Hollow Ship produced their album together with Mattias Glavå(bans like Dungen, …), they called it “Future Remains” and it is out now on Punk Slime Recordings. The album is an original take on psychedelic music, It is like a futuristic version on psychedelic pop. The floaty vocals, tribal rythms and the sharp electrical guitar make this album come perfectly together. The Gothenburg band made a sunny feel good psych album and it feels refreshing and is a really nice listen. Tune in now
It is time for the third Sex Swing track before the release of their album “Type II” on May 15 on Rocket Recordings. Over the years they had members from Mugstar, Bonnacons of a Doom, Part Chimp, Dethscalator, Earth, Dead Neanderthalls and Idles and I don’t know who else. Their first track was called “Valentine’s Day At The Gym”, the second “The Passover” and now their released their third track “Skimmington Ride”. The band continues on the track of fuzzed out and noisy experimental psychedelia. This occult sounding track has something of an eerie hypnotic vibe to it, their music is quite addictive and, honestly, gives me a bit of the creeps.
The Pennsylvania freejazz and noise band seems to release music faster then I can listen properly to them, now they are back with a thingy called “Pink Durag”. Like always the atmosphere is bleak and ominous. The saxophone is again the main ingredient of the album wich makes me happy. Their music is highly experimental but still it is not that difficult to listen to, they bring me a kind of rest but that is probably whats wrong with me. Tune in and check for yourself the new Skeletonized called “Pink Durag”.
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Ah March, beautiful March, the month in quarantine, the month of sickness, the beginning of the end of the word. You people were all so stressed out and buying toiletpaper that almost nobody came looking to my magnificent website. So I made a quick overview of the death month. This list is extremely cool, the bands that released music this month where again incredible so take your time and listen. really awesome stuff, I put some releases a bit bigger because they are so cool.
This is the second Sex Swing track from their upcoming album “Type II”. Over the years they had members from Mugstar, Bonnacons of a Doom, Part Chimp, Dethscalator, Earth, Dead Neanderthalls and Idles and I don’t know who else. Their first track was called “Valentine’s Day At The Gym” and now their released their secodn track “Passover”. The band continues on the track of fuzzed out and noisy experimental psychedelia. These two tracks are very phnotic and promise much good for the full album wich will be released May 15. Accompanied with tasty video.
You know that moment you want to completely destroy something, you know like smash something extremely hard, preferably someones face but since that is not okay you really want to smash something else but there is nothing to smash and you only get more mad. Well, I do not have a solution for that but I do found music that makes it way worse, that feeling will multiply by ten and you will come out stronger or dried up like a raisin. Funny this split is out on Anxious Records, very fitting.
Cuntroaches are from berlin and make experimental electronic noisepunk.
Guttersnipe are leeds most famous noisemakers, probably.
Do you want to punishing music, do you want anti-virus music? maybe even want people to stay away. Listen to the gorgeous Cuntroaches/Guttersnipe Split.
Are you in need of some experimental stuff? Do you need some noises to trip away too? Then you have come to the right adress, God Unknown Records has put out a double split 7″ for the celebration of its 50th release. Tune in to hear the mysterious Kill Life featuring CRASS’s Penny Rimbaud and INTEGRITY’s Dwid Hellion / Casual Sect / Melting Hand and KLÄMP
Be sure to check and buy more music from the label. Check out the Vol. 4 sampler here:
After their excellent self titled album in September last year the band is already back with 2 tracks as a first in a series of limited edition albums of recondite recordings by The Utopia Strong. “The Deathless Queen” is the first of these two tracks that is available for a listen. The track was recorded direct to stereo as a single performance at The High Castle, June 2019. This first track is almost 20 minutes of experimental ambient, electronic and psych. Tune in and check it out. Out February 26.