Led by John Hughes III, son from the influential filmmaker, Chicago-based Costs Ding fused electronic and industrial noises with vibraphones, cellos, violins, and horns in the past due ’90s. Joined up with by multi-instrumentalists Dan Snazelle and Affluent Embach, Hughes and Costs Ding recorded intensifying, non-linear music. Their 1996 debut record, As well as the Sound of Experience, was accompanied by Rely upon God But Connect Up Your Camel, including the minor strikes “Goddam Your Thing” and “Waterway Systems,” the next season. An EP implemented past due in 1997 (The Horrendously Called EP), but Costs Ding disbanded immediately after. Hughes continued to create Slicker, and in addition documented the soundtrack for the 2000 film Scarlet Diva.