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Sun City Girls

An eclectic mixture of every musical design one can think about — demented surf, Indian and Asian improvisation, free-form noise, fractured folk, you name it — with doses of kabuki theater, shadow puppetry, and maverick guerilla stagecraft thrown in, the avant-everything Sunlight City Girls certainly are a fiercely unbiased and …

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Chris Corsano

Like Glenn Kotche and Tim Barnes, drummer Chris Corsano produced a name for himself as an avant-garde drum expert equally adept in pop configurations, and a expert inventor both in. With an expressive palette created from numerous prepared drum methods, including butter kitchen knives and kitchen bowls within the drum …

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Six Organs of Admittance

Inspired from the East-meets-West single guitar musings of John Fahey and Robbie Basho, former Plague Lounge guitarist Ben Chasny created Six Organs of Admittance in 1998 in North California. SOOA’s self-titled, self-released debut showed up that year, accompanied by numerous compilation songs and obscurities. In 2000, SOOA released the Manifestation …

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Rhyton are an improvisational psych trio from Brooklyn. After creating their sound like a live music group, Dave Shuford (D. Charles Speer & the Helix, No-Neck Blues Music group), Jimy SeiTang (Psychic Ills), and Spencer Herbst (Matta Llama, Communications) documented their debut full-length in mere three times. Rhyton (the recording) …

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Rangda are named for the Javanese demon queen from the leyaks. This power trio can be an instrumental psych rock and roll no wave-styled sound device. The bandmembers are guitarists Sir Richard Bishop (Sunlight City Ladies) and Ben Chasny (Six Organs of Admittance, Comets burning, Current 93), and drummer Chris …

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Richard Bishop

Like a founding person in sunlight City Girls, experimental guitarist Richard Bishop have been established like a cult icon for just two years before issuing his first single album, Salvador Kali, on John Fahey’s Revenant label in 1998. With it, Bishop shown his penchant for absorbing and incorporating stylistic methods …

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