New Arrivals #255 + Richard Ramirez and Thin Mountain at Initial Shock

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New arrivals from Adhuman, Afvikling, Axiom Electroniques, Bent Window, Detachment Programs, Hanson, Helicopter, Kaos og Stjernen, Krim Kram, Lake Shark Harsh Noise, Life of Sensation, Pressortape, S/M Operations, Skärgård, Throne Heap, Tribe Tapes, World Asylum RICHARD RAMIREZ and THIN MOUNTAIN at Initial Shock II RICHARD RAMIREZ began recording in 1989 and released his first album […]


AE58: THE NAUSEA – Requiem LP / CD out now!

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Absurd Exposition and Buried in Slag and Debris are pleased to present the debut LP from THE NAUSEA.   On Requiem, Vancouver-based composer and musician Anju Singh combines funerary violin and harsh noise, as illustrated below in liner notes by Gordon Ashworth (Oscillating Innards, Knelt Rote).   Singh is recognized in the noise world for […]


New Arrivals #254 + Slime Street at Initial Shock

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New arrivals from Difficult Interactions, Dirter Promotions, Malevolent Relics, Minimal Impact, Modern Decadence, Tesco, Vial SLIME STREET at Initial Shock II Reuniting for a special performance this year at Initial Shock is Canadian duo SLIME STREET. Additionally, each member will also be performing solo sets at the After Shock matinee on Sunday. SLIME STREET was […]


New Arrivals #253 + Flatgrey and Molena at Initial Shock

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New arrivals from Handmade Birds, No Rent, Throne Heap FLATGREY and MOLENA at Initial Shock II FLATGREY is the harsh noise and drone project of Lashen Orendorff that began in 2001 in Vancouver, BC and has released over 20 recordings on multiple labels including Brise-Cul, Abhorrent A.D., Absurd Exposition, RunDownSun, and Phage Tapes. Thick and […]


New Arrivals #252 + Deep Grey and Murmur at Initial Shock

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New arrivals from Adhuman, Dada Drumming, Fieldwork, Mechanical Presence, Urashima DEEP GREY and MURMUR at Initial Shock II DEEP GREY is a laced punchbowl of conspiracy theories, social media, comedy, horror, technology, cultural reference, science fiction and unhealthy obsession, strained through the same lens that for decades noise has used for it’s creation; here we […]


New Arrivals #251 + Skin and Parasite Nurse at Initial Shock + The Rita at Suoni

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New arrivals from Buried In Slag And Debris, Cloister, Handmade Birds, Summer Interlude, tsss tapes SKIN and PARASITE NURSE at Initial Shock II SKIN is documenting, creating and destroying the physicality of fleeting moments. Focused on enshrining the momentariness of sound through fragile cassettes, harsh vocals, one-off lyrics and field recordings. Every performance is distinct […]


New Arrivals #250 + Echthros and Death Glaze at Initial Shock

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New arrivals from Abhorrent A.D., Antipatik, Discreet Music, French Market Press, Oxen, Virtues ECHTHROS and DEATH GLAZE at Initial Shock II ECHTHROS is sheer sonic agony in the form of meticulously arranged industrial/power-electronics, delivering a central theme of ongoing colonial violence perpetrated by the Canadian Government and Catholic Church against the Indigenous Peoples of so-called […]


New Arrivals #249 + The Nausea and Paxillus Succubus at Initial Shock

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New arrivals from Abhorrent A.D., Disaster Sources, Flag Day Recordings, Old Europa Cafe, Phage Tapes, Tribe Tapes THE NAUSEA and PAXILLUS SUCCUBUS at Initial Shock II The Nausea combines experimental violin, harsh noise, and soundscapes to create dismal sonic environments. Sounds and textures are created live, and then processed to contribute to the development of […]


New Arrivals #248

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New arrivals from 16 Shots Per Second, Aguirre, AKTI, Amphetamine Sulphate, Artsy, Creston Club, Cursed Tapes, Dadaist Tapes, Disaster Sources, Discreet Music, Grubenwehr Freiburg, Hiisi Productions, No Rent, Satatuhatta, Usagi, Veil Tapes, Warcrimes and more Scream & Writhe and Disaster Sources are pleased to announce Initial Shock II! The second edition of the Montreal noise […]


New Arrivals #247

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New arrivals from Alien8, Aussaat, Behind Closed Doors, Handmade Birds, Mechanical Presence, No Rent, White Centipede Noise Scream & Writhe and Disaster Sources are pleased to announce Initial Shock II! The second edition of the Montreal noise fest will take place Saturday, July 6th at La Sotterenea. Full lineup: Richard Ramirez (PA) / The Nausea […]