Long resident in Hangzhou, Li has released several records on his own 2pi label, including solo noise work for TV monitors and an album by his avant-rock unit, Second Skin. Endlessly thrilling free psych-noise guitar blurt that bundles up enough flailing electric energy to illuminate half of Shanghai." - Alan Cummings. CHARLES SPEER returns with a new album of personalized Americana.He also curates the annual 2pi noise festival in Hangzhou. As one casual listener once noted to the band after a performance, "You guys play both types of music...country and psych." And its true that the sounds contained on After Hours do act on the mind as much as they tug at the heartstrings.Charles Speer aka Dave Shuford is a founding member of the long running No Neck Blues Band and also known for his work with Enos Slaughter, The Suntanama, Egypt Is The Magick #, and Coach Fingers.
"The 11th release on Minimal Wave, is Graham Philip DAnceys The Sacred Project EP.
A 12" pressed on white 160 gram vinyl, the EP is presented in a matte white cover with a drawing called the Eyes of The Universe printed on it.
Aside from that single, Graham released several LPs in the early 80s.
Alluma, which is a pure analogue synth soundtrack style LP and Chinese, a library LP with some unusual instrumentation plus a couple of killer electronic cuts. Limited to 500 numbered copies, 160 gram white vinyl." - Minimal Wave.
It's been a nice ride, but all things eventually come to an end.
For now check out Zooqle - these guys seem to know their stuff.
They improvise off each other to create the mesmeric, volatile yet controlled chaos of electronic sear, rasp and burn. another amazing installment from D Yellow Swans, with help, this time, from Jim Altieri.
Full spectrum tonality, sonic exploration, the opening of new doors of perception, spiritual journey, and the establishment of new, meaningful shared cultural experience in the tradition of folk and native musics from around the globe invoking Freedom, Happiness, Love, and the sharing and incitement of these feelings in others. connecting, connecting, connecting, click............." - Carbon. "Fantastic album of pure guitar and drums brutality (and the first non-Japanese release for PSF in several years) from the greatest noise musician in China, Li Jianhong. is a full-on duo with drummer Huang Jin that mines the rich seams previously explored by Munehiro Naritas Kyoaku no Intention and Rudolph Greys Blue Humans.
maybe it was the animals in the place we were living/practicing in?