Friday 11 February 2011 at 9:00pm
Auckland, New Zealand
Ryan Bennett’s Cartoon contorts between the thug squelch and helium rapture of the acid house anthem, ‘Da Way U Work’, glam shred of Nitro’s Michael Angelo Batio, DMT visions of Superjail!, and squishy, neon rococo of DJ Pica Pica Pica. He plays in Dorkwind and Butt Simpson as well.
Brian Crook communicates cimmerian drawl and axe scree through The Renderers, and buzzy elegiac sludge through Siltbreeze alum, The Terminals, and Kranky's Flies Inside the Sun.
Sean O'Reilly's stranded, laconic songs are cloaked in umbral guitar flutter, day-dreamt arpeggi and revenant hums, pre-echoed by his gnarly work in King Loser, Olla and Sferic Experiment.
Octopus’ Liz Matthews (Hairdos, Evil) and Beth Duckling Monster (Futurians, Rise of the City Cat Cult, Maltese Falcons) cast thrash incantations and alien carols through an exquisite confusion of synth and drum smoke, rhabdomancy style.
LA Lakers: Crirhythm at Red Cooler Glue Club Make.Believe.
Slime Time Live and Rose Quartz blog personality, Shea Bermingham feeds highlights from the inner limits of disembodied pop, post-position noise and ventriloquist R&B.