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Osaka, Japan (1986 – present)

Boredoms (sometimes known as V∞redoms) are a psychedelic/ noise rock group from Osaka, Japan. The band was officially formed in 1986, although some date the band to bedroom tape experiments from 1982.
In a career spanning around 30 years the group has undergone multiple changes in line-up, sound and philosophy. Beginning as a dada ‘no-core’ noise-punk outfit, transmuting into psychedelic krautrockers, their more recent records have been largely based around repetitive minimalism , ambient music, and tribal drumming, most recently appearing in a radically stripped down set-up featuring three drummers with singer Eye making interesting noises over the top.

The band has a vast and sometimes confusing discography. Many band members have rotated through the group over the years, often using a number of various stage names. Singer Yamantaka Eye is the closest the band has to a frontman; his style includes a range of baffling screams, babbling, electronic effects, and very heavy post-production. Drummer/singer/trumpeter Yoshimi P-We has also featured on most Boredoms recordings.

The group’s members have all taken part in myriad side-projects (Seiichi Yamamoto’s ROVO, Eye’s work with John Zorn and Yoshimi P-We’s OOIOO being the most notable) and the group itself divides it’s releases between ‘official’ Boredoms records and an experimental ‘Super Roots’ Series.


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  • JamesHippieKid

    You're not even a person if you don't listen to Boredoms. [2] Yeah. I wasn't a person for most of my life.

    9 Sep 4:40pm Reply
  • Cox_of_Seagulls

    You're not even a person if you don't listen to Boredoms.

    3 Sep 12:11pm Reply
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    16 Aug 6:53pm Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    япошки, как всегда, впереди планеты всей в области отвязного рок-н-ролла. ура, товарищи.

    19 Jul 12:10pm Reply
  • HedorianForever

    "Love the new album!" don't do this to me ;_;

    14 Jul 11:45pm Reply
  • LautaroAgustin

    how i will like to see them live, i hope they come to Argentina sometime

    12 Jul 7:11pm Reply
  • ahtlast

    Love the new album!

    15 Jun 5:29pm Reply
  • mattmacneil

    the ending of 'spiral' is still one of the best things ive ever heard

    9 Jun 1:08am Reply
  • andover

    waiting, patiently...

    19 May 2:46am Reply
  • Rezzo64

    Boredoming boredom Boredoms boredom Boredoms bored boredom Boredoms. Boredom boredom Boredoms.

    12 May 1:03pm Reply
  • votedowntothis

    Boredoming to Boredoms with Boredoms in the in Boredoms. What a Boredoms.

    1 May 1:08am Reply
  • JamesHippieKid

    Boredoming to Boredoms with Boredoms in the in Boredoms. What a Boredoms.

    14 Apr 3:17pm Reply
  • Abroxas

    Listening to Boredoms with Boredoms in background. What an experience.

    13 Apr 11:29am Reply
  • LukarioXO

    Listening to music with Boredoms in background. What an experience.

    7 Apr 3:05pm Reply
  • JamesHippieKid

    Playing SNES games with Boredoms in background. What an experience.

    30 Mar 4:32am Reply
  • deadite137

    leaking tattered notebook paper light stained overexposed shattered noise soaked broken butterfly kisses drone

    22 Mar 1:21am Reply
  • the_Bloody

    Watching movies with Boredoms in background. What an experience.

    13 Mar 4:19pm Reply
  • comate11

    I recommend to listen soundtrack from "ICHI THE KILLER" awesome stuff !!!

    11 Mar 8:54pm Reply
  • JamesHippieKid

    More people need to listen to Z-Rock Hawaii! They only have 2,000 listeners on here?! Ween + Boredoms = Yessss.

    27 Feb 4:11pm Reply
  • Wondermoose

    Shrooms prolly would help tho. Anndd "Iwonder if Eye ever wakes up at night and thinks, "Today could be the day I could start a brand new album that would be amazing and make the world an all-around better place," then goes "nah," and goes back to bed" [4]

    26 Feb 9:29pm Reply
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