Metal Machine Music

Rolling Stone has a review of Lou Reed‘s recent live performance of Metal Machine Music – Reeds’ controversial symphony of noise. When Metal Machine Music was released in 1975, people did not know what to make of it. The album, influenced by the drone music of La Monte Young and John Cale,  consists entirely of… Read More Metal Machine Music

Throbbing Gristle Test Run

[flickrvideo][/flickrvideo] Here’s a sneak preview of some Throbbing Gristle 2009 action, via Chris Carter in the Synthtopia Flickr Pool. Carter explains: Trying out different synth & effects combinations for TG 2009 shows. Korg Kaossilator, Bugbrand Postcard Weevils, Korg Kaoss Pad 2, Korg Kaoss Pad 3, Zoom PFX9003, Chimera Synthesis bc8 & bc16. Slightly weedy mono… Read More Throbbing Gristle Test Run