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Botborg presents "PSNKY Test Subject #1 : Connection to the Photosonicneurokineasthograph"

Botborg is a practical demonstration of the theories of Dr Arkady Botborger (1923-81), founder of the 'occult' science of Photosonicneurokineasthography - translated as "writing the movement of nerves through use of sound and light". Raw electronic signals are fused and rewired to create intensely visceral experiences of sound-colour synaesthesia.

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Botborg live at Spectropia

Botborg's performance at Spectropia Art+Communication Festival, Riga/Latvia, October 2008.

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Bourbaki - Bourbaki

dynamic & unpredictable improvisations from the quartet of Joe Musgrove, Brian Bird, Lloyd Barrett & Andrew Thomson, recorded 23/02/01. Instrumentation: computer, tapes, electronics, sax, guitar, keyboards, voice, bicycle pump, turntables. Originally released without the knowledge of 3/4 of the group in tiny edition on deliberatly obscurantist Brisbane lable Serbsky Institute. This review is from http://spazioinwind.libero.it/extremes/touchingLP.htm: "self produced CDR from these Australian outs...

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Company Fuck - The Reptilian Way

Company Fuck The Reptilian Way http://www.companyfuck.com http://www.halftheory.com 80 tracks - 7:06 brutal digital noisecore recorded in bristol 2006

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Crab Smasher - Lass O'Gowrie Hotel 30/09/2006

Recorded live 30/09/2007 @ Lass O'Gowrie Hotel by Sasha Margolis GRANT HUNTER - voice/synth/electronics/turntable NICHOLAS FRENCH - guitar/toys/keyboard

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Flew Creeking - The Cowboy Song b/w The Bird Song

a brief taster of the soon to be forthcoming album by vetran australian noisecore weirdniks flew creeking (joe musgrove & michael norriss, plus others on occasion). bizarro mix of electronics, percussions, vocals, and whatever else is foolish enogh to swagger across their paths.

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Gyanism - Yr Nicked

Gyanism - Yr Nicked January 2006 Yusuke Akai - electric guitar, electronics, voice Diaji Igarashi - electric guitar, electronics, voice Scott Sinclair - drums, voice Joel Stern - trumpet, violin, sonic raygun, voice Perhaps one of the loudest recordings on plastic. "Yr Nicked" is a live performance soundtracking the popular cop soap opera The Bill. A brutal and strange document. http://www.halftheory.com

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Joe Musgrove - music for solo turntable

two improvised recordings for recordless turntable & assorted random objects. no edits, overdubs or effects were used. both recordings made 2003. 1st track was released as cdr with handpainted cover, limited to about 50 copies, the 2nd is a previously unreleased complete live performance given at the powerhouse, in brisbane, australia, in july 2003.

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Joel Stern - Unplugged / Jodphur

Joel Stern unplugged/jodphur contact and headphone mics. computer. inside computer. cutlery and pans. stone sampling. feedback. ghat. rugmaking. plug. radio. rusty gate. cables. bows. bells.paper. raagini. romauld played violin (5) recorded 2003 TwoThousandAnd last copies available for purchase through TwoThousandAnd Listening to unplugged/jodphur is like exploring a derelict building. Inside one room you can hear water running...

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Joel Stern and Matt Davis - Small Industry

joel stern / matt davis small industry l'innomable joel stern: concrete sound, feedback, electronics matt davis: trumpet, elecronics last copies available for purchase through Erstwhile recorded at hackney, london, UK 12/1/03 mixed and edited in Ipswich, Queensland AUS 5/9/03 design and printed by grafika.bevk@siol.net ''Small Industry is another limited edition outing, this time on the new Slovenian label L'innomable...

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Joel Stern, Margarida Garcia, Anthony Guerra - Hey Ya

"hey ya" absurd #39 cdr edition of 77 Joel Stern: feedback, microphones, electronics Margarida Garcia: electric double bass Anthony Guerra: electric guitar and electronics recorded at ZDB, Lisboa - 3-4 december 2002 edited/mastered by joel stern, melbourne 2003

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Masami Bin Laden - Shock & Awe

brutalist lowbitrate noise terrorism from the best named noise band in the world. abrupt & unpredicatable explosions of harsh digital noise & turntable cutup. recorded live in brisbane, febuary 2003. presented in lowbitrate mp3 for maximum corruption & listener discomfort.

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Nick Senger/Kane Ewin - Annie Street 13/10/2006

Live Improv by Nick Senger and Kane Ewin of CASTINGS. Recorded by Grant Hunter at the Annie Street Gallery, Newcastle.

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One Earth Hour

Recorded during Earth Hour 2008 (+10GMT) We set up on my back deck amongst trees and sandalwood candles and improvised for an hour on our laptops. Recording is the sum of both Hard Disk and ZOOM H2 with windshield. Minor EQ and an attempt at properly syncing the files is the only editing they have seen. Do we curse the earth with our schizophonic sound?

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Scott Sinclair - Wethintuse Salahbae

Improvised music for guitar, objects, and electronics. Recorded in Brisbane 2005-2006. 1. Hie Hemi (5:53) 2. Wethintuse (2:50) 3. Salahbae (24:29) Some words from Rene Kita (http://www.sumutia.com) about this record: "...you're lying on your meditation mat listening to a mind expanding sound while a clumsy burglar is working on your doorlock...he gets in, but keeps colliding in the dark with your wind chime collection...ah, now he's got this cheap drill and he's trying to open your safe...the wh...

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Scott Sinclair / Clinton Green - With Doors Open

Scott Sinclair & Clinton Green With Doors Open 1. ToBe 2. # 3. Tamas 4. With Doors Open 5. Half Light 6. Medi Hiss 7. Hara 8. Medi 9. ## Released May 2005 http://www.halftheory.com A clash of underground titans four years in the making, With Doors Open is a twin axe assault on the conventions of the guitar, dragging it kicking and screaming into the outer limits of sound. Vast and varied territory is covered here, from chaotic thrashing noise to minimal drone and beyond...

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Scott Sinclair / Mariam Wallentin - Balloon Party

Sinclair/Wallentin Balloon Party 1. I dont think I know anyone here 2. Get ready to party 3. I won the dance contest 4. Whats in these balloons? 5. I love marzipancake 6. Mom was picking me up at ten Scott Sinclair, Mariam Wallentin vocal, harmonica, cymbals, snare, baby-accordion, unplugged guitar, chains, electronics, water, plastic bottle, toys, bells, coins, etc. recording location: Gothenburg date: 10 July 2006 recorded, edited and mastered: by scott http://www.halftheory.com Doufu Records ...

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Stove Goats - Halftheory Remixes Burzum

Three tracks of hellish, blasphemous noise reguritated and spewed forth by Secret Killer Of Names, Company Fuck and Urblooten, in tribute to Burzum's "Aske" ep. Expect frostbitten tundras of muddy bass sludge, inverted buzzsaw noise riffs and diabolically mangled screams. The remains of Burzum are necrotically defiled to the point of unrecognisability in the face of this grim and unholy assault by these fearless noise vikings, but such evil spirits are not so easily defeated and permeate this di...

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The Beanbag Collective - live at small black box

40 minutes of messy, noisy plunderphonic retardation. Recorded live at long running Brisbane performance space Small Black Box by anonymous artist/ media prankster collective, april 2004 . the following review is taken from the may 2004 small black box program: "setting up in the storage space lovingly know as the "gimp room" by sbb crew, the beanbag crew mixed up a dense, chaotic and disturbing array of discarded vinyl, trashy top 40 pop and golden oldies, with a few moments of sheer oddity thr...

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The Night Of Love - Winter Tragic 22062008

THE NIGHT OF LOVE live at Winter Tragic Festival at Akemi in the Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia. LINEUP: Yusuke Akai Grant Hunter Daiji Igarashi Morgan Cabot Nik Mayer-Miller Nicholas French Scott McConnachie Michael Lynn Nick Dan Drea Ahaa

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Urblooten - Omnitantric Love Ordinance

swelling clouds of hypnotic digital psychedelia by urblooten (aka joe musgrove of biffplex, diaspora, flew creeking, etc etc). generative digital processing & synthesis are used to create a minimalist composition of drones, tones & echoing chimes. reissued from a sold out cdr edition of 25, released late 2005.

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automated error music volume 1 - Nox

astonishing 'authorless' recording of a computer game in demo mode with wildly malfunctioning sound. "nox" posesses an incredible internal logic & impeccable sense of timing. human involvement in this recording is limited to the pressing of 'record'. record was press by andrew thomson, sometine in the year 2000. nox has been released in a couple of small cdr editions, the 1st featuring a unique collaged cover on each copy.

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automated error music volume 2 - the bent record

bizarre & hilarious "authourless" recording of a bent flexidisc playing on a standard turntable. the record itself is a guide on how to make sound effects with one's voice, and was left between the pages of the book which came with the record for many years before being found at a thrift store. this recording has been edited from about an hours worth of original recordings. no layering, post production, or other human interference beyond editing was peformed.

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diaspora - the unknowable

Reissue of the first full length release by the group, released in limited numbers in 2001. A mix of digital & analogue sound sources & techniques produces a soundscape of throbbing pulses, off balance tones, deep drones, gritty noise textures & delicate high end electronics. Diaspora for these recordings were: Lloyd Barrett, Joe Musgrove, Andrew Thomson & BW Bird.

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pH3 - Viscous

pH3 - Viscous CD released February 2003 1. hives (7:28) 2. vexing truth syrum (7:57) 3. cen (3:37) 4. when multiverses collide or t.w.s.g.m.m. (2:50) 5. floor (4:55) 6. lost from human memory at the bottom of the sea (11:29) 7. sunrise; the seering paradox of eternity (6:11) 8. dropping doors (5:00) 9. (0:13) The 9 track disc is culled from several hours of improvisations performed by the original drums/synth/guitar trio recorded from 04/2001 to 01/2002...

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