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The best is noise

One night last winter, Thurston Moore and Swedish sax kingpin Mats Gustafsson popped into the Middle East upstairs for an off-the-cuff performance together. The loose group arrangement — Bill Nace and Chris Corsano joined in at the last minute — made fo
Howard Stelzer's tale of the tape
By MATT PARISH  |  August 14, 2009
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Decisions, decisions

Sometimes even when your cup runneth over, life still isn’t fair.
Excited strings, Swiss sound art and utter mayhem
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  September 10, 2008
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Audiophiles unite!

This Tuesday marks the debut of the New England Phonographers Union.
The New England Phonographers Union + the BSC
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  August 19, 2008
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Coachella it ain’t

The International Noise Conference started as an acid-tongued spit take on the club-oriented Miami Winter Music Conference.

The INC cometh and Cage's Variations VII


By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  April 15, 2008
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Noise boys

For the better part of the past decade, Michigan’s Wolf Eyes have made some of the most feral, ear-stinging, metal-machine-gone-mad music this side of anywhere.
Wolf Eyes take their show on the road
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  March 25, 2008
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Drone machine

In 2008, local experimental musician, promoter, and head of the Intransitive Recordings label Howard Stelzer celebrates a decade in Boston.
Howard Stelzer celebrates 10 years in Boston
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  January 14, 2008


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Eclectic finds

With the frigid weather and bracing winds, the natural inclination early each new year is to go a bit fetal, curl up, and hibernate until springtime.
Looking for the brave and the new in 2008
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  December 26, 2007
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Environmental issues

For the better part of the last 15 years, local artist, organizer, and composer Jed Speare has been an integral member of Boston’s artistic community.
The Sound Works of Jed Speare
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  November 27, 2007
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The screaming life

Experimental music occupies a space on the margins, at the outer limits of established genres.
The Cross-Pollenization Festival
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  October 08, 2007
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Soul clapping

Boston’s Next Generation Productions is on its way to becoming the premier party promoters on the circuit.
Next Generation is making moves, plus Letia Larok
By DAVID DAY  |  July 11, 2006