Tabs Out | Xah – Approaching the Absolute Periphery

Xah – Approaching the Absolute Periphery 8.31.21 by Jacob DeRaadt Scrap metal noise has a long-standing place in experimental music circles.  From the anti-music aktions of New Blockaders and the Haters to modern masters like K2, Knurl, and Macronympha, artists have assimilated the discarded waste of industrial society into the fabric of their sound. From […]

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Tabs Out | Vital Cause – Zero Sum Game

Vital Cause – Zero Sum Game 7.27.21 by Jacob DeRaadt “Zero Sum Game” is the first offering from the trio of Eddie Giles (Final Solution), Jay Howard (Circuit Wound), and John Grimaldi (Submersive Productions). The three have done some work together under the name Run for Omniphobia, though I’m not familiar with that output. Side A […]

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Tabs Out | Interview – id m theft able

Interview – id m theft able 4.19.18 by Jacob DeRaadt Skott (aka: id m theft able) is one of those people that I knew through trading tapes of thrift-store cut-up in the mail for years before seeing him perform live with an amplified table of various re-imagined objects, prepared digital cut up, radio, and THOSE VOCALS. […]

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Tabs Out | Pleasure Brothers – The Accident & Ecstasy

Pleasure Brothers – The Accident & Ecstasy 2.25.16 by Jacob DeRaadt According to Cantankerous Records’ website, Pleasure Brothers is the defunct moniker for Sydney, Australia’s Tony McKey, who specializes in a very peculiar sort of nauseating minimal tape loop action that calls to mind the more minimal elements of Dog Lady Island and Aaron Dilloway. […]

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Tabs Out | Derek Baron – Palmillas

Derek Baron – Palmillas 12.22.15 by Jacob DeRaadt A loose, free-associative collage of field recordings made on a trip through Mexico City and Guanajuato, in January 2015. This is the sounds that tourists’ ear takes in, with intermittent interference from recording device and atmospheric conditions of recording space. There are lengthier, airy drones that serve […]

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