Opaque – Ienki Ienki Michlin Arctic Blue Foil Jacket (C40, Fall Into Void Records)

Hot on the heels of the Opaque tape on Veil, here is a second Opaque tape for June, this time on the excellent Fall Into Void Recs, run by Petar Stipsits, who is also responsible for the great, great work of HNW outfit Bruising Pattern. This C40, titled Ienki Ienki Michlin Arctic Blue Foil Jacket,Continue reading “Opaque – Ienki Ienki Michlin Arctic Blue Foil Jacket (C40, Fall Into Void Records)”

Opaque – Pink Duvetica Diadema Nylon Down Jacket (CS, Veil Tapes)

On June 2nd 2021, a new Opaque tape was released through the excellent Veil Tapes, Pink Duvetica Diadema Nylon Down Jacket. It is the latest instalment in Duvetica-centred releases and features beautiful artwork courtesy of Veil’s own Eric Benson (of Twin Aperture). This C45 tape contains two 22:30 minute recordings, both exploring the more minimal,Continue reading “Opaque – Pink Duvetica Diadema Nylon Down Jacket (CS, Veil Tapes)”

Panic & Ariana Grande

Pop music and popular culture have long proven fruitful sources of inspiration for harsh noise and harsh noise wall. James Killick’s Love Katy project can probably be considered the pioneering voice in the particular niche of pop music-inspired HNW, and plenty of others have followed suit, such as Killick with his own Carrie, as wellContinue reading “Panic & Ariana Grande”

Opaque – Delirium (Down Sluts Vol. IV) C30

Thomas Puopolo’s excellent Summer Interlude Records today released a new Opaque tape, a C30 entitled Delirium: Down Sluts Vol. IV. The Down Sluts series began as a trilogy of releases: the brief Intimacy (released digitally through James Killick’s Maniacal Laugh – just after another Opaque release on that same label, Moncler Hermine), Sensuality and EcstasyContinue reading “Opaque – Delirium (Down Sluts Vol. IV) C30”