New Opaque: Choutte 2CDr (Perpetual Abjection)

Perpetual Abjection is a wonderful micro-label out of Thailand run by the equally wonderful Polwach Beokhaimook, who not only has his own fascinating history in extreme music (I was delighted to discover a while back, when he had already established himself as a valuable part of the HNW scene, that he was a founding memberContinue reading “New Opaque: Choutte 2CDr (Perpetual Abjection)”

New Opaque: Total Hudson Worship

On February 21st, a new Opaque was released, Total Hudson Worship. It consists of a single track of 39 minutes and 19 seconds of pure HNW. It can be considered – as may be evident – both a continuation of the recent slew of releases centered around the Moncler Hudson, as well as an entryContinue reading “New Opaque: Total Hudson Worship”

New Opaque: Black Moncler Hudson II C40 (Field Strike)

On November 21st, the excellent Field Strike released a new Opaque tape, Black Moncler Hudson II. The tape features a single track of 19 minutes and 50 seconds and was issued in an edition of 30 on marbled lilac tapes (the same tapes were used for the HNW tape swap release Duvetica Diadema Princess). TheContinue reading “New Opaque: Black Moncler Hudson II C40 (Field Strike)”

New Opaque: Opaque/Scarlet Diva Split C20 (Summer Interlude Records)

Today the excellent Summer Interlude Records, run by Thomas Puopolo of Scarlet Diva and a slew of other excellent projects, such as Male Slut Society and Fistfuck, released a split C20 featuring Opaque on the A-side and Scarlet Diva on the B-side. The Opaque track is a stuttering, clattering wall that is dedicated to aContinue reading “New Opaque: Opaque/Scarlet Diva Split C20 (Summer Interlude Records)”

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)”

New releases: Opaque bizcards

2021 has started off as a productive year for Opaque, with a number of prospective tape releases in the near future on various labels and a handful of self-released bizcard CDrs just released. The bizcard CDrs were made available in two batches. The first was released on 18 March and featured four bizcards with aContinue reading “New releases: Opaque bizcards”

New releases: Opaque and Post-Perreo 5

The last thing I released in 2020 was an Opaque release, the 20-minute digital Black Moncler Badyfur. It can be streamed in full on the Bandcamp here. My first release in 2021 (today) was a new Post-Perreo mix, the fifth instalment in the series. Like all the other entries in the series (save for theContinue reading “New releases: Opaque and Post-Perreo 5”

Absent Erratum interview and new Opaque: Moncler Hudson

I was recently interviewed by Michael Tau about Absent Erratum for Anomaly Index. Anomaly Index is a great website which frequently posts interviews with people involved in fringe experimental projects (or some of their releases), among which, for instance, The Rita, Atrax Morgue and Fukte. You can read the full interview here. And out now:Continue reading “Absent Erratum interview and new Opaque: Moncler Hudson”