Cassette Gods reviews the Brian Osborne / Dan Peck split
"Osborne brings this kind of vile wonder to life as his music makes you feel both uncomfortable and, dare I say, happy at the same time."

"an experimentalist music fan’s dream to hear the tuba front and center in all its lo-fi glory."

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The Wire reviews The Gate's "Vomit Dreams" CD
"They are great at allowing their scraping and scuttlings to coalesce magically into growlings riffs and malevolent low-register thunder, bridging the hiterto unspanned void between Don Cherry's MU and early Swans."
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I Must Find Atlantis Blog reviews Human Adult Band's "Permanent Hearing Damage Sessions" LP

Hearing Damage Session is a fitting name for this ten track ripper of an album. Human Adult Band sludge along once again with songs that sound like your favorite grunge groups' forgotten accidental studio gems. This is the kind of music your parents never wanted you to listen to….or even know about. There's filthy feedback, monster-inspired vocals, head-wrenching noise as well as eargasmic, nail-scraping melodies that are buried within the chaos and worth waiting for. These are songs to violently let in while sinking into your couch, blowing off a perfect day. Available now with hand screened cover and impressive accompanying artwork.
http://imustfindatlantis.blogspot.com/2012/02/human-adult-band-hearing-damage.html
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The Wire Reviews "Acid Soil" by Dan Peck Trio

"...hypnotically suspended session at the exact mid-point between jazz and doom"
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Blastitude Reviews "Acid Soil" by Dan Peck Trio

"Point well struck between Kentucky doom gnarl (Matt Minter art, yikes) and NYC jazz exactitude"
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The Swedish Nurse Reviews The "Ymir" LP by Temperatures

"... first full-length by this mysterious south London duo, one long untitled piece each side, downcast and sinister thick bass throbbing and rolling drumming on the first side, with vocals that sound like a broken man trying to explain what really happened to a hostile interrogator towards the end of the piece. The second side is noisier, starting with their 'familiar' sound of knotted, hammered bass notes and drum clatter that breaks down after a few minutes before exploding into some terrifically noisy interplay with -it has to be said - Mark E Smith-style ranting before the yearning, thrilling conclusion. These boys don't give much away, with the abstract titles and imagery, so just enjoy this night bus ride through hell.
This is fantastic, abject subterranean stuff." -Martin
http://theswedishnurse.blogspot.com/
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Pitchfork
"The use of jazz-based improvisation in the rock underground is nothing new. But lately it seems to be bubbling up at a particularly high rate. Owl Sounds, the Hat City Intuitive, the Eastern Seaboard, Violence Jazz, and the George Steeltoe Ensemble are just a few of the groups churning out homemade free-improv (and hand-made releases) on promising labels like Color Sounds, Evolving Ear, Tiger Asylum, and Heat Retention." -Marc Masters 10.16.07
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Blastitude reviews the "Church of Yuh" LP by George Steeltoe Ens

"The result of all this various input is some noisy, cluttered, and refreshingly nasty garbage jazz all the way, maybe even a new kind of fire music, some shitty city fire like a stolen car burning in an alley behind some slum apartments next door to fledgling condo conversions."
http://www.blastitude.com/21/21.htm
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Hanson Records on the Marc Zajack / Brian Osborne Split LP

"Osborne side starts with nasty crude freckles of buzzes and morphs into a tape manipulated bone rattle....from there it progresses into a great scraping metal loop with the returning buzzes coming back droned and subdued...KILLER SIDE! Zajack side sounds like a flapping wire slowed down 100x times... a great low fluttering pulse...soon higher delayed flutters are layered over the pulse...it morphes into hum littered with rusty metal and ends with even slower metal crumbling. Amazing record! Limited to only 100 copies. Highly Recommended!
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WIRE reviews Paper Legs / Sharks with Wings Split 7"

"Nice split this time from a couple of East Coast groups who've floated under my radar thus far. The single by Paper Legs and Sharks W/ Wings is packed inside a handsome silk- screened sleeve. Paper Legs have a very nice clattery sound, like a fat-ass freak rumble inside some gamelan storage room. The Sharks W/ Wings track is more in the line of Midwest US electronic murk, but without as much high-end caterwaul we've come to expect." -Byron Coley 2/06
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Bull Tongue reviews the Mouthus/Dosdedos/Tan as Fuck/Ground Monkeys Split 7"

"these cats pump out the bad vibrations in most excellent fashion. A must have."
-Byron Coley & Thurston Moore July 2005
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Animal Psi reviews "True Tales for a new American Century" on Phase! Records

"New York bass & drum duo Blastocyst (Jay Dunbar and Brian Osborne) play skuzzy noise-rock music with aplomb like only a pair of completely wrecked instruments can provide..."

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AngryApe Reviews Paper Legs side of split 7" with Sharks with Wings

"'Brownfield's Red Field' is like Sunburned Hand Of The Man remixing Goblin's Suspiria Soundtrack. The song is an improvised sound collage of live percussion and cymbal crashes, plucked strings, sporadic drums and the eeriness of an old Nosferatu movie."
"This is a no fuss, no hype release of pure experimental and forward-thinking music. Highly Recommended"
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Earlabs reviews Spool Ensemble "three electronics" 3"

"interesting pieces of harsh noise that however have enough variation and dynamics to be interesting." "A sort of violent Stockhausen..."