First off, you can now be the first in your neigborhood to grab a copy of the subQtaneous album. Several P. Emerson appearances here, and an incredible group of collaborators. James is someone who makes magic happen. You all need everything he puts his creativity to.
Described as a “stick of dynamite strapped to reality,” (Scenery Zine), subQtaneous is a diverse conceptual, collaborative album. It carves new soundscapes ranging from brutal, pounding industrial to sarcastic hip hop set over carnival music to delicately layered trance. It has been compared to Pigface, probably due to its format, as well as Coil, Mr Bungle, and Frank Zappa. It includes contributions from members of bands such as Collide, Veil of Thorns, Rob Banks, Elektroworx, and many others. While the tracks are tied together by a common theme – the corrosive dark side of capitalism, and its effects on our psyche – none of the musicians involved in this project try to beat you over the head with their ideology. Instead it remains, as the title would imply, an almost subliminal experience that slowly gets under your skin, and doesn’t come out in the wash.
Womb Raiders will be on the Dr.Phil Show
Apparently the show’s about the old bourgeois/fundamentalist bugaboo: the Evils of Rock music and how the kids are becoming murderous psychos from listening to evil sounds.
To quote Evil Matt, AcidVictim Records honcho:
“Dr. Phil has seen the album artwork already, actually. Womb Raiders is going on his show in 2007 sometime for a show about how certain types of music can influence people into doing “bad things.” He got the gig by telling Dr. Phil’s publicist that during a rough sex session with his girlfriend, he had the idea of introducing a hammer into the lovemaking and bashing her with it. Next thing he knows, he’s booked on Dr. Phil. Just what kind of people am I associating with here, I don’t know….:)”
I’m not generally one to give censors more material than they find on their own here, but this was a fun project. I have the feeling that this show is going to be a strange circus.
If Mr.Raider had said he likes to grow flowers and pet fuzzy bunnies, there’d be no show.
(It is a known fact that country music causes alcoholism, listening to Enya makes holes in the brain and listening to Nu-Metal makes your dick shrink.)
(Actually, I love classic country. Kinky for Governor.)