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Concert Fri May 29 2009

Matchitehew Assembly band update

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A few weeks back, we mentioned an upcoming two-day festival of black metal, drone, ambient, and harsh noise called Matchitehew Assembly. It's still happening Friday and Saturday, June 5 and 6, same time, same place, same everything, except that one more act's been added, and it's a doozy. A collaboration between West Coast noise/experimental artist John Wiese and Midwest drone industrialist Hive Mind has been added to the Friday lineup, bringing each day's lineup to eleven acts.

Wiese is known to harsh noise fans for his limitless array of recordings, both under his own name, and with such collaborative projects as Sissy Spacek, Heavy Seals, LHD, and Waves. His work with Sunn o))) also more than cements his reputation in the world of experimental metal. His most recent album is titled Circle Snare, and is available on the No Fun Productions label.

Greh Holger, aka Hive Mind, has mined an obsessively bleak shaft of darkness for many years, with such classic albums as Tunnel Birth, Death Tone, and Cast Through Shallow Earth to his credit. He also runs the Chondritic Sound label, where you can still find an example of this duo's collaborative possibilities in the form of a 10" record entitled "...Trick Satanism."

The festival is taking place at the Co-Prosperity Sphere, with tickets priced at $25 for one day, or a two-day pass for $40. More info on the festival, including up-to-the-minute updates and directions to the venue can be found at the Matchitehew Assembly web site.

 
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