Noisicians & Artists
Rare Hungry Birds - Brand new duo of Houston residents who will be recording on this label. We are quite excited about this project!
Sad Pygmy - Old skool psychedelic punk, active in the 1990s, featuring that IMR fella on theremin and electronics. Reunited briefly in 2007 for the Axiom 20th Anniversary Reunion show at Fitzgeralds.
Turmoil in the Toybox - Real "noise band" of Houston area legends (including that IMR fella on theremin and many other things) that was most active in the late 80s to early 90s, reunited briefly in '07 for the Axiom 20th Anniversary Reunion show.
Rotten Piece - Chance, drone, humor, video, deconstructed rock, sound collage, psychedelia, electronics, homemade instruments, satire and dissonance.
Porch Creeps - Murder ballads and drinkin' songs. Cretinous porch music to make you swing yer beer mug high.
Aynart - Talented Houston artist specializing in assemblage and collage.
Carlos Pozo - Dark ambience, sonic electronics, precision abstract visual art.
Concrete Violin - Austin Caustic creates intense wall of sound kinda noise. Kills nazis.
Kairos - Sonic drone cult. Space out, forget what you did, but know you loved it.
Muzak John - The wizard of weird. The captain of casio noise.
In the Land of Archers - Intense experimental trippiness.
T.E.F. - Dynamic harsh noise coming out of Sealy, Texas.
Edmo - Austin eastside ceramic artist.
HUG - One of the musical juggernauts in the Keep Austin Wierd crowd.
Lazy Squid - Surprising new link may be coming soon!
Deadline Recordings - THE Houston label for harsh noise, power electronics, and more.
Fleece Records - Only da best Texas improv and psychedelic music.
+ p i t c h p h a s e + - Personal-size noise label run by Carlos (of Pechuga).
Sound Exchange - Cool independent record store in Houston since 1977.
Vinal Edge Records - Another cool indy record store in Houston (FM1960 area).
Venues & Radio
Super Happy Fun Land - Funky art and performance space that loves weird music.
14 Pews - Microcinema and performance space in old neighborhood church.
Binarium Sound Series - Monthly experimental music organizer.
The Chestnut Tree on KPFT - Various challenging genres of abstract and under-played audio, plus interviews. Tuesdays 2am to 5am 90.1fm
Genetic Memory show on KTRU.org - Experimental music on Mondays 10pm to 1am 90.1fm HD2
Electronics & Software
The PAIA Theremax theremin - I built it, I use it, I love it. Probably better as a jump-back-jack rock-your-socks-off theremin rather than a stuffy stuck-up concert theremin.
Samplitude - Complete PC-based audio authoring, editing, and mastering. US distributor's page.