Monday, August 24, 2009

Time Out on Haptic/Nightmares

Time Out

For those curious, haptic means “pertaining to the sense of touch.” The local trio of Steven Hess, Adam Sonderberg and Joseph Mills—all accomplished experimentalists in their own right—uses this outlet to do more extreme noise works and quieter stretches of drone. Electronic improviser Brian Labycz joins the group before a set from Nightmares, a punishing new synth-heavy combo from Bloodyminded's Mark Solotroff.