With a name that suggests B-movie horror films and a sound that combines shoe gaze and psychedelic rock, A Place to Bury Strangers comes blazing out of the fertile Brooklyn, New York scene.
Hailing from the not-too-distant land of Carbondale, Ill., Gods on Safari raped, pillaged and plundered their way into St. Louis with their destructive brand of hardcore noisiness. Does anything remain standing of the Magnolia Avenue? Find out by streaming their fervent set.
Eschewing traditional verse-chorus-verse structures to maintain a single musical phrase for entire songs, Cave creates tracks that are like blank canvases on which an onslaught of psychedelic improvisation is painted.
Abrasive racket from various instruments and voices thrown haphazardly together or a contemporary interpretation of free form jazz? Listen to the highly experimental noise group Skarekrau Radio on Spazztick and decide for yourself.
Splintered, staccato guitars collide with bludgeoning yet precise tom rolls and syncopated snare taps in Michigan- and Ohio-based band Man at Arms. The noise rock duo joined Mabel and Joe on Spazztick with a juxtaposition of calm harmonies against epileptic waves of cacophony and chaos.