Andy Ortmann / Hogg / Tarpit / Little Princess At Ufo Factory

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Andy Ortmann has been making eclectic electronic experimental music since 1990. His early efforts produced abrasive synthesizer and electro-acoustic recordings while his more recent albums consist of further complex concepts and technical execution. Ortmann also curates Nihilist Records and hosts the monthly radio program The Eternal Now on WFMU.

HOGG first began performing in Chicago during 2014. Working as a duo, they played raw and minimalistic pieces using crudely-strummed guitar, scrap metal, floor tom, and drum machine. While their music takes influence from early industrial, no wave, noise, and punk music, they have devised a sound and style that is uniquely their own. Last summer saw their debut recorded release Bury the Dog Deeper (Nihilist Recordings, CS) which was pressed with a slightly different track selection into vinyl as Carnal Lust and Carnivorous Eating (Rotted Tooth Recordings, LP). Solar Phallic Lion is their third release and demonstrates an increasingly diverse palette, with HOGG expanding their style into 5 tracks that cover a range of genres. There are subdued vocals over a pulsating dirge of guitar and drum machine on the title track, a mutant surf blast of floor tom and riffs on "Electromagnetic Chauvinism," a rhythm-focused exorcism on "My House Is Nice", a D-beat re-imagining ripe with wild pitch-shifted vocals and soaring guitar on "Today's World," and a sing-along destruction of an old classic on "Conform or Die."

TARPIT(sam hooker/mug/peoples)

LITTLE PRINCESS(davin destruction)

18+ w ID
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